Articles on Black Adventist History 


Benjamin Baker


30 Awesome Things Black Adventists Did (Adventist Today)


100 Famous African Americans and Seventh-day Adventists (Spectrum)

A Black Adventist in the Supreme Court—Facing Racial Injustice on Public Transport, Spectrum


Alyne Dumas Lee (blackpast.org)

Beaten in the Year of the Advent (Spectrum)

Charles Decatur Brooks (blackpast.org)


Charles Decatur Brooks (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Chessie Walker Harris (Encyclopedia of Alabama)

Death by Wasting Away: The Life, Last Days, and Legacy of Lucy Byard (Journal of Black Studies)

Ellen White and Social Justice Activism, Part 1

Ellen White and Social Justice Activism, Part 2

Ellen White on Reparations (Spectrum)

Eri L. Barr (blackpast.org)

Eri L. Barr (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Hidden Figures, Part 1: Mary E. Britton (Spectrum)

Hidden Figures, Part 2: Irene Morgan (Spectrum)

Hidden Figures, Part 3: Ruth Temple (Spectrum)

"I have fought a good fight": William Ellis Foy as a Millerite (College and University Dialogue)


Lessons from the Night the Stars Fell 181 Years Ago (Adventist Review)

Life Sketch of C.D. Brooks (Spectrum)

Martin Luther King's Advice to a Saturday-Sunday Couple (Adventist Today)

Mary E. Britton (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Mary Inez Booth (Encyclopedia of Alabama)

Mary Inez Lang Booth (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

More People's History of Black Adventism (Adventist Today)

Nipsey Hussle and Adventism (Adventist Today)

Our Firm Foundation and Black People (Spectrum)

Passing It On: A Look at the Ministry of Henry Wright (Columbia Union Visitor)

Seventh-day Adventists in Alabama (Encyclopedia of Alabama)

The Clearest Mirror: Reflections on Black Adventist History (Spectrum)

The George Brown Story and Adventist Race Relations (Spectrum)

The Lucille Byard Affair (Adventist Review)

The Lucy Byard Story (Columbia Union Visitor)

The Movement Begins Moving (Adventist World)

The Night the Stars Fell (Adventist Review)

The Rescuer (College and University Dialogue)

The Woman Who Wouldn't Be Quiet (Adventist Review)

"They lived near the bridge where we went over:" Ellen White and Blacks, Part 1 (Spectrum)

"Let the Slave Reply:" Ellen White and Blacks, Part 2 (Spectrum)

"To Be Depended Upon:" Ellen White and Blacks, Part 3 (Spectrum)


Who's That Adventist Woman Beside Martin Luther King Jr? (Adventist Review)

William Ellis Foy (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Douglas Morgan

1919 and the Rise of Black Adventism (Spectrum)

Adventism and America's Original Sin, Part 1 (Spectrum)

Adventism and America's Original Sin, Part 2 (Spectrum)

 Adventism and America's Original Sin, Part 3 (Spectrum) 

 Adventism and America's Original Sin, Part 4 (Spectrum) 

 Adventism and America's Original Sin, Part 5 (Spectrum) 

 Adventism and America's Original Sin, Part 6 (Spectrum) 

 Adventism and America's Original Sin, Part 7 (Spectrum) 

 Adventism and America's Original Sin, Part 8 (Spectrum) 

Adventist History Spotlight: Anna Knight and the Free State of Jones (Spectrum)

Allegheny Conference (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Alma J. Scott (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Builders of Black Adventism (Spectrum)

Edward Earl Cleveland (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

God's Hand in Emancipation (Spectrum)

Jubilee Hope - Ellen White and the Politics of Racial Justice, Part 1 (Spectrum)

Sinful Sentiments and Republican Purity: Ellen White and the Politics of Racial Justice, Part 2 (Spectrum)

Sellout to Segregation? Ellen White and the Politics of Racial Justice, Part 3 (Spectrum)

Peter Gustavas Rodgers (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

James R. Nix


Adventism's First Black Family (Adventist Review) with Lawrence W. Onsager

Ellen White's Racial Background (Ellen White and Current Issues Symposium)

Trevor O'Reggio

Charles Marshall Kinny (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Exploring the Factors that shaped Early Adventist Mission to Jamaica (Journal of Adventist Theological Society)


Slavery, Prophecy, and the American Nation as seen by the Adventist Pioneers, 1854-1865 (Journal of Adventist Theological Society)

The Father of Black Adventism: Charles M. Kinny (Journal of Adventist Theological Society)

DeWitt S. Williams

Charles Bowles (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Eleanor Wright: Songs in the Night (Spectrum)

Eva Beatrice Dykes (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Eva Beatrice Dykes: First African American Woman to Complete PhD Requirements (Spectrum)

Florence Mabel Branch Webb (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists

Geneva Bryan (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Harold Douglas Singleton (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

James Elisha Patterson (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Jessie Dorsey Green (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Lambert Wellington Browne (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Little Richard and His Time at Oakwood College (Spectrum)

Ruth Janetta Temple (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)


The Black "Blue Zone" (Adventist Review)

Thomas and Henrietta Branch (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

Thomas Milton Rowe (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

William Hawkins Green (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)

William Henry Sebastian (Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists)