Black Leaders, Movements, and Persons of Note

This is only the beginning and focuses more on the historical icons of the fight for equality in America currently. I will continue to build this list and bring in more current examples. If you have suggestions for additions please leave them in the comments

 

Medgar Evers:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medgar_Evers

 

Myrlie Evers-Williams:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrlie_Evers-Williams

 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr.

 

Coretta Scott King:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coretta_Scott_King

 

Malcolm X:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_X

 

Rosa Parks:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks

 

James Baldwin:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Baldwin

 

Angela Davis:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Davis

 

Fred Hampton:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Hampton

 

Victoria Gray Adams:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Gray_Adams

 

Thurgood Marshall:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thurgood_Marshall

 

Endesha Ida Mae Holland-

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endesha_Ida_Mae_Holland

 

Muhammad Ali:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ali

 

Fannie Lou Hamer:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fannie_Lou_Hamer

 

Harry Belafonte:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Belafonte

 

Langston Hughes:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langston_Hughes

 

Bob Moses:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Moses_(activist)

 

SNCC:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Student_Nonviolent_Coordinating_Committee

 

James Forman:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Forman

 

Deacons for Defense and Justice:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deacons_for_Defense_and_Justice

 

Robert F Williams:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_F._Williams

 

SCLC:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Christian_Leadership_Conference

 

Huey P. Newton:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huey_P._Newton

 

Bobby Seale:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Seale

 

Black Panthers:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Panther_Party

 

Bayard Rustin:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayard_Rustin

 

Ella Baker:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Baker

 

The Underground Railroad:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underground_Railroad#:~:text=The%20Underground%20Railroad%20was%20a,the%20cause%20of%20the%20escapees.

 

Harriet Tubman:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Tubman

 

Abolitionists:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolitionism_in_the_United_States

 

Frederick Douglass:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Douglass

 

Freedom Riders:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_Riders#:~:text=Freedom%20Riders%20were%20civil%20rights,ruled%20that%20segregated%20public%20buses

 

Sojourner Truth:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sojourner_Truth

 

Ida B Wells

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_B._Wells

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