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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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Martin Robinson Delany

Martin Robinson Delany (May 6, 1812 – January 24, 1885) was an African-American abolitionist, journalist, physician, soldier and writer, and arguably the first proponent of…
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Maggie Lena Walker

At the turn of the century, Maggie Lena Walker was one of the foremost female business leaders in the United States. She gained national prominence…
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Matthew Alexander Henson

Matthew Alexander Henson (August 8, 1866 – March 9, 1955) was an American explorer who accompanied Robert Peary on seven voyages to the Arctic over…
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Mary Jane McLeod Bethune

Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (born Mary Jane McLeod; July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) was an American educator, stateswoman, philanthropist, humanitarian, womanist, and civil…
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Montgomery bus boycott

Montgomery bus boycott, mass protest against the bus system of Montgomery, Alabama, by civil rights activists and their supporters that led to a 1956 U.S.…
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Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr.

Marcus Garvey was a proponent of the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, inspiring the Nation of Islam and the Rastafarian movement.Who Was Marcus Garvey?Marcus Garvey…
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Malcolm X

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm X spent his teenage years living in a series of foster homes after his father's death and his mother's hospitalization.…
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Medgar Wiley Evers

Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an American civil rights activist in Mississippi, the state's field secretary for the NAACP,…
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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali  born Cassius Marcellus Clay January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed "The Greatest", he…
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August 7, 2020