INTRODUCTION    WHY A DIRECTORY ANCESTORS


 
ABDULLAH h ABDUR-RAZZAQ VICTORIA GRAY ADAMS SADIE TANNER MOSSELL ALEXANDER NOBLE DREW ALI ABDULRAHMAN MOHAMED BABU
JUAN ALMEIDA MARIAN ANDERSON VIOLETTE NEATLEY ANDERSON MAYA ANGELOU QUEEN MOTHER YAA ASANTEWAA MAY AYIM ELLA BAKER 
 GENERAL BAKER JOSEPHINE BAKER TONI CADE BAMBARA AMIRI BARAKA ETTA MOTEN BARNETT ROBERTA BYRD BARR CHARLOTTA BASS DAISY BATES
LOUISE BENNETT-COVERLEY ABNER BERRY CARRIE BEST MARY McLEOD BETHUNE MAVYNEE "BEACH LADY" BETSCH ■  JOHN BIGGERS MAURICE BISHOP
CARL BLOICE LUCILE BLUFORD JAMES BOGGS ST CLAIRE BOURNE ELOMBE BRATH CYRIL BRIGGS ELIZABETH CARTER BROOKS GWENDOLYN BROOKS
OSCAR BROWN JR ALICE BROWNING JOSEPHINE BEALL WILLSON BRUCE DENNIS BRUTUS RALPH BUNCHE MARGARET BURROUGHS
WILLIANA "LIANE" JONES BURROUGHS ROD BUSH  OCTAVIA BUTLER ■ TUBAL URIAH "BUZZ" BUTLER AMILCAR CABRAL TERRY CALLIER GRACE P CAMPBELL
JAN CAREW CARLOTTA BETTY CARTER ELIZABETH CATLETT MITCHELL CATON HORACE CAYTON JR REVELS CAYTON ALICE CHILDRESS
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM ROBERT CHRISMAN BARBARA CHRISTIAN SEPTIMA POINSETTE CLARK JOHN HENRIK CLARKE REV AL CLEAGE KEN COCKREL
  BESSIE COLEMAN JOHN COLTRANE FANNY JACKSON COPPIN JAYNE CORTEZ JUANITA JEWEL SHANKS CRAFTHAROLD CRUSEMARGARET DANNER
ALLISON DAVISBENJAMIN J DAVIS JR MILES DAVIS RUBY DEE MARTIN DELANY JEFF DONALDSON EBON DOOLEY ROSIE DOUGLAS
FREDERICK DOUGLASS ST CLAIR DRAKE SHIRLEY GRAHAM DUBOIS W E B DUBOIS  KATHERINE DUNHAM ALICE ALLISON DUNNIGAN LENA FRANCIS EDWARDS
 THYRA J EDWARDS DUKE ELLINGTON BILL EPTON ■ FRANTZ FANON  JAMES FARMER CECILE FATIMAN RALPH FEATHERSTONE HERMAN FERGUSON
 ■ JUAN FLORES JAMES FORD KENT FOREMAN JAMES FORMAN ELIZABETH FOUSE HOYT FULLER ALVENIA FULTON MARCUS GARVEY VICKY GARVIN 
PRATHIA HALL STUART HALL  FANNIE LOU HAMER JOHN HANCOX CHRIS HANI LORRAINE HANSBERRY ■ VINCENT HARDING FRANCES E W HARPER
OLLIE HARRINGTON HUBERT HARRISON VIVIAN HARSH JAMES hAUGHTON  HARRY HAYWOOD TIM HECTOR ANNA ARNOLD HEDGEMAN DOROTHY HEIGHT LOLA HENDRICKS
GIL SCOTT HERON CHARITY HICKS BILLIE HOLIDAY ■ LENA HORNE CHARLES HOUSTON LANGSTON HUGHES JESSICA HUNTLEY ALPHEUS HUNTON ZORA NEALE HURSTON
GEORGE JACKSON MAHALIA JACKSON C L R JAMES  EDDIE JEFFERSON NANCY JEFFERSON NELLIE STONE JOHNSON CLAUDIA JONES
JUNE JORDAN FLORYNCE KENNEDYMARTIN LUTHER KING FELA KUTI JOHN LA ROSE ■ ELMA LEWIS ABBY LINCOLN AUDRE LORDE CHOKWE LUMUMBA
PATRICE LUMUMBA MIRIAM MAKEBA MANNING MARABLE SAMORI MARKSMAN MIRIAM MATTHEWS CURTIS MAYFIELD ALI MAZRUI CLAUDE McKAY
  CARMEN MCRAE OSCAR DEVEREAUX MICHEAUX CHARLES MINGUS THELONIOUS MONK QUEEN MOTHER MOORE RICHARD MOORE OLIVE MORRIS
CONSTANCE MOTLEY PIERRE MULELE UNA MULZAC ISAAC MYERS NANNY LARRY NEAL HUEY NEWTON  KWAME NKRUMAH QUEEN NZINGA IMARI ABUBAKARI OBADELE
  ODETTA CHARLIE PARKER ROSA PARKS MARY VIRGINIA COOK PARRISH LUCY PARSONS LOUISE THOMPSON PATTERSON WILLIAM PATTERSON
 NELSON PERRY PETTIS PERRY ANN PETRY GERONIMO PRATT SUN RA AHMAD RAHMAN DUDLEY RANDALL SARAH PARKER REDMOND LOUIS REYES RIVERA
PAUL ROBESON RUBY DORIS ROBINSON WALTER RODNEY ■  CAROLYN ROGERS CHARLEMAE ROLLINS JOSEPHINE ST PIERRE RUFFIN EDITH SAMPSON
AUGUSTA SAVAGE JAMES "YAKI" SAYLES MARY SEACOLE MARY ANN SHADD AARON SHIRLEY FRED SHUTTLESWORTH NINA SIMONE ARCHIE SINGHAM
BENJAMIN SINGLETON ALBERTINA SISULU WALTER SISULU BARBARA SIZEMORE ROBERT SMALLS AMANDA BERRY SMITH BESSIE SMITH MORANDA SMITH
ROBERT SOBUKWE EILEEN SOUTHERN STAGECOACH MARY MARIA W STEWART BARBARA ANN TEER MARRY CHURCH TERRELL JOHNNIE TILLMON
MELVIN TOLSON SOJOURNER TRUTH HARRIET TUBMAN KWAME TURE HENRY McNEAL TURNER NAT TURNER BILL WALKERMADAME C J WALKER
MARGARET WALKERHAROLD WASHINGTON IDA B WELLS JITU WEUSI PRESTON WILCOX MABEL WILLIAMS RHONDA M WILLIAMS ROBERT WILLIAMS
HENRY WINSTON ADA WRIGHT ADDIE WYATT MALCOLM X CLYDE YOUNG
 
    

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ANCESTORS
 
Abdullah H. Abdur-Razzaq

1931 - 2014

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdullah_H._Abdur-Razzaq 

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ccbh/mxp/raazaq.html

http://ourtimepress.com/?p=10461

http://www.malcolmxfaq.com/About-Abdur-Razzaq.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50oF8QVIOmU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEGQW1UD-u0

 

   
Victoria Gray Adams

1926 - 2006

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Gray_Adams

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2qpI1Wq9Uo

http://www.democracynow.org/2006/8/16/victoria_gray_adams_1926_2006_civil

http://digital.wustl.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=eop;cc=eop;rgn=main;view=
text;idno=ada0015.1006.002

http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/archives/m345.htm

http://www.fannielouhamer.info/adams.html

 

   
Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

1898 -  1989

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadie_Tanner_Mossell_Alexander

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bnoe6NF-AU

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/alexander-sadie-tanner-mossell-1898-1989

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16896380

http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/biographies/a/SadieTannerMossellAlexander.htm
   
Noble Drew Ali

1886 - 1929

 



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moorish_Science_Temple_of_America

http://hermetic.com/moorish/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIewokB4JtQ

http://www.rvbeypublications.com/id76.html

http://raceandreligion.com/JRER/Volume_5_%
282014%29_files/Abdat%205%208.pdf
 
   
Marian Anderson

1897 - 1993

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marian_Anderson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAONYTMf2pk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iYcheeUS5A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfLvusKNU7U

http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/
sophiasmith/mnsss210_main.html
 
   
Violette Neatley Anderson

1882 - 1937

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/anderson-violette-neatley-1882-1937

http://www.lasentinel.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6110:
violette-neatley-trailblazer-for-women&catid=69&Itemid=159

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/violette-anderson
-early-legal-representative

https://books.google.com/books?id=DrsDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA39&lpg=PA39&dq=Violette+Anderson+
interview&source=bl&ots=ZLdE6-dFcr&sig=1RYIb09KVlbz4hfkq9eVgR02otM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=f0WPVP_
WFIi0yQSJ34HwDQ&ved=0CFUQ6AEwDA#v=onepage&q=Violette%20Anderson%20interview&f=false
   
