John Edward Bruce

Historian, Author

1856 – 1924

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Who was John Edward Bruce?

John Edward Bruce, also known as Bruce Grit or J. E. Bruce-Grit, born a slave in Maryland, United States, became a journalist, historian, writer, orator, civil rights activist and Pan-African nationalist. He founded newspapers in Washington, DC and Norfolk, Virginia, as well as co-founding the Negro Society for Historical Research in New York.

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Born
Feb 22, 1856
Piscataway
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Howard University
Lived in
  • Maryland
  • Yonkers
  • Washington, D.C.
  • New York
Died
Aug 7, 1924
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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