Osborne Perry Anderson (1830–1871) was an African-American abolitionist and the only surviving African-American member of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, and later a soldier in the Union army of the American Civil War.

'Osborne Perry Anderson was an African-American abolitionist and the only surviving African-American member of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, and later a soldier in the Union army of the American Civil War.

Crispus Attucks had an African-American father and a Native American mother He was one of the five people who were shot in the Boston Massacre. He gave his life for freedom.

Crispus Attucks (c. 1723 – March was an American slave, merchant seaman and dockworker of Wampanoag and African descent. He was the first person shot and killed by British redcoats during the Boston Massacre, in Boston, Massachusetts.

It - A modern remake of the Stephen King classic. A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

It - A modern remake of the Stephen King classic. A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

Alain Locke was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. He is best known for his writings on and about the Harlem Renaissance. He is regarded as the "Father of the Harlem Renaissance".

[Harlem Renaissance] Alain Locke was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. He is best known for his writings on and about the Harlem Renaissance. He is regarded as the "Father of the Harlem Renaissance".

Brooks Club London:The gaming rooms used to be one of the main attractions. At several tables in one, gentlemen would stake fortunes on whist and hazard. Gambling all night was common; all day and all night, not unheard of. When the stakes far exceeded any ordinary expenses, all the club accounts were commonly deducted from winnings, so that no bills were rendered to members. Numerous eccentric bets were and are made in the Brooks's betting book

Brooks Gentleman’s club, sale on A Trolling We Will Go and the writing life

Brooks Club: Gaming Room, where the elite men who were or leaned Whig gloried in the bastion of their power and wealth. I will try to find some of White's, the Tory hangout.

Horace Julian Bond (born January 14, 1940), is an American social activist and leader in the American civil rights movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College he helped establish the SNCC. He was the first President of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Bond left Morehouse in 1961, and returned to complete his BA in English in 1971 at age 31. In 1965, he was one of 8 African Americans elected to the Georgia House of Representatives.

RIP Horace Julian Bond (born January died August known as Julian Bond, is an American social activist and leader in the American civil rights movement.

Maynard Hobrook Jackson Jr. was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.  He was the first African American Mayor of Atlanta.

was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. He was the first African American Mayor of Atlanta.

William H. Lewis - ivy league college football player, first Black lawyer admitted to the Virginia Bar. Harvard, Amherst, and Virginia State graduate.

William Henry Lewis November 1911 William Henry Lewis was appointed assistant attorney general of the United States by President William Howard Taft, making him the first Black appointed to a sub-cabinet post.

A. PHILIP RANDOLPH (1889 - 1979; U.S.) | organized and led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; initiated the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963)

Asa Philip Randolph (April 1889 – May was a prominent twentieth century African-American civil rights leader and founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, which was a huge victory for labor and especially for African-American labor organizing.

I Fought The Law - Bobby Fuller Four.  The Bobby Fuller Four was a popular mid-60s American rock & roll band started by Bobby Fuller. With its first incarnation formed in 1962 in El Paso, Texas, the group went on to produce some of its most memorable hits under Mustang Records in Hollywood, California. The band's most successful songs include "Let Her Dance," "I Fought the Law," and "Love's Made a Fool of You."

Bobby Fuller Four - I Fought the Law- Bobby Fuller tragically murdered

George H. White: Click the image to read my post and find the Amazon link for the book .

George Henry White (December 1852 – December was the last African American Congressman of the Reconstruction era. For more info, check out today's notes!

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