Fighting racial segregation in the South was no child’s play. These activists were beaten and arrested while they rode buses from city to city. They wanted to integrate people but apparently some people did not want that to happen. Where are they now, over fifty years later? Before going any further, I would like to … More Freedom Riders – When White and Colored People Come Together!
“I am not standing up, my feet hurt!” Today, the spotlights are on this strong and beautiful woman, Mrs. Rosa Parks. This bold and audacious woman was simply the pioneer of Civil Rights and Martin Luther King, Jr. was inspired by her simple action. Do you know what she did and how it changed the life of … More Rosa Parks – Went to Jail for Not Giving Up her Seat to a White Man!
It is an honor for me to talk and write about Marcus Garvey. After attending this awesome online class at Stanford University, I heard of this man who fought for a plethora of causes. So as to to help you find summarized, yet interesting information about his life and deeds, I have selected parts of … More Marcus Garvey – Should Black People Just Go Back To Africa?
What a beautiful day! I have been patiently waiting for a long time before I could come up with this post for all of you. I have been studying Linguistics and Sociolinguistics for about 10 years now and nothing, I mean nothing has made me feel so happy in my academic life like that day … More AAVE, Black English, Ebonics, BEV – What language do Black People speak?
I have read about lot of controversies amongst some of the leaders and their speeches, however Honorable Elijah Muhammad is the one caught my attention. Let me summarize his life and deeds so that we can move on to the controversial and polemic topics. Hon. Elijah Muhammad was born on October 7, 1897 in Sandersville, … More Honorable Elijah Muhammad – Was He Behind The Assassination of Malcom X?
It is an honor for me to talk and write about Angela Davis for she has undergone a lot during segregation and overcame all that. I had heard of this woman who has fought for a plethora of causes in the U.S.. So as to to help you find summarized, yet interesting information about her … More Angela Davis – From Jail to University of California
Huey P. Newton is one of those African-American men who became and icon on the struggle of blacks in the U.S. He is not as famous as Martin Luther King, Jr. or Malcom X, but his deeds were of utmost importance. So, in order to help you find summarized, yet interesting information about his life, … More Huey P. Newton – That’s Time to Fight Back
Louis Farrakhan is one of those African-American men who became and icon on the struggle of blacks in the U.S. and Africa. He is worldwide known but a plethora of people in much of the world do not really know what his deeds were and how he has carried himself. So, in order to help … More Louis Farrakhan – Will the polemics ever come to an end?
Martin Luther King, Jr. is undoubtedly the most influential African-American black man on modern African-American history. He became an icon on the struggle of blacks in the U.S. when he was still very young. He is worldwide known but a plethora of people in much of the world do not really know what his deeds … More Martin Luther King – Would he be King in your country?
Nelson Mandela is the most important icon of the history of South Africa. I would dare say, if I may, that he has done the most influential work in Africa against the Apartheid Regime. He is worldwide known but a plethora of people in much of the world do not really know what his deeds … More Nelson Mandela – “It all seems impossible until it’s done”