A woman who was exposed to HIV by an Atlanta minister joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Wednesday to talk about the man’s recent sentencing…

Paul Robeson, actor ,singer, athlete, minister, and activist, was born in Princeton, NJ, on April 9,1898.The famous actor graduated from Rutgers University, became a Presbyterian  minister, and obtained a law degree from Columbia University. (April 9,1898 – January 23,1976) TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PERSON VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.  

Alexander G. Clark , journalist, lawyer, minister, and Consul – General to Liberia, died in Monrovia, Liberia, on May 31,1891. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Alexander G. Clark rose from modest beginnings to become a man of wealth. He balanced his career by mixing interests in real estate, politics, the military, religion, the newspaper media, and law. He fought […]

Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1954, the Reverend Alfred “Al” Sharpton has been preaching since age four. He was licensed and ordained at age nine. In 1971, he founded the National Youth Movement and for seventeen years led the organization, registering young people to vote and giving them job opportunities. His direct-action and civil […]

  Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was elected Chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee on January 3,1961. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Adam Clayton Powell , Jr., a Representative from New York; born in New Haven, Conn., November 29, 1908; attended the public schools of New York City; graduated from Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., 1930; graduated from Columbia University, […]

Samuel R. Lowery became the first black lawyer to actually argue a case before the Supreme Court on Febuary 2, 1866. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In 1848, Samuel became a Christian Church minister. Later, in December of 1856. his life and the lives of local free blacks were drastically changed, because the debate over slavery during the 1856 […]