On December 31, 1900, Selma Burke was born in 1900.
On December 30, 1984, LeBron James was born in Akron, Ohio.
On December 29, 1907, Robert C. Weaver was born in Washington, D.C.
On December 28, 1954, Denzel Washington was born.
On December 27, 1994, Marjorie Joyner died at the age of 98.
On December 26,1944, Harriet Ida Pickens and Frances Eliza Wills were officially commissioned, becoming the first African American Navy officers.
On December 25, 1971, Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. founded PUSH (People United to Save Humanity).
On December 24, 1959, Lee Daniels was born.
On December 23, 1867, Madam C.J. Walker was born.
On December 22, 1960, Jean-Michel Basquiat was born.