Mary Lange, O.S.P. (1784-1882), born Elizabeth Clarisse Lange, was an Black Catholic religious sister who founded the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first
Biographies of Black Catholics and other Catholic Saints, Influencers, Entrepreneurs, and Inventors.
Pierre Toussaint (27 June 1766 – June 30, 1853) was a Haitian-American hairdresser, philanthropist, and former slave brought to New York City by his owners in 1787. Freed in 1807 after the death of his mistress, In 1996, he was declared "Venerable" by Pope John Paul II.
Julia Greeley,O.F.S. (1833 – 1918), was a Black American enslaved woman, later freed by the Missouri Legislature. She became known for her charitable
Thomas Wyatt Turner (March 16, 1877 – April 21, 1978) was an American civil rights activist, biologist and educator. He was the first black American to
Daniel Rudd (August 7, 1854—1933) was a Black Catholic journalist and early Civil Rights leader.