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Charles Edward Greene (born September 24, 1946), better known as "Mean" Joe Greene, is a former American football defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football Leag...

8/12/2018 5/31/2021

Ryan Clint Nece (born February 24, 1979) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2...

8/12/2018 5/31/2021

Ronald Mandel Lott (born May 8, 1959) is a former American professional football player who was a cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons...

8/12/2018 5/31/2021

Anthony Drew Dorsett, Jr. (born September 14, 1973) is a former American football safety. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He has also been a member of t...

8/10/2018 5/31/2021

Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (/ʃəˈkiːl/ shə-keel; born March 6, 1972), nicknamed Shaq (/ʃæk/ shak), is an American former professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television prog...

11/23/2015 5/31/2021

. Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. (born Floyd Joy Sinclair; February 24, 1977) is an American professional boxer and promoter. Widely considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time, undefeated as a...

7/19/2017 5/31/2021

Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "The Mailman", Malone played the power forward position and spent his first 18 seasons (1985–...

8/7/2018 5/31/2021

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar MP

"Lew Alcindor"

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.; April 16, 1947) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the ...

12/16/2016 5/31/2021

Gale Sayers MP (1943 - 2020)

Gale Eugene Sayers (born May 30, 1943) is a former professional American football player who earned acclaim both as a halfback and return specialist in the National Football League (NFL). In a brief ...

8/12/2018 5/31/2021

Marcus LeMarr Allen (born March 26, 1960) is a former American football running back and football analyst for CBS. As a professional, Allen ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes for 5,412 yards ...

8/10/2018 5/31/2021

Anthony Drew Dorsett (born April 7, 1954) is a former American football running back who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos. From ...

8/10/2018 5/31/2021

Michael Jerome Irvin (born March 5, 1966) is a retired American football player, actor, and sports commentator. Irvin played college football at the University of Miami, then for the Dallas Cowboys o...

8/10/2018 5/31/2021

Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965) is an American actress and producer. After graduating from the Juilliard School in 1993, Davis began her career on stage and won an Obie Award in 1999 for her perfo...

2/26/2017 5/31/2021

Sissieretta Jones (1868 - 1933)

"Black", "Patti"

Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, known as Sissieretta Jones, was an African-American soprano. She sometimes was called "The Black Patti" in reference to Italian opera singer Adelina Patti. Jones' repe...

10/17/2017 5/7/2021

Aretha Franklin MP (1942 - 2018)

"“The Queen of Soul”", "Sister Ree", "Re-Re"

Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, active since 1956. Franklin won 18 Grammy Awards and is one of the best selling female artist...

1/24/2015 3/13/2021

Muddy Waters MP (aft.1913 - 1983)

Morgan "Muddy Waters" McKinley is considered the "father of modern Chicago Blues". His birth date and place are either April 4, 1913 in Jug's Corner, Issaquena County Mississippi or April 4, 1915 in Ro...

5/22/2015 3/13/2021

Iman MP

Manhattan and London

She is professionally known as Iman (which means "faith" in Arabic), is a Somali-American model, actress and entrepreneur. A pioneer in the field of ethnic cosmetics, she is also noted for her charitab...

8/30/2010 11/15/2020

Known as Bobby from the Motown produced group DeBarge.

12/3/2009 11/15/2020

Standing merely five feet tall, Jada Pinkett Smith is known for her high-energy charm, receiving attention for the spunky role she played in her friend Keenan Ivory Wayans' Low Down Dirty Shame in 1994...

4/3/2011 9/2/2020

Christian Keyes (born July 24, 1975) is an American actor and model.

7/20/2020 7/27/2020

Curtis Mayfield (1942 - 1999)

"The Gentle Genius"

Curtis Mayfield's Greatest Hits Full Album - Best Songs Of Curtis Mayfield Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was a soul, R&B, and funk singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record ...

9/30/2015 7/22/2020

Bobbi Kristina Brown (1993 - 2015)

10/25/2010 7/21/2020

Harvey Fuqua MP (1929 - 2010)

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, the nephew of the Ink Spots’ Charlie Fuqua, Harvey Fuqua was a jack-of-all-trades music man whose behind the scenes achievements as a talent scout, producer, label owner, ...

9/21/2007 7/21/2020

Greg Morris MP (1933 - 1996)

Francis Gregory Alan Morris (September 27, 1933 – August 27, 1996) was an American actor. He was best known for portraying Barney Collier on Mission: Impossible and Lt. David Nelson on Vega$. Ethnici...

