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Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was an African-American political activist and Marxist-Leninist revolutionary who, along with fellow Merritt College student…
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Carter Godwin Woodson (December 19, 1875 – April 3, 1950)was an American historian, author, journalist, and the founder of the Association for the Study of…
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Black Wall Street

"Smoke billowing over Tulsa, Oklahoma during 1921 race riots," now commonly referred to as a massacre Library of Congress In 1921, Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Greenwood District, known…
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Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an American investigative journalist, educator, and an early leader in the civil rights movement.…
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Elijah J. McCoy (May 2, 1844  – October 10, 1929) was a Canadian-born inventor and engineer of African American descent who was notable for his…
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Frances Luella Welsing

Frances Luella Welsing (March 18, 1935 – January 2, 2016) was an American Afrocentrist psychiatrist. Her 1970 essay, The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism…
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Ivan Gladstone Van Sertima

Ivan Gladstone Van Sertima (26 January 1935 – 25 May 2009) was a Guyanese-born associate professor of African Studies at Rutgers University in the United…
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Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was an African-American political activist and Marxist-Leninist revolutionary who, along with fellow Merritt College student…
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Frances Luella Welsing (March 18, 1935 – January 2, 2016) was an American Afrocentrist psychiatrist. Her 1970 essay, The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism…
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Ivan Gladstone Van Sertima (26 January 1935 – 25 May 2009) was a Guyanese-born associate professor of African Studies at Rutgers University in the United…
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Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States and the first African American commander-in-chief. He served two terms, in 2008 and 2012. The…
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Today, Haile Selassie is worshipped as God incarnate among followers of the Rastafari movement (taken from Haile Selassie's pre-imperial name Ras—meaning Head, a title equivalent…
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