Maya Angelou

1928 - 2014

 

http://mayaangelou.com/

http://www.buzzfeed.com/tracyclayton/
must-see-video-clips-of-dr-maya-angelou

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXCHKWFmU2s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewvcTjTejZ4
 

 

   
Queen Mother Yaa Asantewaa

c 1840 - 1921

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaa_Asantewaa

http://www.blackhistoryheroes.com/2010/05/
queen-mother-nana-yaa-asantewaa.html

   
May Ayim

1960 - 1996

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_Ayim

http://www.gerlindinstitute.org/resources/articles/Ayim_FLANC.pdf

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lG1s5iMsZE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT1UNcw1SMs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKFReBp-eJc

  

   
Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu

1924 - 1996

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdulrahman_Mohamed_Babu

http://www.jpanafrican.com/docs/vol1no9/AbdulRahmanMohamedBabu.pdf

http://www.assatashakur.org/forum/shoulders-our-freedom-fighters/20
686-malcolm-x-abdul-rahman-babu.html

http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/African%20Journals/pdfs/political%
20science/volume1n2/ajps001002008.pdf

http://allafrica.com/stories/201407041496.html
 
   

Ella Baker

1903 - 1986

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Baker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRl6h-Cn4W0
http://ellabakercenter.org/blog/2013/12/ellas-song-we-who-
believe-in-freedom-cannot-rest-until-it-comes
 
   

General Baker

1941 - 2014

 

 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUfop2Pl9pc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF9DVBOVvNc

http://www.speakersforanewamerica.com/gen.html

http://www.daahp.wayne.edu/biographiesDisplay.php?id=78

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmCejbllKco

http://vimeo.com/14124564

http://vimeo.com/14129819
   
Josephine Baker

1906 - 1975

 


http://www.cmgww.com/stars/baker/about/biography.html

http://www.blackpast.org/1963-josephine-baker-speech-
march-washington

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHnOfKwAga0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggb_wGTvZoU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps7m7bUHq2E
 
   
Toni Cade Bambara

1939 - 1995

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toni_Cade_Bambara

http://cwcs.ysu.edu/resources/literature/toni-cade-bambara

http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/bambaraToni.php

http://lit.genius.com/Toni-cade-bambara-the-lesson-annotated

http://socialjustice.ccnmtl.columbia.edu/index.php/Toni_Cade_Bambara
 
   

Amiri Baraka

1934 - 2014

 

 
http://www.amiribaraka.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUEu-pG1HWw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR5pdz2uGFc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1-2S7baPUU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfaLDvvM7S4
   
Etta Moten Barnett

1901 - 2004

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etta_Moten_Barnett

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2JInRosXC0

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/etta-moten-
barnett-first-african-american-sing-white-house

http://www.chicagohs.org/documents/chicago-history-
magazine/ChicagoHistory_Vol28No2_Gilfoyle.pdf

http://www.chipublib.org/fa-etta-moten-barnett-papers/
 
   
Roberta Byrd Barr

1919 - 1993

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aaw/barr-roberta-byrd-1919-1993

http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date
=19930625&slug=1708145

http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output
.cfm&file_id=306

https://prezi.com/lwrw2seltr2t/robert-byrd-barr/
 
   
Charlotta Bass

1874 - 1969

 



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotta_Bass

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QGzxT0v7Zs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnhUAuVOA98

http://findaid.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf6c60052d/

http://www.blackpast.org/aaw/bass-charlotta-1879-1969
 

 

   
Daisy Bates

1914 - 1999

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daisy_Bates_%28civil_rights_activist%29

http://itvs.org/films/daisy-bates

http://www.t3licensing.com/license/clip/1B113966_0016.do

http://docsouth.unc.edu/sohp/G-0009/menu.html

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/civil-rights-movement/videos/little-rock-nine-rev

   
Louise Bennett-Coverley

1919 - 2006

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Bennett-Coverley

http://louisebennett.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH6gYqrFLdQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYlaL6zAI48

http://www.jamaicans.com/culture/people/misslouinterview.shtml
 
   
Abner Berry

1902 - 1987

 

http://www.unz.org/Author/BerryAW

http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/berry-on-ellison.html

http://www.nytimes.com/1987/06/27/obituaries/abner-w-berry.html

http://romanticpoet.wordpress.com/2011/09/02/communists-at-highlander
-in-tennessee-why-is-this-important/
   
Carrie Best

1903 - 2001

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_Best

http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/society/celebrations/celebrating
-black-history/civil-rights-activist-carrie-best.html

http://www.parl.ns.ca/carriebest/

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/writer-carrie-best-born

http://www.constancebackhouse.ca/fileadmin/
publicationlist/I_Was_Unable_to_Identify_with_Topsy.pdf
 
   
Mary McLeod Bethune

1875 - 1955

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_McLeod_Bethune

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkM_YcJXF7g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZKz_Cz06jM

http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/sayitplain/mmbethune.html

http://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassroom/marybethune/
 
   
MaVynee "Beach Lady" Betsch

1935 - 2005


 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MaVynee_Betsch

http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/mavynee-beach-lady-betsch-39

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-D2lPKbDliY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51g0v4rX6yA

http://jacksonville.com/community/jacksonville-community-news/2010-
12-08/story/american-beach%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cbeach-lady%E2%80%9D-finalist
   
John Thomas Biggers

1924 - 2001

 

http://johnbiggers.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPmFp-XMdtM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmZ21Jev1CM

http://digital.houstonlibrary.org/oral-
history/john-biggers-1.php

http://www.tfaoi.com/aa/5aa/5aa200.htm
   
Maurice Bishop

1944 - 1983

 

http://www.gov.gd/biographies/maurice_bishop_bio.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jPioYZEIcs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Znu0kqUXQT0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3TsN8x_BGs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpaUWayC_k4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1Q6Kv7ihF4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHtOuy_VUBY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dseOqO0f104

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruPz_obosQ8
   
Carl Bloice

1939 - 2014

 

http://www.keywiki.org/Carl_Bloice

http://www.indypendent.org/2014/04/20/radical-journalist-
carl-bloice-remembered-1939-2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSo9gWhZLuo

http://truth-out.org/commentary/item/index.php?option=com_
k2&view=itemlist&task=user&id=46220&Itemid=252

http://www.blackcommentator.com/501/501_lm_jobs.html
 
   
Lucile Bluford

1911 - 2003

 


http://www.blackpast.org/aah/lucile-bluford-1911-2003

http://shs.umsystem.edu/historicmissourians/name/b/bluford/

http://www.poynter.org/how-tos/leadership-management/what-great-
bosses-know/21161/the-unforgettable-miss-bluford/

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?r108:E17JN3-0051:

http://www.kclibrary.org/bluford/exhibit
http://www.kclibrary.org/event/justice-postponed-justice-denied-
lucile-bluford-and-campaign-educational-equality

 

James Boggs

1919 - 1993

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Boggs_%28activist%29

http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/amreboggs.html

http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780814336410

https://www.reuther.wayne.edu/files/UP001342.pdf

http://boggsschool.org/grace-and-jimmy
 
   
St Claire Bourne

1943 - 2007

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Clair_Bourne

http://www.badwest.org/index.php/gallery/video-trailers/video/
st-clair-bourne-interview-june-2006

http://blackeducator.blogspot.com/2007/12/st-clair-bourne-1943-2007-joins.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDPDKEgo5l8

http://www.documentary.org/content/bourne-legacy
   
Juan Almeida Bosque

 1927 - 2009

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Almeida_Bosque

http://spartacus-educational.com/JFKalmeida.htm

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/juan-almeida-bosque-cuban-vicepresident-
who-fought-alongside-castro-and-guevara-1792109.html

http://www.laht.com/article.asp?CategoryId=14510&ArticleId=343612

http://www.assatashakur.org/forum/afrikan-world-news/39634-juan-almedia-
1927-2009-cuba-honors-commander-revolution.html

 

   
Elombe Brath

1936 - 2014

 


http://africanactivist.msu.edu/organization.php?name=Patrice+Lumumba+Coalition

http://www.fordham.edu/academics/programs_at_fordham_/bronx_african_americ/archival
_survey/elombe_brath_69309.asp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0RQUpKVUbY&list=PLOlusbuSdIFs7YWxfl_9eZK7OV8FREq7U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOJJpw5-nVQ
 
