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Mansa Musa

Musa I (c. 1280 – c. 1337), or Mansa Musa, was the tenth Mansa (which translates to "sultan", "conqueror" or "emperor" of the Mali Empire, an Islamic…
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Guion Bluford

Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. (born November 22, 1942) is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut,…
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Dick Gregory

Richard Claxton Gregory (October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017) was an American comedian, civil rights and vegetarian activist, and conspiracy theorist. He spent the…
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Huey Percy Newton

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 G. Woodson

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

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

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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