Famous Men in Black History Facts

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Frederick Douglass

Introduction - Famous Men in Black History

Who are the most famous men in black history? There are many famous and important people in black history; on this page we list the men whereas the women are listed on a separate page. Some of these men gained fame from fighting injustice against black people while others gained fame in other ways such as important inventions, breaking records, writing books, and by being elected to important positions. On this page of Black History Facts you will find a list of famous African-American men with a short description of each. This information includes why they are famous and how they became famous. There are links to detail pages of interesting kid-friendly facts and information about many of these famous men in African American history.

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List of Famous Men in Black History