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B. P. Coward

Rev. in the AME Zion Church

Barbara Beddingfield
Bascom Barrie Blackwelder

Born July 4, 1884, in North Carolina. Blackwelder was a veteran of World War I, an attorney, and an executive at a yarn mill in Hickory, North Carolina.

Benjamin A. Blocker

A resident of Columbia, SC, who served as secretary of a committee that submitted anti-lynching resolutions to Gov Bickett in nov 1918

Benjamin Franklin Long

Born March 19, 1852, near Graham, North Carolina. Long was judge of the Superior Court of North Carolina from 1903 to 1922.

Benjamin Harrison Hogans

Benjamin Harrison Hogans, born on June 15, 1865, in Orange County, North Carolina. Hogans was a kind of renaissance man. He began professionally as a teacher in Goldsboro but later segued into the mercantile business and trucking. In 1902, he became an employee of the United States Postal Service, which position he held many years.

Benjamin Trollinger Elder

Born January 31, 1871, in Alamance County, North Carolina. A longtime resident of Burlington, Elder was an agent for the Life Insurance Company of Virginia.

Bernard F. Roeder
Berry O'Kelly

Born circa 1861 in Orange County, North Carolina. O'Kelly was a prominent Wake County entrepreneur, business leader, philanthropist, and educational advocate, who championed the uplift of African American citizens through the building of schools, political campaigning, and civic leadership.

Bertha Mae Rice Boone

Born August 23, 1893, in North Carolina. Under the name Berter Rice, she gave testimony via affidavit during an investigation into alleged abuse of laborers by the management of the Tallassee Power Company at Badin, North Carolina. At that time, she was a cook in the home of Louis Nachman.

Bessie Bookrum Badham

Bessie Bookrum Badham, born in Chowan County, North Carolina, on July 8, 1898.

Beth Beddingfield
Beulah Verl Clapp Thompson

Born November 8, 1901, in Guilford County, North Carolina. She married John Osbon Thompson in 1937. In 1920, she provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County. She was a longtime resident of Graham, North Carolina, at which place she worked in a textile mill for many years.

Beverly Sampson Royster

Born in Granville County, North Carolina, on January 17, 1865. Royster, a lawyer by training and profession, was a long-time member of the North Carolina National Guard, joining the service in 1886. Working his way up the ranks, he was twice appointed Adjutant General. His first stint lasted from June 1916 to August 1917 under the governorships of Locke Craig and Thomas Bickett. Upon the resignation of Lawrence W. Young, Bickett turned again to Royster to fill the position, and he served this second assignment as Adjutant General from September 1918 to June 1920.

Board of Trade
Boyd Ruffin Trollinger

Born May 4, 1887, in Graham, North Carolina. In 1920, Trollinger provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Graham. At the time, Trollinger was the night-time police officer for the town.

Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen Organization
Buck Parrish

In 1920, employed by Golden Belt Manufacturing Company in Durham, NC. 

Bunk Hairston

Wanted for allegedly murdering Stokes County deputy sheriff Reid P. Joyce in April 1920.

Burrell S. Franklin

Commissioner in Wake County in Nov 1918