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Frederick Douglass Biography

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Visit Biography.com to learn more about the life and times of Frederick Douglass, including his dramatic escape to freedom and leadership of the abolitionist cause.
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Stephen Bantu Biko

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Born in King William's Town in the Eastern Cape Province on December 18, 1946, Stephen Bantu Biko's early life was modest. His main pre-occupation was the pursuit of academic excellence, which was in line with his father's expectations.
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Ruth First - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ruth First

Ruth First (4 May 1925 - 17 August 1982) was a South African anti- apartheid activist and scholar born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was killed by a parcel bomb addressed specifically to her in Mozambique, where she worked in exile from South Africa.

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DUMA NOKWE: The Heritage

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On March 9 1956 Duma Nokwe became South Africa’s first black advocate at the Johannesburg Bar, beating his nearest rival, Nelson Mandela, to the honour. The Minister of Native Affairs, Hendrik Verwoerd, turned down Nokwe’s application to have offices, known as chambers, in His Majesty’s Building where the white advocates were housed. Fellow advocate George Bizos illegally shared his chambers with Nokwe from 1956 to 1962."
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Olaudah Equiano, or, Gustavus Vassa, "the African"

Olaudah Equiano, or, Gustavus Vassa, "the African" | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it

Kidnapped and sold into slavery in childhood, he was taken as a slave to the New World. As a slave to a captain in the Royal Navy, and later to a Quaker merchant, he eventually earned the price of his own freedom by careful trading and saving..."

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SOLOMON MAHLANGU: ANCCadres

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My blood will nourish the tree that will bear the fruits of freedom, tell my people I love them, they must continue the fight! ~Solomon Mahlangu, an ANC cadre that fought and died for the freedom of our people!

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The Reservations of the Legends

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By Ezewi Jennifersoter She conceived great men on different soils with the image of mind sturdy. They came as individuals with love, on the field of crucial race, driven by ardor: strung out in pur...
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" ...from Chief Albert J. Luthuli to Prime Minister J. G. Strijdom, 28 May 1957"

The O'Malley Archives is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras

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Pan-African Congress

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Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere convened the last Pan-African Congress June 17–19, 1974, in Dar es Salaam Commonly known as the Six PAC this was the first congress held in Africa Nyerere conside...
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The Underground Railroad: Faces of Freedom

Find out about these "faces of freedom" for the Underground Railroad—important former slaves, abolitionists, writers and poets, detectives, and teachers.
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Reassessing the 'Hottentot Venus'

Reassessing the 'Hottentot Venus' | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
The cage in which Saartje performed was not so easily visible as the movie suggests; it didn't have to be.
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DEDAN KIMATHI | http://www.facebook.com/pages/Blacks-History-And-Africa-Education/299199820174323

DEDAN KIMATHI | http://www.facebook.com/pages/Blacks-History-And-Africa-Education/299199820174323 | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
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The Olufi of Gbongan Osun State Nigeria Oba Adewale Asabi

The Olufi of Gbongan Osun State Nigeria Oba Adewale Asabi | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
Our mission is to unite every black family world wide ,We seek to foster a more unified and stronger black community in which our community is included and valued, by sharing ideas based on the challenges we .
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6 Powerful Black Women We Should Know

6 Powerful Black Women We Should Know | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
I know what you're thinking. " Brother Agyei only appreciates 6 Black women?" No. There are many sisters I admire, have studied, and whose ideas and practices I try to emulate. Since there is not e...
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Muhammad Ali - Black History - HISTORY.com

Muhammad Ali - Black History - HISTORY.com | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Muhammad Ali, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Women who led Rebellions: Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti b.1900

Women who led Rebellions:  Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti b.1900 | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it

".. she grabbed the stick, waved it around declaring that the women now had the power before taking it with her displaying it prominently in her home. This action gave her a reputation of fearlessness and courage that led 50, 000 women to follow her home..."

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"...Anikulapo-Kuti embraced her Yuroba heritage and worked to give pride back to the colonised, insisting that children at her school were registered using their African names.... In 1978 she was assassinated..."

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black-heroes via KushitePrince (link below)

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SACSIS ‘Person of the Year”: Thuli Madonsela – News – Archival Platform

SACSIS ‘Person of the Year”: Thuli Madonsela – News – Archival Platform | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it

"...a woman who has given her professional and political life to serving others...a woman who takes the foundational principles of democracy seriously and more especially, understands what it means to be a public servant. And, they could not have helped but see a woman who has brought a consistency of personal integrity and humility to each of her many jobs, someone whose soft-spoken but authoritative style is undergirded by huge amounts of hard work and a practical, results-oriented approach that demands respect..." Dr McKinley

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Black History (our story): Patrice Lumumba: the most important assassination of the 20th century

Black History (our story): Patrice Lumumba: the most important assassination of the 20th century | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
The US-sponsored plot to kill Patrice Lumumba, the hero of Congolese independence, took place 50 years ago   Patrice Lumumba became the first prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the C...
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IMHOTEP: THE GREATEST MAN THAT LIVED. (Part 1)

IMHOTEP: THE GREATEST MAN THAT LIVED. (Part 1) | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it

via @Africa400L “The Greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” Bob Marley We are African, defined by morals and principle...

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Remember Medger Evers

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From a Nu-Afrikan perspective, Red For The Blood That We Have Shed In The Freedom Struggle Black Is For Our People & The Origin Of All Things In The Universe Green Is For Mother Afrika & The Rebirth Of Life And For Our Children...
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Historians Say That This Black Man Who Nearly Killed His Master Was The Real Lone Ranger.

Historians Say That This Black Man Who Nearly Killed His Master Was The Real Lone Ranger. | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
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Sankara and the murdered revolution

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Tidiane Kasse 2013-10-25, Issue 651 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/89378   Although murdered by retrogressive forces opposed to Burkina Faso’s true liberation and that of Africa, Th...
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Honoring Huey Newton and Young Panthers February 17, 1942 August 22, 1989

Honoring Huey Newton and Young Panthers February 17, 1942 August 22, 1989 | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
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Thomas Sankara the upright man.Pan-Africanist Theorist, And President Of Burkina Faso

Thomas Sankara the upright man.Pan-Africanist Theorist, And President Of Burkina Faso | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
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National Geographic News: CHARLES HOUSTON

National Geographic News: CHARLES HOUSTON | They put Afrika on the map | Scoop.it
Charles Houston: The Man Who Killed Jim Crow. A lawyer is either a social engineer or he is a parasite on society, wrote Charles Hamilton Houston, the African-American lawyer who is called the man who killed Jim Crow.
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