An American

A Negro

two souls

two thoughts

two unreconciled strivings, two warring ideas in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.

WEB Dubois


 Our People of Vision Our Inventors Our Entertainers
     
Martin Luther King George Washington Carver Muhammad Ali
W.E.B. Dubois Benjamin Banneker Henry L. Aaron
Arthur A. Schomburg Frederick McKinley Jones Wilt Chamberlain
Mary Frances Berry Charles Richard Drew Julius Erving
Ronald H. Brown Mathew Henson Ruby Foster
John Edward Bruce Daniel Hale Williams Michael Jordan
Ambrose Caliver Carter G. Woodson Bob Marley
Cheikh Anta Diop   Toni Morrison
James Forman   Eddie Robinson
Marcus Mosiah Garvey   Bill Russell
Henry Louis Gates   Paul Robeson
A. Leon Higginbotham Jr.    
Jimmy Lee Jackson    
Jesse Jackson    
Malcolm X    
Nelson Mandela    
Huey P. Newton    
John Henrik Clark    
Hiram Rhodes Revels    
Anne Spencer    
Louis Stokes    
Melvin Beaunorus Tolson    
Alice Walker    
Clinton Reginald Wharton    
Booker T. Washington    
Frederick Douglas    
Elijah Muhammad    
Louis Farrakhan    
James Langston Hughes    
Patrice Lumumba    
Thurgood Marshall    
Noble Drew Ali    
Rosa Parks    
Prince Hall    
Bobby Seale    
Sojourner Truth    
Wallace Deen Muhammed