   
Cyril Briggs

1888 - 1966

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyril_Briggs

http://www.marxisthistory.org/subject/usa/eam/abb.html

http://www.marxists.org/history/usa/eam/other/abb/abb.html
 
   
Elizabeth Carter Brooks

1867 - 1951

 

http://nbhistoricalsociety.org/Important-
Figures/elizabeth-carter-brooks-1867-1951/

http://vc.bridgew.edu/hoba/19/
 
   
Gwendolyn Brooks

1917 - 2000

 

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/gwendolyn-brooks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVZ6KTLN7O8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llEEj1np8RY

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/brooks/interviews.htm

http://www.jmu.edu/furiousflower/archives/94hawkins_brooks_intervi.shtml

http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/brooks/

 

 

   
Alice Browning

1907 - 1985
 
http://www.chipublib.org/fa-alice-browning-papers/

http://mts.lib.uchicago.edu/artifacts/index.php?id=browning

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-10-17/news/
8503100885_1_black-authors-mrs-browning-social-worker
 
   
Oscar Brown Jr

1926 - 2005

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Brown

http://www.npr.org/artists/15316774/oscar-brown-jr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52jAebgeIN0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPPqe1TRh38

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxVymZxekEw&list=RD52jAebgeIN0&index=2

http://martinperlichinterviews.com/archives/interviews/oscar-brown-jr-2/
 
   
Josephine Beall Willson Bruce

1853 - 1923

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/bruce-josephine-beall-willson-1853-1923

http://theblacksocialite.blogspot.com/2008/02/
americas-first-black-socialite.html

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/
concerned-citizen-josephine-bruce

http://www.ecacollective.org/emergingwomen/Bruce.html
 
   
Dennis Brutus

1924 - 2009

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Brutus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8TpLXrhqok

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNAfhW_kzn0

http://www.democracynow.org/topics/dennis_brutus

http://www.c-span.org/person/?dennisbrutus

http://findingaids.library.northwestern.edu/
catalog/inu-ead-afri-archon-153
 
   
Ralph Bunche

1904 - 1971

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Bunche

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QUny_0p53E

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1950/bunche-bio.html

http://newsreel.org/video/RALPH-BUNCHE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeLC8IL18mg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5UAVA1wobo
 
   
Margaret Burroughs

1915 - 2010

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3twGYhP0jM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Taylor-Burroughs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcL5CMyGJYQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5h1RMdPknCo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sopGwt2EW4
   
Williana "Liane" Jones Burroughs

1882 - 1945

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Williana_Burroughs

http://www.quazoo.com/q/Williana_Burroughs

http://www.harlemworldmag.com/williana-liane-
jones-burroughs-harlem/

 

   
Roderick Bush

1945 - 2013

 


http://rodbush.org/

http://rodbush.org/youtube/

http://www.binghamton.edu/sociology/bush_announcement.pdf

http://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/598/Critical_and_Activist_Scholarship_-_%3Cem%3ECritical_
Sociology%3C/em%3E_Conference/

http://www.socialjusticejournal.org/archive/91_30_1/91_04Bush.pdf

https://roderickbush.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/memorial-program-final-with-songs.pdf
 
   
Octavia Estelle Butler

1947 - 2006

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octavia_E._Butler

http://www.npr.org/programs/specials/racism/010830.octaviabutleressay.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66pu-Miq4tk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1W9CNwl2e8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vW9hVkrO9OU&list=PLF2B811B45D5DFF5B
 
   
Tubal Uriah "Buzz" Butler

1897 - 1977

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubal_Uriah_Butler

http://trinbagopan.com/TubalUriah1.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-lY6-Ndig4

http://www.workersunion.org.tt/our-history/union-stalwarts/uriah-buzz-butle

http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/The-man-who-revolutionised-
the-labour-movement-212071311.htmlr
 
   
Amilcar Cabral

1924 - 1973

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Am%C3%ADlcar_Cabral

http://www.marxists.org/subject/africa/cabral/

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCboxjzzSksvtVpIy7aWG1-A

http://www.vidaslusofonas.pt/amilcar_cabral_2.htm

http://escholarship.org/uc/search?entity=international_asc_ufahamu;volume=3;issue=3
 
   
Terry Callier

1945 - 2012


 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Callier

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfwr3tijCHY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNJEh_Uxsbw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5_235YgJ6U

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3ajF1efjPmFQIbsyspnKHQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcVrBMBTemc
 
   
Grace P Campbell

1883 - 1943

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/campbell-grace-p-1883-1943

http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p_mla_apa_research_citation/4/3/6/0/7/p436075_index.html

https://books.google.com/books?id=3gJ-98w29P4C&pg=PA144&lpg=PA144&dq=
Grace+P.+Campbell+interview&source=bl&ots=MMOnKx5230&sig=vwSKBknSo3l4T
Rn5QStkAGwwh04&hl=en&sa=X&ei=8JWPVPEpxPfJBL7TgLgM&ved=0CB0Q6AEwADgK#v=
onepage&q=Grace%20P.%20Campbell%20interview&f=false

https://books.google.com/books?id=iSAjTDHiC4MC&pg=PA174&lpg=PA174&dq=
Grace+P.+Campbell+interview&source=bl&ots=drhMFQY2n7&sig=J3Ssy1lhuRl_
UwP8XTCzboWARwM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=5ZWPVJW5LdSxyASxpoGwDA&ved=0CC4Q6AEwAw#
v=onepage&q=Grace%20P.%20Campbell%20interview&f=false
 
   
Jan Carew

1920 -2012

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Carew

http://jancarew.blogspot.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dn6NcRJ8Uh4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4LvpxPfydw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXMXQiMuIFU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIaUs0ChGBA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IACXrwTiep4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doMb21u4aAA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4O3QrVR-5M
 
   
Carlota Lukumi

Image from Granma.  Died 1844

 

http://www.afrocubaweb.com/carlota.htm

http://www.pbs.org/latino-americans/en/blog/2013/08/26/
Spirit-la-carlota-lives/

http://sharenews.com/operation-carlotta-turned-tide-
against-apartheid/

http://eyeoftheday.org/herstory/2013/05/14/carlotta-and-
the-slaves-revolt-of-1843-in-cuba/
 
   
Betty Carter

1929 -1998

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_Carter

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Weuqez4HfJ8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e98YNyhyMJo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaLxfHSF0WY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJzyAoBUfxI

http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t
=1&islist=false&id=93572181&m=93593498&live=1
 
   
Elizabeth Catlett

1915 - 2012

 

 
http://elizabethcatlett.net/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0-q2WJY1iU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnpu6sk1NL0

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/04/arts/design/elizabeth-catlett-sculptor-
with-eye-on-social-issues-dies-at-96.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJxGOpd2HH8
   
Mitchell Caton

1930 - 1998

 

https://madaboutthemural.wordpress.com/category/mitchell-caton/

http://murallocator.org/2012/05/the-wall-of-day-
dreaming-and-mans-inhumanity-to-man/

https://clorin1.wordpress.com/2014/11/10/mitchell-caton/

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/african-american-
artist-mitchell-caton-works-on-a-mural-for-news-photo/93480239

http://www.cpag.net/guide/2/2_pages/2_6_07.htm
 
   
Horace Roscoe Cayton, Jr

1903 - 1970

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_R._Cayton,_Jr.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xh0sLSE68hs

http://www.mohammadmossadegh.com/news/horace-r-cayton-jr/

http://www.chipublib.org/fa-horace-r-cayton-papers/

http://www.blackpast.org/aaw/cayton-jr-horace-roscoe-1903-1970
 
   
Revels Cayton

1907 - 1995

 

http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/revels_cayton.htm

http://www.blackpast.org/aaw/cayton-revels-1907-1995

http://depts.washington.edu/dock/mcs_desegregation.shtml

https://books.google.com/books?id=rzKfzWZs5yYC&pg=PA209&lpg=
PA209&dq=Revels+Cayton+communist&source=bl&ots=vvU7GNMv8M&sig=WL-
yUeBNxn6Z5zWGTQnnFTFnB78&hl=en&sa=X&ei=kdqRVJ26G8SyyATw1ICoAw&ved=
0CEsQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=Revels%20Cayton%20communist&f=false
 
   
Alice Childress

1916 - 1994

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Childress

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/childress-alice-1916-1994

https://www.tumblr.com/search/alice+childress

http://archive.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap8/childress.html

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/10/10/black-and-blue-2
   
Shirley Chisholm

1924 - 2005

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Chisholm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjIzxFL98Hg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia2ngZgo17U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrN8N0dHMsc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31fzqYfqgGI
   
Robert Chrisman

1937 - 2013

 

http://sfbayview.com/2013/03/robert-chrisman-and-the-black-scholar/

http://robertchrismanpoetauthorscholar.weebly.com/

http://keywiki.org/Robert_Chrisman

http://blackbirdpressnews.blogspot.com/2013/03/black-
scholar-magazine-editor-robert.html

http://www.freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/Black%20
Liberation%20Disk/Black%20Power!/SugahData/Essays/Chrisman.S.pdf
 
