George Washington Williams. Civil War veteran, minister, and Ohio's first Black state legislator, Williams published the first formal history of the African American experience, "The History of the Negro Race in America, 1619-1880" (1883).
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Most popularly known as the author of History of the Negro Race in America, widely considered the first objective history of blacks in the US, George Washington Williams is famous for the oral histories he capturing detailing the experiences of black Americans during the American Civil War. In addition to being an author, pastor and attorney, he was a legislator. A Republican, in 1879 he became the first black to serve in the Ohio legislature.