6/10/2020 7/16/2020

Rev. Adam Daniel WILLIAMS was born on the 2 January 1863 in Penfield, Greene County, Georgia to slaves Willis and Lucretia Williams. and died 21 March 1931. Minister, civil rights activist, and grandfa...

12/1/2010 7/15/2020

Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Goodfellas (1990), Jungle Fever (...

2/2/2016 7/13/2020

June Pointer MP (1953 - 2006)

June Antoinette Pointer (November 30, 1953 – April 11, 2006) was an American pop/R&B singer and a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning vocal group The Pointer Sisters. Biography Early life...

4/16/2015 7/5/2020

Richard Lamar Dent (born December 13, 1960) is a former American football defensive end, who played primarily for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was the MVP of Super Bowl...

8/10/2018 6/13/2020

Jessye Norman MP (1945 - 2019)

Jessye Mae Norma born September 15, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. American opera singer. Youngest recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor. Five time Grammy Award winner, including her Lifetime Achieve...

3/14/2013 6/12/2020

William Still (October 7, 1821 — July 14, 1902) was an African-American abolitionist based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, businessman, writer, historian ...

5/21/2020 5/21/2020

Prince MP (1958 - 2016)

"Ƭ̵̬̊"

Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known by his mononym Prince , was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles du...

2/14/2010 5/21/2020

Hip-hop artist, author and actor LL Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York. Growing up in New York City, Smith adopted the stage name LL Cool J, which...

7/18/2014 5/21/2020

Alexander Lightfoot Manly (1866 - 1944)

"Alex"

It is believed that Alexander Manly was either the illegitimate son or grandson of Governor Charles Manly. Manly was the target of the Democratic campaign in 1898 and his printing office was destro...

7/2/2007 5/21/2020

Turner was born "free" in Newberry Courthouse, South Carolina . Instead of being sold into slavery, his family sent him to live with a Quaker family. The law at the time of his birth prevented a black ...

8/26/2011 5/20/2020

William Monroe Trotter MP (1872 - 1934)

William Monroe Trotter (sometimes just Monroe Trotter , April 7, 1872 – April 7, 1934) was a newspaper editor and real estate businessman based in Boston, Massachusetts, and an activist for African-Ame...

5/15/2012 5/20/2020

Ma3c Doris Miller, Navy Cross (1919 - 1943)

"Dorie"

Miller’s heroism — and the legend it engendered — were directly responsible for helping to roll back the Navy’s policy of racial segregation and prejudice, and served as a powerful catalyst for the c...

7/10/2015 5/20/2020

Benjamin "Pap" Singleton MP (1809 - 1900)

"Pap", "Old Pap", "Washington Singleton"

Benjamin "Pap" Singleton (1809–1892) was an American activist and businessman best known for his role in establishing African American settlements in Kansas. A former slave from Tennessee who escaped...

10/21/2015 5/20/2020

Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson MP (1875 - 1950)

Carter Godwin Woodson, born to ex-slaves, served as a school supervisor in the Philippines between 1903 and 1907. He wrote personal letters which alludes to problems he had with Filipinos in the Bureau...

7/4/2011 5/20/2020

Nina Simone MP (1933 - 2003)

"Nina Simone", "Priestess of Soul"

Dr. Nina Simone was born 21 February 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina and died 21 April 2003 in Carry-le-Rouet, Bouches-du-Rhône, France . Her birth name was Eunice Kathleen Waymon and she was also known ...

5/16/2011 5/20/2020

Sean John Combs MP

"Puff Daddy", "P. Diddy", "Sean John Combs", "Sean"

Reference: Biographical Summaries of Notable People - SmartCopy : Feb 17 2016, 2:15:10 UTC Reference: Wikipedia

5/17/2011 5/19/2020

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. MP (1887 - 1940)

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a proponent of the Pan-Africanism movement, ...

4/19/2011 5/16/2020

Valerie Bowman Jarrett (born November 14, 1956) is a Senior Advisor to the President of the United States and Assistant to the President for Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Obama...

10/25/2014 5/11/2020

Cory Anthony Booker (born April 27, 1969) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey. At the time of his election to the Senate, he was the Mayor of Newark. One of...