   
Barbara Christian

1943 - 2000

 

http://berkeley.edu/news/berkeleyan/2000/07/12/christian.html

http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780252090820

http://blog.lib.umn.edu/isoke001/black_feminism/race%20for%20theory.pdf

http://engl273g-luck.wikispaces.umb.edu/file/
view/Christian_EverydayUseIntro.pdf

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt067nd06f/dsc/
 
   
Septima Poinsette Clark

1898 - 1987

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Septima_Poinsette_Clark

http://docsouth.unc.edu/sohp/G-0017/menu.html

http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/sohp/id/11139

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkRrsUABx20

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvvbTlbi3SHmHQgq_rq7VMg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZjU93RSvLg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTXmqn8VasU

 

   
John Henrik Clarke

1915 - 1998

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henrik_Clarke

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njdQzyQnHeg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bconTdCWtM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=683Q4_w_7VU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWDuOqHBnVQ
 
   
Rev Al Cleage aka Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman

1911 - 2000

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Cleage

http://www.blacdetroit.com/BLAC-Detroit/October-2011/
Black-Christian-Radical-and-Beloved/

http://www.pbs.org/thisfarbyfaith/people/albert_cleage.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHrtzGKa10I

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r-2buh3zd0
   
Ken Cockrel, Sr

1938 - 1989


 


http://www.daahp.wayne.edu/biographiesDisplay.php?id=101

http://teamowens313.wordpress.com/2008/09/18/ken-cockrel-sr-
ken-cockrel-jr-detroit-past-present-future/

http://www.johnsinclair.us/writings/20-features/861-in-memory-of-kenneth-v-cockrel.html

http://thedspotredeux.blogspot.com/2008/09/new-beginning-for-detroit-kenneth.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMDeoojh2UY
 
   
Bessie Coleman

1892 - 1926

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessie_Coleman

http://www.bessiecoleman.com/default.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/flygirls/
peopleevents/pandeAMEX02.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPmMHuO5XSY

http://www.wttw.com/main.taf?p=1,7,1,1,10

 
   
John Coltrane

1926 - 1967

 

http://www.johncoltrane.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clC6cgoh1sU

http://links.org.au/node/1906

http://uhurunews.com/story?resource_name=malcolm-x-and-the-music

http://socialistworker.org/2006-2/603/603_13_Coltrane.shtml
 
   
Fanny Jackson Coppin

1837 - 1913

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanny_Jackson_Coppin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZgJi0zoRGs

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/coppin-fannie-jackson-1837-1913

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/1900/peopleevents/pandeAMEX44.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUAGo2xPm6M
 
   
Jayne Cortez

1934 - 2012

 

http://www.jaynecortez08.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6bKgljhvR0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wB3SY8xZtVk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZhd1pUMfzM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftrVsO4dP5o
   
Juanita Jewel Shanks Craft

1902 - 1985

 

http://www.blackpast.org/perspectives/juanita-jewel-shanks-craft-
1902-1985-and-long-civil-rights-movement-texas

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utcah/00086/cah-00086.html

https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fcr59

https://dallaslibrary2.org/texas/archives/08105.html

http://www.baylorhealth.com/SPECIALTIESSERVICES/DIABETESENDOCRINOLOGY/
DHWI/ABOUT/Pages/History.aspx
 
   
Harold Cruse

1916 - 2005

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Cruse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDEH_hNrwXA

http://kemetrise.sytes.net:8245/Kemetrise%20Library/cruseinterview.pdf

http://brotherwisedispatch.blogspot.com/2009/12/revolutionary-nationalism-and-afro.html

http://books.google.com/books?id=rrIDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA19&lpg=PA19&dq=harold+cruse+negro+di
gest&source=bl&ots=4z_A8dgV7E&sig=x2ynDgA6EH_qSPSvtXTdKWPi7OU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=lnwgVMHkN4q
MyATbvIAo&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=harold%20cruse%20negro%20digest&f=false

http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/html/tamwag/tam_187/dscref80.html
 
   
Margaret Danner

1915 - 1986

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Danner

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/margaret-danner

http://garlicandgreens.info/2012/10/danner/

http://books.google.com/books?id=iTWu0aSofkkC&pg=PA127&lpg=PA127&dq=Margaret+
Danner&source=bl&ots=IJbxe7DeYd&sig=-51WgMgnnHbfe_XUoz9AG3PeMzg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=
l7siVMTfKMKdygS_goDIBg&ved=0CF0Q6AEwCDgK#v=onepage&q=Margaret%20Danner&f=false

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/scrc/findingaids/view.php?eadid=ICU.SPCL.DANNERM

 

   
Allison Davis

1902 - 1983

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allison_Davis

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/centcat/fac/facch25_01.html

http://blackhistorynow.com/allison-davis/

http://www.anb.org/articles/14/14-01164.html?from=../20/20-01894
.html&from_nm=Tyler%2C%20Ralph%20W.

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/scrc/findingaids/view.php?eadid=
ICU.SPCL.DAVISA&q=Anthropologists
 
   
Benjamin J Davis Jr

1903 - 1964
 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_J._Davis,_Jr.

http://archives.nypl.org/scm/20651

http://www.nathanielturner.com/benjaminjdavisbio.htm

http://www.peoplesworld.org/it-s-time-to-honor-ben-davis/

http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/news/guilty-charged-
communist-councilman-1949-article-1.818751
 
   
Miles Davis

1926 - 1991

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miles_Davis

http://www.milesdavis.com/us/home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XnLblYNfIg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DkFrXQJJlo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHirpzC8f1Q
   
Ruby Dee

1922 - 2014

 

 

http://www.ossieandruby.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCheLpvXuzM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77WS8eN5h3s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf_6-eS5Uvk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUemeogd1lA

 
   
Martin Delany

1812 - 1885

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Delany

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17154/17154-h/17154-h.htm

http://utc.iath.virginia.edu/africam/blakehp.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhnu51kQtSo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTUVoOba1KE

 

   
Jeff Donaldson

1932 - 2004

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Donaldson_%28artist%29

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~UG01/hughes/wives.html

http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/mar/13/
guardianobituaries.artsobituaries

http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/
entry-detail.aspx?entryID=7484

http://africobra.com/JeffPage_1.html
   
Ebon Dooley aka Leo Hale

1942 - 2006

 

http://www.peoplestribune.org/PT.2006.11/PT.2006.11.15.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eH4uzxq9t34

http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=h-afro-am&month=0610&week=c&msg=KzOgnZ6TY3zIKGiXBsio5Q&user=&pw=

http://chilaborarts.wordpress.com/2010/04/26/poem-for-april-26-ebon-dooley/
 
   
Roosevelt "Rosie" Bernard Douglas

1941 - 2000

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosie_Douglas

http://www.douglashistory.co.uk/history/rosiedouglas.htm#.VFACZ8lnCSo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD3FP2KAr6M

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDJOe43-U5I

http://www.theguardian.com/news/2000/oct/05/guardianobituaries.pollypattullo
 
   
Frederick Douglass

1818 - 1895

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Douglass

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj-gz3u-1jM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swYQ_-TNutI

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/frederick-
douglass/videos/the-meaning-of-july-4th-for-the-negro

http://www.biography.com/people/frederick-douglass-9278324#synopsis
 
   
St. Clair Drake

1911 - 1990

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Clair_Drake

http://stclairdrake.net/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hd_yGU5XVc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTiZ8S5Y8UI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVIfyMO2SCM

https://archive.org/details/popuparchive-1912481
 
   
Shirley Graham DuBois

1896 - 1977
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Graham_Du_Bois

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3mhM3bHCZ8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqURMWBCyYo

http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=
oasis&uniqueId=sch00211

http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2007/10/shirley-
graham-dubois-speech-to-all.html
   
   
W E B DuBois

1868 - 1963

 

http://www.webdubois.org/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkxVXx3l6yk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wemGETdjx0w

http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/dubois/

http://scua.library.umass.edu/dubois/
   
Katherine Dunham

1909 - 2006

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Dunham

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vyx6ue7K6o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhJxoFqfx3s

http://kdcah.org/

http://www.loc.gov/collections/katherine-dunham/about-this-collection/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_h0PBtv5-c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W23MYjH92co&list=PLEAFwDOiSCUbzkvVyHkwkK23uv35n_F7Y
   
