Jane Johnston Schoolcraft 1st American Indian literary writer. Born in 1800 Schoolcraft's father was an Irish immigrant & her mother was Ojibwe. Schoolcraft grew up in what is now Michigan where she learned about both of her parents’ heritage, traditions, and languages. She wrote poems in both Ojibwe and English, but mainly in English. Schoolcraft was the first Native American woman to have her writings published in the US and Canada. Schoolcraft also translated Ojibwe songs into English.
Gilbert Edward "Gil" Noble (February 22, 1932 – April 5, 2012) was an American television reporter and interviewer. He was the producer and host of New York City television station WABC-TV's weekly show Like It Is, originally co-hosted with Melba Tolliver. The program focused primarily on issues concerning African Americans and those within the African diaspora.
William Cuffay (1788 – July 1870) was a Chartist leader in early Victorian London. Cuffay was the son of a Gillingham, Kent woman and a black man who was previously enslaved and originally from Saint Kitts (then a British colony). He was born in 1788 in Old Brompton, an area of the Medway Towns that is now in Gillingham.
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (15 August 1875 – 1 September 1912) was an English composer of Creole descent who achieved such success that he was once called the "African Mahler". The last formal portrait