William Monroe Trotter

A descendant of the Hemings family, Trotter established the Boston Guardian newspaper and became a leading activist in equal rights movements of the early 1900s.

James Thompson Callender

James Thomson Callender was well known in his lifetime as a political writer and newspaper editor, but is remembered today chiefly for his series of newspaper articles about Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton.

Frederick Madison Roberts

Descended from Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, Roberts published the weekly Los Angeles New Age for many years before successfully running for the California legislature.