Alice Allison Dunnigan

1906 - 1983

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Allison_Dunnigan

http://www.kywcrh.org/archives/861

http://www.theloganjournal.com/Stories.aspx?Article=guests6

http://books.google.com/books?id=b0IEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA39&dq=Alice+Allison+
Dunnigan:+led+the+fight+for+black+journalists&hl=en&sa=X&ei=lmVhVL3eLced
ygSR74DYDA&ved=0CCgQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Alice%20Allison%
20Dunnigan%3A%20led%20the%20fight%20for%20black%20journalists&f=false

http://findingaids.library.emory.edu/documents/dunnigan929/printable/
 
   
Lena Francis Edwards

1900 - 1986

 

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_96.html

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/lena-edwards-cared-many-people

http://books.google.com/books?id=LNcDAAAAMBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs
_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

http://www.njcu.edu/programs/jchistory/Pages/E_Pages/Edwards_Lena.htm
 
   
Thyra J Edwards

1897 - 1953

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/edwards-thyra-j-1887-1953

http://www.workers.org/2012/us/thyra_edwards_0329/

http://www.amazon.com/Thyra-J-Edwards-Activist-Struggle/dp/0826219128

http://www.naswdc.org/diversity/black_history/edwards.asp

 

   
Duke Ellington

1899 - 1974

 

http://www.dukeellington.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrUPQYriTVY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiM4UxlD9Lw

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black,_Brown_and_Beige

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmvaZqr6RFY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0jxd1n_wH0
   
Bill Epton
 

1932 - 2002

 

https://www.marxists.org/history/erol/ncm-2/proletarian-cause/article2.htm

http://www.icl-fi.org/english/wv/archives/oldsite/2002/Epton.htm

http://www.mltranslations.org/us/epton.htm

http://www.marxists.org/history/erol/1960-1970/freedom-now-party.htm

http://www.marxists.org/history/erol/1960-1970/epton-self.htm
http://www.marxists.org/history/erol/1960-1970/epton-senate-flyer.jpg
   
Frantz Omar Fanon

1925 - 1961


 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frantz_Fanon

http://www.marxists.org/subject/africa/fanon/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4fQ7KwKgFA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWyPwsh079Y

http://frantzfanonfoundation-fondationfrantzfanon.com/

http://historiesofviolence.com/thinkers/fanon/
 
   
James Leonard Farmer, Jr

1920 - 1999

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Farmer

http://www.npr.org/2011/04/29/135836458/a-freedom-
ride-organizer-on-non-violent-resistance

http://digital.wustl.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=eop;cc
=eop;rgn=main;view=text;idno=far0015.0485.037

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc8-r97KZKk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3SeqEQpP2o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8ybz1_nytI&index=5&
list=PLsEqtJWshFvAQyl1wIfY3XTHlNqYAAKqZ
 
   
Cecile Fatiman

Image from Wikipedia.  fl. 1791


 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%A9cile_Fatiman

http://eyeoftheday.org/herstory/2013/05/21/cecile-
fatiman-and-the-haitian-independence/

http://thelouvertureproject.org/index.php?title=C%C3%A9cile_Fatiman

https://theswingingbridgeuf.wordpress.com/tag/cecile-fatiman/

http://thepublicarchive.com/?paged=8
 
   
Ralph Featherstone

1939 - 1970

 


http://www.crmvet.org/mem/feather.htm

http://econtent.unm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/Manuscripts/id/8403

http://exiledun.livejournal.com/100603.html

http://www.corbisimages.com/stock-photo/rights-managed/U1568048/h
-rap-brown-and-ralph-featherstone-speaking

http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgslave.htm

 

   

Baba Herman Ferguson

1921 - 2014

 

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ccbh/mxp/ferguson.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8eJeKgdoQk

http://vimeo.com/39717228

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TcaP6lK7B0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJpxecwxVJA

New York Amsterdam News
   
Stagecoach Mary Fields

c 1832 - 1914

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Fields

http://www.blackcowboys.com/maryfields.htm

http://www.badassoftheweek.com/fields.html

http://hot1073jamz.com/founder-stagecoach-mary-video/

http://www.assatashakur.org/forum/shoulders-our-freedom-
fighters/30343-mary-fields-stagecoach-mary-1800s.html
 

 

   
Juan Flores

1943 - 2014

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Flores_%28professor%29

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOQhvxaXVtU

http://centropr.hunter.cuny.edu/centrovoices/chronicles/interview-juan-flores

http://www.afropop.org/wp/11890/a-conversation-
with-juan-flores-on-puerto-rican-music-in-the-u-s/

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/10/nyregion/juan-flores-a-
scholar-of-puerto-rican-culture-in-new-york-dies-at-71.html?_r=0
 
   
James W Ford

1893 - 1957

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_W._Ford

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/ford-james-w-1893-1957

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFHg6H0I9cA

http://www.peoplesworld.org/remembering-james-w-ford/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tamiment
/sets/72157601000861468/
 
   
Kent Foreman

1935 - 2010

 


http://kentforeman.net/

http://kentforeman.net/video_daskapital.htm

http://kentforeman.net/video_chicago.htm

http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/2787489-418/foreman-
poetry-chicago-daughter-poet.html#.VBbtPRawWSo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI2dYlEm6Mw
   
James Forman

1928 - 2005

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Forman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7Tv7f0TJR8&list=PLrgONKnX_
MJE3OYDyZrJOvE08ZxlLr09r

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNvr6OTzdAk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLkmDCaBJDc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_IOs34fps8

http://whospeaks.library.vanderbilt.edu/interview/james-forman
   
Elizabeth Beatrice Cooke Fouse

1875 - 1952

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Fouse

http://ukyarchives.blogspot.com/2013/03/elizabeth-
beatrice-cooke-fouse.html

http://kdl.kyvl.org/?f[source_s][]=Fouse+family+photographs

http://www.kentucky.com/2013/02/27/2533912/black-
history-month-womens-clubs.html
 
   
Hoyt Fuller

1923 - 1981

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoyt_W._Fuller

http://www.nathanielturner.com/towardsablackaesthetichoytwfuller.htm

http://books.google.com/books?id=MbIDAAAAMBAJ&source=gbs_all_issues_
r&cad=1&atm_aiy=1960#all_issues_anchor

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/dissertations/AAI3465202/

http://findingaid.auctr.edu/arc/view?docId=ead/auctr.edu/hoyt_william_
fuller.xml;query=hoyt%20fuller%20papers;brand=default
 
   
Alvenia Fulton

1893 - 1999

 

http://anndandridgepublicrelations.ning.com/profiles/
blogs/dr-alvenia-fulton-world-renown-nutritionist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yp_b-fHk7J0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Im1MXcat3Yo

http://lists.topica.com/lists/TheBlackList/read/
message.html?sort=d&mid=909715224&start=2
   
Marcus Garvey

1887 - 1940

 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wycPDPuaNWk

http://www.international.ucla.edu/africa/mgpp/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLG_OyZ2H7A

 

   

Vicky Garvin

1915 - 2007

 


http://freedomarchives.org/pipermail/news_freedomarchives.org
/2007-June/002169.html

http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2007/10/vicki-ama-garvin-
1915-2007-organizer.html
http://ajamuriffs.typepad.com/sankofa_meets_the_future/page/7/
http://books.google.com/books?id=X3MbIyzDsfcC&pg=PA1&source=gbs_toc_r
&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false
   
Prathia Hall

1940 - 2002

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prathia_Hall

http://www.pbs.org/thisfarbyfaith/people/prathia_hall.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eVI3N697OY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8_0oPHfkK4

http://www.somethingwithin.com/blog/?p=312
 
   
Stuart Hall

1929 - 2014

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Hall_%28cultural_theorist%29

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WDR47aFX2c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Gf0KUxgZfI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKm8MW-FdX0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Gf0KUxgZfI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy57O9ZMENA
   
Fannie Lou Hamer

1917 - 1977

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ex45Hw11JBQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cAqdCIC74k

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TchoKJrvFQ

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/biography/freedomsummer-hamer/

http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2012/2/29/redefining_black_power_
pacifica_archives_city_lights_books_reflect_on_the_state_of_black_america
   
John L Hancox

1904 - 1992

 

http://aboutpeonage.blogspot.com/2011/02/in-voice-of-
sharecropper-john-l-hancox.html

http://www.amazon.com/John-L-Handcox-Stories-Southern/dp/B00070QHTQ

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13721923-sharecropper-s-troubadour

http://www.washington.edu/news/2014/01/07/sharecroppers-troubadour-the-
life-of-singer-union-organizer-john-handcox/
 
   
Chris Hani

1942 - 1993

 

http://www.sacp.org.za/main.php?ID=2294

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-yDaQNsQ98

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0IGS2ZD_5A&index=4&list=PLnrO__
RQ-p91PGDHcXoAQLOxx49BUNVMo

http://www.chi.org.za/

http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2014/04/10/remembering-chris-hani

