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Maker Directory

Our HistoryMakers Digital Archive is an extensive resource with thousands of subjects. Use this Directory to filter and search our entire library. Members can save Makers to revisit later—find them any time on your My Account page. Browse by Maker Category to learn more about each professional group.

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ArtMakers

Marie Brown

Literary Agent, Magazine Editor, Book Editor

LawMakers

The Honorable John Allen

Superior Court Judge

StyleMakers

John Atchison

Personal Care Entrepreneur, Hairstylist, Salon Owner, Hair stylist

MediaMakers

Lee Bailey

Radio Personality, Broadcast Executive

MusicMakers

Regina Harris Baiocchi

Music Composer

SportsMakers

Ernie Banks

Baseball Player

MusicMakers

Chuck Barksdale

R & B Singer

ArtMakers

Etta Moten Barnett

Singer, Community Leader, Stage Actress

CivicMakers

Reverend Willie T. Barrow

Civil Rights Activist, Religious Leader

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Marion Barry

Mayor

SportsMakers

Robert Beamon

Long Jumper

ArtMakers

Ruth Beckford

Choreographer, Dancer

ArtMakers

Dawoud Bey

Photographer

EducationMakers, CivicMakers

Timuel Black

Historian, History Professor, Community Activist

CivicMakers

The Honorable Julian Bond

Association Chief Executive, State Senator, Civil Rights Activist, State Representative, Librarian

MediaMakers

Barbara Boyd

Television Reporter

LawMakers

Leo Branton, Jr.

Entertainment Lawyer, Litigator

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

U.S. Congresswoman

ArtMakers

Abena Joan P. Brown

Stage Producer

EducationMakers

Bernice Baynes Brown

Academic Administrator

CivicMakers

Fredi Sears Brown

Museum Chief Executive, Cultural Heritage Collector, Museum Founder

ArtMakers

Oscar Brown, Jr.

Poet, Entertainer, Music Composer, Actor

MediaMakers

Diann Burns

Television News Anchor

BusinessMakers, MediaMakers

Thomas J. Burrell

Advertising Chief Executive, Entrepreneur

LawMakers, PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Roland Burris

State Attorney General, State Comptroller, U.S. Senator

ArtMakers, CivicMakers

Margaret Burroughs

Printmaker, Museum Director

BusinessMakers

Peter Bynoe

Real Estate Executive

ArtMakers

Peggy Cooper Cafritz

Community Leader, Art Collector

MediaMakers

Bill Campbell

Television Personality, Television Host

ScienceMakers, EducationMakers

George Campbell, Jr.

Physicist, University President

EducationMakers, ArtMakers

Mary Schmidt Campbell

Academic Administrator, Museum Executive, Art Curator

EntertainmentMakers

Reuben Cannon

Film Casting Director, Television Producer, Film Producer

LawMakers

The Honorable Robert L. Carter

Federal Judge, Lawyer

MilitaryMakers

Roy Chappell

High School Teacher, Tuskegee Airman

CivicMakers

Robert Church, Sr.

Agriculturalist

BusinessMakers

Walter Clark

Banker, Financial Entrepreneur

BusinessMakers

Frank Clark

Corporate Chief Executive

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Augusta Clark

City Council Member

MedicalMakers

Dr. Price Cobbs

Psychiatrist

ReligionMakers

Reverend Dr. Johnnie Colemon

Minister

MusicMakers

Newton Collier

R & B Trumpet Player, R & B Trombone Player

EducationMakers

Marva Collins

Teacher, Education Administrator

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable Earlean Collins

City Commissioner, County Commissioner

CivicMakers

James W. Compton

Nonprofit Chief Executive

MedicalMakers

Dr. Henry L. Cook

Civil Rights Activist, Dentist

PoliticalMakers

The Honorable John Conyers, Jr.

U.S. Congressman

CivicMakers

Maudine Cooper

Nonprofit Chief Executive, City Government Official

MediaMakers

Lucky Cordell

Radio Personality

ArtMakers

Allan Crite

Painter

CivicMakers

Kenneth Crooks

Nonprofit Chief Executive

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