8/6/2014 5/11/2020

Wanda Sykes (born March 7, 1964) is an American writer, stand-up comedian, actress, and voice artist. She earned the 1999 Emmy Award for her writing on The Chris Rock Show . In 2004 Entertainment Weekl...

7/14/2009 5/11/2020

Evan Ross MP

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Evan Olav Næss (born August 26, 1988), known professionally as Evan Ross , is an American actor and musician. He made his acting debut in the comedy-drama film ATL (2006), and has since starred in th...

10/22/2009 5/11/2020

John Lewis, US Congress MP (1940 - 2020)

He put it this way on Twitter in 2018: “Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of ...

2/23/2016 5/11/2020

Tuskegee Airmen fighter pilot during WWII. Also nephew of Secretary of the NAACP Walter White. Graduate of class 43-G, earning his pilot wings at Tuskegee in 1943. He flew a P-51C fighter, nicknamed ...

7/3/2013 5/10/2020

Adella Hunt Logan (1863 - 1915)

Daughter of Capt. Henry Alexander (C.S.A.) and Mariah "Cherokee Mariah Lilly" (Hunt) Hunt, Sr. Wife of Warren Logan Their son, Dr. Arthur C. Logan, b. ca. 1905-1973 (m. 1st., Wenonah Bond and 2nd.,...

8/17/2015 5/2/2020

Joyce Bryant MP

"Ioney", "Joyce"

Joyce Bryant (born October 14, 1927) is an American singer and actress who achieved fame in the late 1940s and early 1950s as a theater and nightclub performer. With her signature silver hair and tight...

1/26/2020 5/2/2020

Mary Jane Patterson MP (1840 - 1894)

Educator Mary Jane Patterson is considered to be the first African American woman to receive a B.A. degree when she graduated from Oberlin College in 1862. A fellow Oberlin alumnus, Lucy Stanton Day Se...

5/8/2018 5/2/2020

Malcolm X MP (1925 - 1965)

Malcolm X , born Malcolm Little and also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Arabic: الحاجّ مالك الشباز‎), was an African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist. To his admi...

3/18/2008 5/2/2020

Walter Francis White MP (1893 - 1955)

WALTER FRANCIS WHITE, 1893-1955 Walter White was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on July 1, 1893. He was one of the seven children (he had five sisters and one brother) of George White, a Post Office emplo...

2/12/2012 5/2/2020

Oscar Micheaux MP (1884 - 1951)

Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (January 2, 1884 – March 25, 1951) was an African-American author, film director and independent producer of more than 44 films. Although the short-lived Lincoln Motion Pictu...

2/16/2009 5/2/2020

Katherine Dunham MP (1909 - 2006)

Katherine Mary Dunham (also known as Kaye Dunn , June 22, 1909 – May 21, 2006) was an African-American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, anthropologist, and social activist. Dunham had one of ...

12/14/2012 5/2/2020

Marian Anderson MP (1897 - 1993)

Marian Anderson b. February 27, 1897 d. April 8, 1993 Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Most of her singing career was...

7/24/2011 5/2/2020

A. D. King (1930 - 1969)

"AD", "Williams"

Alfred Daniel Williams King (July 30, 1930 – July 21, 1969), known as A. D. King, was the younger brother of Martin Luther King, Jr., the famed leader of the American civil-rights movement. Like his ol...

1/20/2009 5/2/2020

Jerome Michael Adams is an American anesthesiologist and a vice admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who currently serves as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States. Pri...

3/16/2020 4/29/2020

Blac Chyna MP

"Blac Chyna"

Blac Chyna is an American model and entrepreneur. In 2014, she launched her own make-up brand Lashed by Blac Chyna and a beauty salon in Encino, Los Angeles. Since 2016, she has appeared in numerous re...

9/13/2016 4/29/2020

'Mariah Carey ' was born Mariah Angela Carey in Huntington, New York, on March 27, 1970, to an Irish-American mother Patricia Hickey and an African American/Venezuelan father Alfred Roy Carey. Her moth...

8/4/2008 4/28/2020

Russell Wendell Simmons (born October 4, 1957) is an American business magnate. He co-founded the hip-hop music label Def Jam and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Americ...

2/28/2011 4/27/2020

Kimora Lee Simmons (née Perkins; born May 4, 1975) is an American former fashion model. She took over Baby Phat after Russell Simmons and was CEO/Creative Director through 2010. As of Feb 2015, she h...

3/1/2011 4/27/2020

Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born July 8, 1998), known mononymously as Jaden , is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the son of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith. Jaden Smith's...