 

   
Lorraine Hansberry

1930 - 1965

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorraine_Hansberry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRqWB_tdPs0

http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/lorraine_hansberry/

http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/tpalacios/files/ela11araisininthesun.pdf

http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/29de04b5-da2a-4bda-aa03-1239923d2817/
a-raisin-in-the-sun-revisited-lorraine-hansberry-interview/

 

   
Vincent Harding

1931 - 2014

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Harding

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GcgU3SReS4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGoAvmYSl4A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWKyP-WUdXg

http://www.c-span.org/person/?vincentharding
vincent harding democracy now

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2013/08/23/
august-23-2013-vincent-harding-extended-interview/19784/
 
   
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

1825 - 1911

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Harper

http://www.poemhunter.com/frances-ellen-watkins-harper-2/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9t3ECQmmU8

http://www.solidarity-us.org/site/node/2840

http://www.blackpast.org/1866-frances-ellen-watkins-harper-we-are-all-bound-together-0

 
   
Ollie Harrington

1912 - 1995
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ollie_Harrington

http://www.aacvr-germany.org/index.php?option=com_
content&view=article&id=15&Itemid=17

https://www.google.com/search?q=ollie+harrington+google
+images&client=firefox-a&hs=Hab&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:o
fficial&channel=sb&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=
X&ei=vYJ6VIOaF7OPsQTz2YCQCQ&ved=0CCIQsAQ&biw=1102&bih=726

http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/
journals/african_american_review/v044/44.3.brown.pdf
 
   

Hubert Harrison

1883 - 1927

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Harrison
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/
pdfs/Harrison_Hubert_H.pdf
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/_center__font_size__3__font_color__green___
b_1__hubert_harrison___i_the_voice_of_76560.htm
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/_center__font_size__3__font_color__green
___b_3__hubert_harrison_br___center___fo_86150.htm

   
Vivian Harsh

1890 - 1960

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivian_G._Harsh

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/harsh-vivian-gordon-1890-1960

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/
vivian-g-harsh-preserver-history-african-america

http://www.chipublib.org/vivian-g-harsh-research-collection/

http://old.chipublib.org/branch/details/library/woodson-regional/p/FeatHarsh/
 
   
James Haughton

1930 - 2016

 


 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/06/nyregion/james-haughton-who-fought-racial-
barriers-in-building-trades-dies-at-86.html?smid=fb-share&_r=1

http://archives.nypl.org/scm/20945

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/7038/

http://nyatwork.tumblr.com/post/14884371691/construction-coalitions-rebuild-image
 

   
Harry Haywood

1898 - 1985

 

http://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/harry-haywood-archive/
http://www.marxists.org/archive/haywood/
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhlead/umich-bhl-851384?rgn=main;view=text
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2211&dat=19390218&id=WNUmAAAAIBAJ&
sjid=tAIGAAAAIBAJ&pg=2786,694289
   
Tim Hector

1942 - 2002

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Hector

http://www.thegrenadarevolutiononline.com/hector.html

http://www.caribantigua.com/antigua/opinions/opinion-
pieces/5564-vc-bird-in-retrospect-.html

http://www.solidarity-us.org/site/node/510

http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/183
 
   
Anna Arnold Hedgeman

1899 - 1990
 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Arnold_Hedgeman

http://cooperproject.org/march-on-washington-remember-anna-hedgeman/

http://www.thekingcenter.org/archive/document/letter-anna-hedgeman-mlk

http://womenshistory.about.com/od/second-wave-feminists/a/Anna-Arnold-Hedgeman.htm

https://blackwomenwhoknowtheirworth.wordpress.com/tag/anna-arnold-hedgeman/
 
   
Dorothy Irene Height

1912 - 2010

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Height

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2014/03/24/dorothy
-irene-height-godmother-of-the-civil-rights-movement-was-a-portrait-in-
powerful-change-google-doodle-salutes-her-accordingly/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEa0kr42XYk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kc-Y8pd__s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV2h1rE47F8

http://www.visionaryproject.org/heightdorothy/
 
   
Lola Hendricks

1932 -2013

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lola_Hendricks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-skKNB8dDo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cqa2c8qu1LA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Up_-QTsHvL8

http://d43fweuh3sg51.cloudfront.net/media/assets/
wgbh/iml04/iml04_doc_fulllhen/iml04_doc_fulllhen.pdf
 
   

Gil Scott Heron

1949 - 2011

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gil_Scott-Heron

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkwjIDITti8&list=PL8887D870AE65BE49

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVNORb4RvBw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDhQIxBDTkU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3od114a4o7Y
 

   

Charity Hicks

19__ - 2014

 
http://detroitinterviews.tumblr.com/post/87709112777/charity-hicks-on-
april-26-2014-at-cass-corridor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETGJPIPJxTk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT6gPDbXVBw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wG1I4eThoAA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-flhJJs1ESI

 

   

Billie Holiday

1915 - 1959

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4ZyuULy9zs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_1LfT1MvzI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvDZOX9IdKs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLiPCpENAM8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxVXNWdHDq8

   
Lena Horne

1917 - 2010
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lena_Horne

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tknMjEazRtI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E432cI5V3c

http://www.lena-horne.com/60_minutes_transcript_lena.htm

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/irene-monroe/lena-
horne-was-more-than_b_574561.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE3qkz85ctQ
 
   
Charles Houston

1895 - 1950

 

http://www.naacp.org/pages/naacp-history-charles-hamilton-houston

http://americanhistory.si.edu/brown/history/3-organized/
charles-houston.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8yiLq8GufI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kWZXxu0cP0

http://scalar.usc.edu/nehvectors/stakeman/brown-v-board
-of-education?path=naacps-dyer-anti-lynching-bill-campaign
   
Langston Hughes

1902 - 1967
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langston_Hughes

http://brbl-archive.library.yale.edu/exhibitions
/langstonhughes/av.html

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/langston-hughes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inP76rkYUso

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uM7HSOwJw20
 
   
Jessica Huntley

1927 - 2013

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQFCLvH6A8I

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/27/jessica-huntley

http://www.gusjohn.com/2013/10/jessica-huntley-veteran-
political-and-cultural-activist-dies-at-86/

http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/jessica-huntley-
embodiment-black-british-culture

http://www.thewowa.com/en/top/detail/ed5dszuo.html
 
   
Alpheus Hunton

1903 - 1970

 

 
http://archives.nypl.org/scm/20646
http://keywiki.org/William_Alphaeus_Hunton
http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=au%3AHunton%2C+Alphaeus%2C&qt=hot_author
http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2007/10/pioneers-in-pan-africanism-dr-alphaeus.html
http://books.google.com/books?id=NV2MtmlurRYC&pg=PA379&lpg=PA379&dq=Alphaeus+Hunton+
crisis&source=bl&ots=Zzxc99FCM2&sig=qJlzuH2TXGpcMj2NxWgsQh1zQwo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=oNrfU7X
RBoK3yASGs4GwDQ&ved=0CDIQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=Alphaeus%20Hunton%20crisis&f=false
 
   
Zora Neale Hurston

1891 - 1960

 

http://zoranealehurston.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w96piasYgXo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmSIhCY3dRA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlyB-_K6Z0w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIstknEW4ks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgajJiKt-l0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtPrN-zYZc4&list
=PLQA-MEPAPXIFXa5uRasiPrA-ALsjJFxD-
   
George Jackson

1941 - 1971

 

http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/soledadbro.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFr-1JRfr9g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKh-agZxePM

http://www.itsabouttimebpp.com/George_Jackson/pdf/35th_anniversary_of_the_
martyrdom_of_George_Lester_Jackson.pdf

http://www.itsabouttimebpp.com/George_Jackson/George_Jackson_index.html

http://revolutionaryfrontlines.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/george-jackson-a-
song-by-bob-dylan-1971/
 
   
Mahalia Jackson

1911 - 1972

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahalia_Jackson

http://www.npr.org/artists/15355551/mahalia-jackson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-UwQMkWLKE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=as1rsZenwNc

http://americanroutes.wwno.org/archives/artist/551/mahalia-jackson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XlW1_lGInk

 
   
C L R James

1901 - 1989

 


http://www.marxists.org/archive/james-clr/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viwYx3uIYiU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fppGjCQB-0Q
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Gf0KUxgZfI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI7n7M6nAOA
   
Eddie Jefferson

1918 - 1979

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Jefferson

http://www.gallery41.com/JazzArtists/EddieJefferson.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=as-dtuwA1kc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20ZHeLhsQ14

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP-YeVTrx8w&list=RDaP-YeVTrx8w#t=55
 
