Did you know that some of historys most famous people were actually biracial? Read about some of these famous
Sequoyah: He was three quarters Cherokee Indian and one quarter White . In 1821, after 12 years of work, he
devised a way to write the Cherokee language. It was called a syllabary. What is so remarkable is that Sequoyah had never
had any formal education, and that he devised the syllabary by himself. Today, the syllabary is still very much in use among
the Cherokee, and Sequoyah is a hero.
Fredrick Douglass, who was born a slave and later attained freedom, was a great author, spokesman, and abolutionist
in the 1800s. He published his own anti-slavery newspaper, which as entitled "The North Star." he later served as
a US marshal in DC, and he was the US minister to Hatiti. He was also a stanch supporter of women's rights.
W.E.B DuBois. He is famous for being one of the founders of the NAACP. he was french, African, and Dutch. He also founded
a lesser known organization, the BNAACP or the Biracial National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1910.
Crispus Attucks, who was the first patriot killed in the "Boston Massacre" in Revolutionary War. He was Black and American