Tim'm West born 1972 educator, author, poet, editor, co-founder Deep Dickcollective.
Bessie Smith (1894 – 1937) was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s.
Thomas Allen Harris born 1962 is a photographer, writer, director, producer, cinematographer, and editor.
Miss Major born 1940 is a transgender activist who was at Stonewall.
Barbara Jordan (1936-1996) was the first black woman to give a keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention in 1976.