   
Nancy Jefferson

1923 - 1992

 


http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1992-10-19/news/9204040604_1_mrs-
jefferson-west-siders-chicago-alderman

http://digital.wustl.edu/e/eii/eiiweb/jef5427.0754.076marc_record_
interviewee_process.html

http://digital.wustl.edu/e/eii/eiiweb/jef5427.0754.077marc_record_
interviewee_process.html

http://keywiki.org/Nancy_B._Jefferson

http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Nancy-Jefferson-Park/
 
   
Nellie Stone Johnson

1905 - 2002

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellie_Stone_Johnson

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2013/02/08/mpr_news_presents

http://afscmemn.prometheuslabor.com/printable/node/4316

http://www.amazon.com/Nellie-Stone-Johnson-Life-
Activist/dp/product-description/1886913358

http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/stageandarts/188099721.html
 
   

Claudia Jones

1915 - 1964

Claudia Jones
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claudia_Jones
http://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/2010/03/01/claudia-jones-communist/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_r234kDAJTI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI8BoWxYPEM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ladg6-q7Zec
   
   
June Jordan

1936 - 2002

 

http://www.junejordan.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUSTxhYu7-4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnK6SAGVRds

http://www.junejordan.net/interviews.html

https://archive.org/details/ConversationWithJuneJordan
InterviewedByJuliusLester1968
   
Florynce Kennedy

1916 - 2000

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florynce_Kennedy

http://vimeo.com/76460468

http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/~sch01221

http://womensrightsmovement60sand70s.weebly.com/flo-kennedy.html

http://www.solidarity-edus.org/site/node/3272


 

   
Martin Luther King Jr

1929 - 1968

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King,_Jr.

http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/kingpapers/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ordkuKfq5qg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5r98tT0j1a0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b80Bsw0UG-U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixfwGLxRJU8
 
   
Fela Kuti

1938 - 1997

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fela_Kuti

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6yM6HLADbE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4AA6EuZe-k&index=6&list=RDpCpua4dvUXs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozyZEJiig8U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B1wSECScPA
   

John LaRose

1927 - 2006

 

http://vimeo.com/56212622

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_La_Rose

http://www.georgepadmoreinstitute.org/John%20La%20Rose

http://www.encyclopediaofafroeuropeanstudies.eu/encyclopedia/john-la-rose/

http://www.theguardian.com/news/2006/mar/04/guardianobituaries.socialexclusion
   
Elma Ina Lewis

1921 - 2004

 

http://www.ncaaa.org/ncaaa_elmalewis.html

http://www.library.neu.edu/archives/collect/
findaids/m38find.htm

http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/interviews/
oral-history-interview-elma-lewis-11500

http://newspapers.bc.edu/cgi-bin/bostonsh?a=
d&d=bcheights19730410.2.56
 
   
Abby Lincoln

1930 - 2010

 

http://www.npr.org/programs/jazzprofiles/archive/lincoln.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYLRusne_7o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUfNAv4zaqo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CdCYucI8Bo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXeE0yBd-Bg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdgI294DxxA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7eYsaJq108
 
   

Audre Lorde

1934 - 1992

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audre_Lorde
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFHwg6aNKy0
http://www.audrelorde-theberlinyears.com/expose.html#.U9P-K7GwWSo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diHzbQNyO2k
http://alp.org/
 
   
Chokwe Lumumba

1947 - 2014

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chokwe_Lumumba

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf4jGB3fieV-2OI49lA4mVg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pS6-_0XG10

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_30epvU5uA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd7rVmnqIV0
   
Patrice Lumumba

1925 - 1961

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrice_Lumumba

http://www.marxists.org/subject/africa/lumumba/index.htm

http://www.democracynow.org/2011/1/21/patrice_lumumba_50_years_later_remembering

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UkAFGecf-E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtzfCMHX1Yg
 
   
Miriam Makeba

1932 - 2008

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1emTjr3_ko&list=PLBE510FA4CFB0B815&index=70

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP6CdNVzjC8&index=62&list=PLBE510FA4CFB0B815

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AE8g5_CoRvM&list=PLBE510FA4CFB0B815

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAaY07zz3H8&list=PLBE510FA4CFB0B815&index=30

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYwgmOxhUvk
   
Manning Marable

1950 - 2011

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manning_Marable

http://www.c-span.org/person/?manningmarable

http://www.democracynow.org/topics/manning_marable

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRD2ak2MTjs

http://vimeo.com/39575484
   
Samori Marksman

1947 - 1999

 



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samori_Marksman

http://www.2600.com/samori/

http://keywiki.org/Samori_Marksman

http://williamlkatz.com/samori-marksman/

http://www.blackstarnews.com/us-politics/news/help-
samori-marksman-foundation.html
 
   
Miriam Matthews

1905 - 2003

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aaw/matthews-miriam-1905-2003

http://articles.latimes.com/2003/jul/06/local/me-matthews6

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt3t1nd954/

http://www.examiner.com/article/miriam-matthews

http://www.kcet.org/socal/departures/columns/history/collective
-memories/librarians-who-made-or-saved-los-angeles-history.html
   
Curtis Mayfield

1942 - 1999

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtis_Mayfield

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDSYTU5e39Y

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPLRiDhVIQA&index=32&list=RDVDSYTU5e39Y

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1xmXOP3lhM

http://www.tmponline.org/2012/06/03/keep-on-pushin-the-warrior-music-
and-political-soul-of-curtis-mayfield-1942-1999/
 
   
Ali Mazrui

1933 - 2014

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Mazrui

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnr42v3xBN4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn7tQLxQlIw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pp0Q_5yX6Yk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_sMaRjRQco
 
   
Claude McKay

1890 - 1948

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_McKay

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/claude-mckay

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaGTw8xRkyQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UJ_uVwgYVg

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/m_r/mckay/russia.htm

http://www.marxisthistory.org/history/usa/groups/
abb/1922/1223-mckay-tokolarov.pdf
 
   
Carmen McRae

1920 - 1994

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmen_McRae

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrc96CUi56qYgy0VpnL2vIg

http://jamesgavin.com/page6/page54/page54.html

http://www.paste.com/video/carmen-mcrae/1012173

http://www.jukebo.com/carmen-mcrae/
 
   
Oscar Devereaux Micheaux

1884 - 1951

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Micheaux

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1E0NrcnwAE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjrd2C3f6Y0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AM3gHmZu42Q

http://www.cineaste.com/articles/emoscar-
micheaux-the-great-and-onlyem-and-emevery-step-a-struggleem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tknMjEazRtI
   
Charles Mingus

1922 - 1979

 

http://mingusmingusmingus.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48eAYnfgrAo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr6cp42DYzA&
list=PLS7RGCX7M6uAwcrYt7aN8e5BZdrN-1yAw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqb_QUsnKbg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9ayt_CIRqI
 
   
Thelonious Monk

1917 - 1982

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thelonious_Monk

http://www.monkzone.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S155sBJE278

http://www.eyeneer.com/video/jazz/thelonious
-monk/jazz-portrait-interview

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9udeWOjjls
   
Queen Mother Moore

1898 - 1996

 

http://revcom.us/a/v19/905-09/908/queen.htm

http://www.hierographics.org/mothermoorebio.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq0-kfzbMgw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvlkLmUZy_U

http://vimeo.com/45375258
   
Richard Benjamin Moore

1893 - 1978


 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_B._Moore
http://archives.nypl.org/uploads/collection/pdf_finding_aid/MOORERB.pdf
http://books.google.com/books/about/Richard_B_Moore_Caribbean_Militant_
in_Ha.html?id=ooZR-rtpPagC
http://www.scribd.com/doc/143351462/Richard-B-Moore-an-African-Blood-
Brother-on-Scottsboro-Presentation-public
   
Olive Morris

1952 - 1979

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/london/hi/people_and_places/
history/newsid_8310000/8310579.stm

http://www.itsabouttimebpp.com/UK/pdf/Olive_Morris.pdf

http://www.thefword.org.uk/features/2009/03/olive_would_hav

http://rememberolivemorris.wordpress.com/

http://historicalgeographies.blogspot.com/2011/09/biography-
olive-morris.html
 
   
Constance Baker Motley

1921 - 2005

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Baker_Motley

http://www.visionaryproject.org/motleyconstancebaker/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t74Jhj7Q5oM

http://digital.wustl.edu/e/eop/eopweb/mot0015.0589.074judgeconstancebakermotley.html

https://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/instructors/roisman/constance_baker_motley.pdf
 
   
Pierre Mulele

1929 - 1968


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Mulele

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://cerclekwamenkrum.afrikblog.com/archives/
2009/10/10/15371967.html&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dpierre%2Bmulele%2Bchina%26start%3D20%26client%3Dfirefox-
a%26hs%3DOk0%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26channel%3Dsb%26biw%3D1272%26bih%3D726