4/3/2011 4/27/2020

Jackie Jackson MP

"Jackie"

Sigmund Esco "Jackie" Jackson (born May 4, 1951) is an American singer and songwriter best known as a founding member of the Jackson 5. Jackie is the second child of the Jackson family and the oldest...

9/21/2007 4/27/2020

Orenthal James Simpson was born on July 9, 1947, in San Francisco, California. His aunt gave him the name Orenthal, which supposedly was the name of a French actor she liked. OJ is what he usually goes...

6/4/2011 4/27/2020

Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. (/ˈtʃiːdəl/; born November 29, 1964)[1] is an American actor, writer, producer, and director. He had an early role in Hamburger Hill (1987), before building his career in the 1...

12/10/2010 4/27/2020

Josephine Baker MP (1906 - 1975)

"Black Venus", "Tumpie (family nickname)", "Black Pearl", "Creole Goddess"

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and even the "Créole Goddess" in anglophone nations, i...

1/6/2011 4/27/2020

Powhatan Beaty, 1SG (USA) MP (1837 - 1916)

Powhatan Beaty (October 8, 1837 – December 6, 1916) was born into slavery, an African American soldier and actor. During the American Civil War, he served in the Union Army's 5th United States Colored ...

5/20/2011 4/26/2020

Mary Jane Blige (/blaɪʒ/; born January 11, 1971) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, and philanthropist. Her career began in 1991 when she was signed to Uptown Records. She went on to release 13...

5/24/2011 4/25/2020

Dionne Warwick (born Marie Dionne Warrick ; December 12, 1940) is an American singer, actress and TV-show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, ...

4/13/2011 4/25/2020

Condoleezza "Condi" Rice (/ˌkɒndəˈliːzə raɪs/; born November 14, 1954) is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, the second person to h...

7/3/2015 4/25/2020

Kizzy Kinte Lea (1790 - d.)

"Keziah"

4/28/2014 4/25/2020

Jack Dempsey MP (1895 - 1983)

"Jack Dempsey", "Manassa Mauler"

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), known as the The Manassa Mauler, was an American professional boxer. He was a cultural icon of the 1920s. He held the World Heavyweight C...

11/7/2008 4/25/2020

Dr. Ben Carson, 17th U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development MP

"Ben"

Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, United States

Dr. Ben Carson is an American politician, public servant, author, and retired neurosurgeon who has served as the 17th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development since 2017. He was a candi...

11/17/2015 4/25/2020

James Ingram MP (1952 - 2019)

James Ingram was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist. He was a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy Award nominee for Best Original Song. Since beginning...

2/2/2019 4/25/2020

Crispus Attucks (c. 1723 – March 5, 1770) was a black man in the American Revolutionary War, was the first person shot to death by British redcoats during the Boston Massacre, in Boston, Massachusetts....

6/8/2011 4/25/2020

James Weldon Johnson MP (1871 - 1938)

James Weldon Johnson was one of the first African-American professors at New York University. He also accepted the Spence Chair of Creative Literature at Fisk University in Nashville. His famous works ...

7/27/2011 4/25/2020

Blanche Kelso Bruce (March 1, 1841 – March 17, 1898) was a U.S. politician who represented Mississippi as a Republican in the U.S. Senate from 1875 to 1881 and was the first elected African-American ...

12/27/2011 4/25/2020

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. MP (1908 - 1972)

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (November 29, 1908 – April 4, 1972) was a Baptist pastor and an American politician, who represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives (1945–...

6/4/2010 4/25/2020

Colin Powell, 65th United States Secretary of State MP

Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States

Colin Luther Powell (born April 5, 1937) is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001–2005), serving under ...

3/11/2011 4/25/2020

Sojourner Truth MP (aft.1797 - 1883)

"Isabella Baumfree", "Isabella Bomfree", "Bell", "Belle", "Sojourner Truth"

Isabella her given name at birth Sojourner Truth she later changed her given name from Isabella, to Sojourner and added Truth as her surname (being born into slavery, a surname was something she ...

2/8/2011 4/25/2020

Ralph Johnson Bunche (August 7, 1904 – December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Israel. He w...

5/17/2014 4/25/2020

Edward William Brooke, III, a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Washington, D.C., October 26, 1919; attended the public schools of Washington, D.C.; graduated from Howard University, Washington, D....

