Category : History

History

Isaac Myers

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Born free in Baltimore, labor leader Isaac Myers was the son of poor workers. He attended Rev. John Fortie’s day school and at sixteen was...
History

Philip A. Payton Jr.

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In a career that spanned less than twenty years, Philip A. Payton Jr. became known for providing African Americans in New York City with an...
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Robert Robinson

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In July 1930, at a tractor factory in Stalingrad, a black American, Robert Robinson, quarreled with white US citizens: Lewis and Brown. These two (natives...