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Franz Fanon - was a psychiatrist, philosopher, revolutionary, and author from Martinique. His work remains influential in the fields of post-colonial studies and critical theory. Fanon is perhaps the pre-eminent thinker of the 20th century on the issue of decolonization and the psychopathology of colonization. His works have incited and inspired anti-colonial liberation movements for more than four decades.

I am in total fusion with the world, in sympathetic affinity with the earth, losing my id in the heart of the cosmos – and the white man, however intelligent he may be, is incapable of understanding Louis Armstrong or songs from the.

Amiri Baraka, (Leroi Jones) R.I.P. - The poet and playwright who was one of the central voices in the Black Power movement, died Thursday, 1/9/2014 at age 79.

Poet Amiri Baraka Is Dead at 79

Amiri Baraka, (Leroi Jones) R. - The poet and playwright who was one of the central voices in the Black Power movement, died Thursday, at age Knowledge, pay attention.

Today, October 12th, we celebrate the life and times of Ann Petry (October 12, 1908 – April 28, 1997); an African American author who became the first black woman writer with book sales topping a million copies for her novel The Street.

Today, October we celebrate the life and times of Ann Petry (October 1908 – April an African American author who became the first black woman writer with book sales topping a million copies for her novel The Street.

Marie Maynard Daly, born in Queens, New York to Helen and Ivan Daly, was the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Marie Maynard Daly (April 1921 – October was an American biochemist. She was the first African American woman in the United States to earn a Ph. in chemistry (awarded by Columbia University in

Before graduate student Mike King began using his given name, Martin Luther, before Detroit Red changed his name to Malcolm X, and before Medgar Evers joined the NAACP, civil rights activist Harry T. Moore and his wife, Harritte, were murdered.   He was the first civil rights leader to be assassinated, but few know his name. His murder was the spark that ignited the American civil rights movement, but even few know his story.

Civil rights activist Harry T. Moore and his wife, Harritte, were murdered. He was the first civil rights leader to be assassinated, but few know his name. His murder was the spark that ignited the American civil rights movement.

Bessie Coleman was the first African American Woman to fly an airplane in the year 1922. She was also the first black women to earn a pilot license. She was denied in the U.S and felt that it was her priority to follow her dreams. So she taught herself French, moved to France and got her license there where she learned different styles to flying. Including stunt flying, parachuting, and even aerial tricks.  http://www.biography.com/people/bessie-coleman-36928

A Black History Moment Bessie Coleman Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license.

Paul Robeson shouts down HUAC

Daily Kos: "The Most Persecuted, the Most Ostracized, the Most Condemned Black Man in America, Then or Ever" I

Hattie McDaniel wins The Oscar in this day for her role as Mammy in Gone With The Wind. Imagine not being able to attend your own movie premiere and being forced to sit in the segregated section at the Oscars. Black History was made and America has never been the same since.

Hattie McDaniel - actress - an first African-American to win an Oscar for best supporting actress.

There are less than 2000 licensed African-American architects in the US, but these seven have built a successful career in a challenging industry. | Page 3

7 African-American Architects Who’ve Built Successful Careers in a Challenging Industry

There are less than 2000 licensed African-American architects in the US, but these seven have built a successful career in a challenging industry.

#BlackPower #BlackExcellence

#BlackPower #BlackExcellence

FAKE NEWS - a Black president before Obama? Racists say any lie without shame or remorse. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hanson_(Liberia)

The Seven Black Presidents Before Barack Obama

John Hanson (d. was an African American associated with the American Colonization Society, which sought to relocate black Americans in Liberia.

Patrick Lumumba

Patrick Lumumba

World-famous Rodeo Clown, Leon Coffee has a list of accomplishments that continues to grow. A United States Army veteran, bullfighter, and "man in the can," the lifetime gold card member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), (joined in 1973) has TV, rodeo commentary, documentaries, color commentaries, commercials, and even movies (including 8 Seconds, My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys and Jericho, 2001) to his credit.

World-famous Rodeo Clown, Leon Coffee has a list of accomplishments that…

On July 9, 1955 Frederic Morrow became the first African American presidential aide as President Eisenhower's Adm. Officer for Special Projects. Morrow, holder of a JD degree from Rutgers, served as a Major during World War II and had been a business manager for the National Urban League and a field secretary for the NAACP. After his service in the White House he worked for Bank of America, becoming the first African American Vice President in the New York foreign branch…

Frederic Morrow was appointed administrative aide to President Eisenhower (July His appointment was the first time an African American held an executive position on ANY White House staff. After the administration left office Mr.

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