8/31/2015 4/25/2020

Phillis Wheatley, First African-American Poet MP (1753 - 1784)

"First African-American to publish a book", "Slave of the Wheatley family of Boston"

'Phillis Wheatley this profile to Honor her life and her poetry Phillis was ''''''purchased by the Wheatley family (John & Susanna Wheatley) of Boston, Massachussetts, USA. (Wheatley- a Bostoni...

1/2/2013 4/25/2020

Bob Marley MP (1945 - 1981)

Nesta Robert Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), more widely and commonly known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist fo...

2/7/2009 4/25/2020

American actor Richard Lawson starred in movies and on television. He is perhaps best-known for his roles in science fiction—he portrayed Ryan in the 1982 hit movie Poltergeist, and Dr. Ben Taylor in t...

4/27/2011 4/25/2020

Pearl Bailey (1918 - 1990)

Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946.[1] She won a Tony Award fo...

5/6/2008 4/25/2020

Sammy Davis, Jr. MP (1925 - 1990)

. Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr . (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer and was also known for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities. Primarily a dancer and si...

12/11/2011 4/25/2020

Aaliyah MP (1979 - 2001)

Aaliyah From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the singer. It is not to be confused with Alia, Aliya or Aliyah. For Aaliyah's 2001 album, see Aaliyah (album). Aaliyah Aaliyah-02.jp...

2/28/2012 4/25/2020

Reverend Peter Spencer MP (1782 - 1843)

Peter Spencer -- Church Founder, Businessman, and Educator Peter Spencer is heralded as the father of Delaware's Independent Black Church Movement. Spencer's biographer, Lewis V. Baldwin, informs us ...

5/31/2012 4/25/2020

Lewis W Woodson (1806 - 1878)

Woodson family oral history, dating to the early nineteenth century, has claimed that Thomas Woodson was the eldest child of Sally Hemings and her master President Thomas Jefferson.[1] That account has...

7/24/2012 4/25/2020

From early success as The Fresh Prince, Will Smith has become one of Hollywood's most powerful players, notching up hits on the movie and music charts as well as gaining acclaim for Ali. He was born ...

4/3/2011 4/25/2020

Tiger Woods MP

Orlando, FL, United States

American golfer Tiger Woods is the youngest man ever, and the first man of color, to win the Masters Tournament of golf. Born Eldrick Tont Woods in Cypress, California. He is the only child of Earl a...

4/18/2009 4/25/2020

Toni Morrison MP (1931 - 2019)

"Toni Morrison", "Anthony"

Nobel Prize in Literature 1993 Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18, 1931-2019) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels ar...

11/27/2011 4/25/2020

Jackie Robinson MP (1919 - 1972)

"Jackie Robinson"

Jackie Robinson was the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first black ma...

4/14/2011 4/25/2020

Paul Laurence Dunbar MP (1872 - 1906)

Paul Laurence Dunbar (June 27, 1872 – February 9, 1906) was an American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Dayton, Ohio, to parents who had been enslave...

7/6/2007 4/25/2020

Jesse Owens MP (1913 - 1980)

"Jesse Owens", "The Buckeye Bullet", "JC Owens"

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens born September 12, 1913 died March 31, 1980 (complications due to Lung Cancer) nickname "Jesse", The Buckeye Bullet, JC Owens buried Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicag...

6/8/2012 4/25/2020

Barack H. Obama, 44th President of the USA MP

"Barry", "Obie"

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Barack Hussein Obama II born August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Nickname: Barry Barack Obama served as the 44th President of the United States and is the first and only African Ameri...

11/13/2007 4/25/2020

James Armistead was a slave owned by William Armistead of Virginia. His date of birth is usually given as 1760, but may have been 1748. During the American Revolutionary War, James received permission ...

1/28/2014 4/25/2020

Doria Loyce Ragland (born September 1956) is an American yoga instructor, social worker, and the mother of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. She works at a nonprofit mental health clinic in Los Angeles. Ragla...

10/30/2016 4/25/2020

Sarah 'Sally' Hemings MP (1773 - 1835)

"Sarah Hemings", "Sally Hemings", "Sally Hemmings", "Sally", "Sarah"

Sally Hemings (Shadwell, Albemarle County, Virginia, circa 1773 – Charlottesville, Virginia, 1835) was an American slave owned by Thomas Jefferson. She is said to have been the half-sister of Jefferson...

11/16/2007 4/25/2020