*On this date in 2008, The NAACP selected Benjamin Todd Jealous as its president. ...
Last names starting in N
Nabrit III, James
*James Nabrit III was born on this date in 1932. He was an African American civil rights attorney and legal activist.
Nabrit, Samuel M.
*Samuel Nabrit was born on this date in 1905. He was an African American biologist, educator, and activist.
Samuel Milton Nabrit was born...
*James C. Napier was born on this date in 1845. He was an Black businessman and politician.
From Nashville, Tennessee his father William...
Napier, Nettie Langston
*Nettie Langston Napier was born on this date 1861. She was an African American woman’s activist and administrator.
From Oberlin, Ohio...
Nascimento, Abdias do
*Abdias do Nascimento was born on this date in 1914. He was an Afro Brazilian writer, scholar, activist and politician.
From the state...
Nash, Charles E.
This date in 1844 marks the birth of Charles Edmund Nash, a Black politician.
Born in Opelousas, LA, he attended common schools and was...
*Diane Nash was born on this date in 1938. She is an African American activist, lecturer and businesswoman.
From Chicago, Illinois...
Navarro, Theodore ("Fats")
On this date in 1923, Fats Navarro was born. He was an African American jazz trumpet virtuoso, one of the founders of bebop.
*Gloria Naylor was born on this date in 1950. She is an African American author.
From New York City, her father Roosevelt was a transit...
On this date in 1937, Larry Neal was born. He was an African American writer and one of the most well known figures of the Black Arts Movement of...
Nell, William Cooper
William Cooper Nell, a Black lecturer, journalist, and historian was born on this date in 1816.
He was born in Boston to William and...
Nelson, Annie Green
*Annie Green Nelson was born on this date in 1902. She was an African American writer.
Born in Darlington County, S.C., she was the...
Nelson, Ida Gray
*The birth of Ida Gray Nelson Rollins in 1867 is celebrated on this date. She was an African American dentist.
Ida Gray was born in...
Nelson, Wally F.
*Wallace F. "Wally" Nelson was born on this date in 1909. He was an African-American civil rights and peace activist.
Raised in Little...
*Don Newcombe was born on this date in 1926. He is a retired African American baseball player.
From Madison, New Jersey, nicknamed "...
Cecil Newman was born on this date in 1903. He was an African American newspaper publisher and businessman.
He was born in Kansas City...
Isaiah Newman was born on this date in 1911. He was an African American clergyman, civil rights leader.
Born in Darlington County SC....
Newsome, Effie Lee
*Effie Lee Newsome was born on this date in 1885. She was a African American writer and poet.
Newsome was born Mary Effie Lee in...
*Demetrius Newton was born on this date in 1928. He was a politician and civil rights lawyer.
Newton, a native of Fairfield, Ala. and...
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