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African American History: Important People

A Gumberg Library research guide

Sojourner Truth (1797-1893)

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Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

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Madame C.J. Walker (1867-1919)

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Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955)

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A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979)

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Rosa Parks (1913-2005)

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Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005)

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Eldridge Cleaver (1935-1998)

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Muhammad Ali (1942-2016)

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Nat Turner (1800-1831)

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Ida B. Wells (1862-1931)

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W.E.B. DuBois (1868-1963)

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Marcus Garvey (1887-1940)

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Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993)

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Jackie Robinson (1919-1972)

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Medgar Evers (1925-1963)

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Jesse Jackson (1941-)

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