*The birth of Pompey Factor in 1849 is celebrated on this date. He was a Black Seminole scout for the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars....
Last names starting in F
*On this date in 1928, Evelyn Fairbanks was born. She was an African American writer, educator, and administrator.
Born in St. Paul,...
On this date we mark the birth of Mabel Fairbanks, an African American figure skater, in 1916.
She was born in New York City. As a young...
*Jamaa Fanaka was born on this date in 1942. He was an African American film director and media activist.
He was born Walter Gordon in...
Fard, Wallace D.
*This date celebrates the birth of Wallace D. Fard, founder of the Nation of Islam (sometimes called the Black Muslim) movement in the United...
Farmer Sr., James
*James L. Farmer Sr. was born on this date in1886. He was an African American educator, administrator, minister and historian.
This date marks the birth of Art Farmer in 1928. He was an African American jazz musician.
Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Farmer was...
James Farmer, African American educator, administrator, activist was born on this date in 1920. He was also the founder of the Congress of...
On this date in 1933, Louis Farrakhan was born. He is an African American religious leader in the Muslim community.
Born in New York...
On this date, Crystal Bird Fauset was born. She was the first African American woman to be elected to a state house of representatives....
*On this date, Jessie Redmon Fauset, was born in 1882. She was an African American novelist, critic, poet, and editor known for her discovery...
Maria Fearing, a Black teacher and missionary, was born on this date in 1838.
Fearing, born a slave near Gainesville, AL, completed the...
*Rihanna was born on on this date in1988. She is a Black Barbadian American entertainer.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in the St....
Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding
Dorothy Boulding Ferebee was born in 1889. She was an African American physician, administrator, international leader on children, youth, and...
Ferguson, Lloyd Noel
*Lloyd Noel Ferguson was born on this date in 1918. He was an African American chemist, author and educator.
From Oakland, CA., he was...
Samuel David Ferguson, a Black priest and bishop, was born on this date in 1842.
Born in Charleston, South Carolina, he immigrated with...
On this date in 1902, Step'n Fetchit was born. He was an African American actor known for his stereotypical film portrayal of Black minstrel...
Fields, James A.
The birth of James A. Fields, a Black teacher and lawyer, in 1844 is celebrated on this date.
Born a slave in Hanover County, VA, James...
Mary Fields was born a slave on this date in 1832. She was a Black entrepreneur and stagecoach driver.
Fields was born a slave in...
*Harold Finley was born on this date in 1905. He was an African American Parapsychologist and Protozoologist.
From Palatka, Florida...
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