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Hannah Elias

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Hannah Elias was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of nine children of mixed-race parents. In 1884, at the age of 19, while working as a...
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Zadie Smith

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Zadie Smith, originally Sadie Smith, (born October 27, 1975, London, England), the British author known for her treatment of race, religion, and cultural identity and...
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John Henry Lloyd

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Generally considered to be one of the top shortstops in Negro League history, Pop Lloyd enjoyed a 25-year career in which he regularly batted well...
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Monte Irvin

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Monte Irvin was not the first African-American player in the modern major leagues, but of all the talented players who made the perilous trip from...
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Smokey Joe Williams

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“If you have ever witnessed the speed of a pebble in a storm, you have not even then seen the equal of the speed possessed...
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Chicago American Giants

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The team was organized by Rube Foster, known as the father of Negro League Baseball, who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame...
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