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Jabbar, Kareem Abdul

Jack, Hulan

  • Sat, 1906-12-29

    *Hulan Jack was born on this date in 1906. He was an African American politician.

    Hulan Edwin Jack was born in St. Lucia, the Windwards...

Jackson Jr., Maynard

Jackson, Angela

Jackson, Dr. Shirley

Jackson, Fay

  • Sat, 1902-02-15

    *The birth of Fay Jackson is celebrated on this date in 1902. She was an African American journalist and movie publicist.

    Jackson was...

Jackson, George L.

  • Tue, 1941-09-23

    This date marks the birth of George L. Jackson in 1941. He was an African American activist.

    Jackson was born in Chicago and moved with...

Jackson, Jesse

  • Wed, 1941-10-08

    On this date in 1941, Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville, SC. He is an African American civil rights leader, politician, and television...

Jackson, Jimmie Lee

  • Fri, 1938-12-16

    *On this date in1938, Jimmie Lee Jackson was born. He was an African American minister and civil right activist.

    Born in Marion,...

Jackson, Lewis A.

  • Sun, 1912-12-29

    Lewis A. Jackson was born on this date in 1912. He was an African American aviator, innovator, educator, and administrator.

    He was born...

Jackson, Lillie Carroll

Jackson, Mahalia

  • Thu, 1911-10-26

    This date marks gospel singer Mahalia Jackson’s birthday in 1911. She was an African-American gospel singer, widely regarded as the best in the...

Jackson, May Howard

Jackson, Michael

Jackson, Milt

  • Mon, 1923-01-01

    Milt Jackson was born on this date in 1923. He was an African American jazz musician, the first and most influential vibes player of the modern...

Jackson, Peter

  • Wed, 1861-07-03

    On this date in 1861, Peter Jackson was born. He was an African American boxer.

    The "Black Prince,” a heavyweight, was from the West...

Jackson, Rebecca Cox

  • Sun, 1795-02-15

    *Rebecca Cox Jackson was born on this date in 1795. She was a Black woman who became an eldress in the Shaker religion and founded a Shaker...

Jackson, Reggie

  • Sat, 1946-05-18

    Reggie Jackson was born on this date in 1946. He was an African American baseball player, and current minority baseball activist.

    ...

Jacobs, Harriet

  • Sat, 1813-03-13

    *This date celebrates the birth of Harriet Jacobs in 1813. She was an African-American abolitionist and author.

    Born into slavery in...

Jacquet, Illinois