Wallof Fame

There are so many extraordinary people who were overlooked in history because they lived ordinary lives. This section, The Wall of Fame, is dedicated to random African American citizens who did something extraordinary during their lifetime... but who would be overlooked if we did not honor them here. Image by Thomas Dewayne Hubbard. All rights reserved.

The Wall of Fame

Bessie Coleman


Henry E. Baker

Patent Reviewer

Eugene Burkins


Garrett A. Morgan


Madame CJ Walker

Inventor, Boss

Alexander Miles

Automatic Elevator Doors

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Chief Partnership Officer

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Chief of Staff

Add to the Wall

Do you know of an extraordinary African American whose life and contributions remain in anonymity? Tell us all about him or her and we will add them to The Wall.

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