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=21&ved=0CB0QFjAAOBQ&url=http%3A%2F%2
Fsitemaker.umich.edu%2Fviolence-in-africa.08%2Ffiles%2Fmulele_hero_-to_post.doc&ei=hIwpVOeWOs-3yAS
FvoC4Bg&usg=AFQjCNGj9VDxuEkDObV3A9xkN1DHeq_hUw&bvm=bv.76247554,d.aWw&cad=rja

http://www.deboutcongolais.info/revcongo-01-complet.pdf

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oexzf_nv5bA

 

   
Una Mulzac

1923 - 2012

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Una_Mulzac

http://multiracial.com/site/content/view/332/27/

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/05/nyregion/una-mulzac-harlem-bookseller-with-a-
passion-for-black-politics-dies-at-88.html

http://uncrownedcommunitybuilders.com/person/una-mulzac

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/obituaries/2012/02/17/una-mulzac-activist-owned-harlem-bookstore/f0JKTP9DQbfl7D6bEMgZlI/story.html
   
Isaac Myers

1835 - 1891

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/myers-isaac-1835-1891

http://www.douglassmyers.org/about.php

http://www.smcps.org/files/Diversity/Lessons/Lesson_25.pdf

http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/stagser/s1259/121/6050/html/imyers.html

http://books.google.com/books?id=hhSFxq5ZxqEC&pg=PA483&lpg=PA483&dq=Isaac+Myers+
union&source=bl&ots=5-5CrZgnUf&sig=V65eoKxoUhLoCGwOm5ayAPuZyg8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=
RLBHVJypDojn8QGE9YCICQ&ved=0CB8Q6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=Isaac%20Myers%20union&f=false
   
Nanny of the Maroons

c 1680 - 1755
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanny_of_the_Maroons

http://www.yale.edu/glc/nanny.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHueGVM2KZQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSH9a6jye-M

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QW3O__j0KiU
 
   
Larry Neal

1937 - 1981

 



http://www.nathanielturner.com/larrynealchronology.htm

http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai3/community/
text8/blackartsmovement.pdf

http://books.google.com/books?id=JToDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA43&l
pg=PA43&dq=negro+digest+larry+neal&source=bl&ots=sQA-
adsaLa&sig=9FP7BhbJQYzgqkX126htuCgx2Ys&hl=en&sa=X&ei=
qnwZVP69D86PyASerILQDA&ved=0CCcQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=
negro%20digest%20larry%20neal&f=false

https://sites.google.com/site/jazzpoetry1/black-
arts-movement/larry-neal

http://archives.nypl.org/scm/20745
 
   
Huey Newton

1942 - 1989

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSpMul4ZN7Y

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv7Bh-nTaGM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j19WrVx-kS8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NplrUhW79b8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N45zjzEVzc4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oIWjbhZI-A

 

   

Kwame Nkurmah

1909 - 1972

 

 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwame_Nkrumah
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjBcRMjOWzg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHjK7sZYkMQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTTdi8AjZg8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EGghvHfI6U
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn5CvGFz3Is
   
Queen Nzinga Mbande

c 1583 - 1663

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nzinga_of_Ndongo_and_Matamba

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWfGrmIVijQ

http://www.blackpast.org/gah/queen-nzinga-1583-1663

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1zX8DA0GmY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOGeIj4J6fM
 
   
Imari Abubakari Obadele

1930 - 2010
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imari_Obadele

http://cds.library.brown.edu/projects/FreedomNow/themes/blkpower/

http://rollingout.com/politics/imari-obadele-founder-of-ncobra-and-
modern-day-reparation-movement-dies-2/#_

http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2010/06/detroit-tribute-to-dr-imari-obadele-co.html

http://uhurunews.com/story?resource_name=black-is-back-coalition-salutes-
dr-imari-abubakari-obadele-and-his-legacy-of-struggle
   
Odetta

1930 - 2008

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odetta

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXVjM_4XHIE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwnAUWhP4hY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jGSiaDj_fw&list=
PLWbLw9UdWcoeRLT4DHAm0JbLqn0MfZBfa

http://www.democracynow.org/2008/12/30/dr_bernice_
johnson_reagon_remembers_musical
 
   
Charlie "Bird" Parker

1920 - 1955

 

http://www.cmgww.com/music/parker/home.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3W8Ff_4oFg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAQg-55tZxg

http://www.plosin.com/MilesAhead/BirdInterviews.html

http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html
?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=237040499&m=237570181
 
   
Rosa Parks

1913 - 2005

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks

http://www.democracynow.org/2005/10/25/rosa_parks_
1913_2005_we_air

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGRYS-vmLcY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdctBUEivks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5n6iGJr9bb0&list=
PL2lUi5qXf9HsD8vQ8-rhhu1RytI-R4hRv

http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/par0int-1
 
   
Mary Virginia Cook Parrish

1862 - 1945

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Virginia_Cook_Parrish

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/%22Righteous+discontent%
22%3A+Mary+Virginia+Cook+Parrish+and+black+Baptist...-a0172686833

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/education/2014/02/21/simmons-
college-earns-national-accreditation/5708483/
 
   
Lucy Parsons

1853 - 1942

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Parsons

http://flag.blackened.net/lpp/writings_by_lucy.html

http://www.blackpast.org/1886-lucy-parsons-i-am-anarchist

http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/cgi-bin/philologic/getobject.pl?c.5451:6:1:9.lincoln

https://libcom.org/tags/lucy-parsons
   
Louise Thompson Patterson

1901 -1999

 



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Thompson_Patterson

http://www.loc.gov/folklife/civilrights/survey/view_collection.php?coll_id=2860

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIdccITUolk

http://findingaids.library.emory.edu/documents/patterson869/printable/

http://www.defendingdissent.org/fame/index.php?title=Louise_Thompson_Patterson

http://articles.latimes.com/1999/sep/19/local/me-12086
 
   
William L Patterson

1891 - 1980

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_L._Patterson

http://www.keywiki.org/William_L._Patterson

http://norcal.cpusa.org/?p=1188

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0AeXp4iYRE

http://spartacus-educational.com/USApattersonW.htm
 
   

Nelson Perry

1923 - 2015

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGZ4iFCXnsU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZhTZpMGHnI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTb47BoPhb8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5H1WmWe_6U
   
Pettis Perry

1897 - 1965

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aaw/perry-pettis-1897-1965

http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Perry,+Pettis

http://archives.nypl.org/scm/20929

http://digital.library.pitt.edu/u/ulsmanuscripts
/pdf/31735061537696.pdf
 
   
Ann Lane Petry

1908 - 1997

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Petry

http://harvardmagazine.com/2014/01/ann-petry

https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/news/schlesinger-newsletter
/new-cache-letters-illuminates-life-african-american-novelist-ann-petry

http://hgar-srv3.bu.edu/collections/collection?id=122587

https://openlibrary.org/authors/OL2632739A/Ann_Petry
 
   
Geronimo Pratt

1947 - 2011

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geronimo_Pratt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GCvWo26JBI&list=PLq_O3Ve
JoqGyYGvpGVmWEde7JlGoPsZt4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW297Mhr2eA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJpScKv2TJA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcosKNPQuNg
 
   
Sun Ra

1914 - 1993

 


http://www.sunraarkestra.com/

http://pitchfork.com/features/starter/9447-
sun-ra-10-essential-tracks/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cfy2BpbkGe8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LWEQmAGeRQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw51E3_BF9s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HotNAXOPxwQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UINN_bQzCPE
 
   

Ahmad Rahman


d. September 21, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwb1feiiohc&list=PLDCD61B7F54694BDE

http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage//bookshop/book.php?CAT=10&ID=1403965692

http://michiganjournal.org/2013/11/05/rahman-named-college-professor-of-the-year/

http://www.oberlin.edu/news-info/00feb/prisonactivists_release.html

 

   
   
Dudley Randall

1914 - 2000

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley_Randall

http://abj.matrix.msu.edu/videofull.php?id=29-DF-10A

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/dudley-randall

http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/1972

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/m_r/randall/life.htm
 
   
Sarah Parker Redmond

1815 - 1894

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Parker_Remond

http://sarahparkerremond.wordpress.com/

http://www.nwhm.org/education-resources/biography/
biographies/sarah-remond/

http://sarahparkerremond.wordpress.com/2011/07/15/i-
appeal-on-behalf-of-four-millions/

http://johnbrownkin.blogspot.com/2010/12/sarah-
parker-redmon-remembers-john.html
 

 
   
Louis Reyes Rivera

1945 - 2012

 

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/louis-reyes-rivera

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEm4_gDqOKc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkPATENcbSM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFd-r7_FAus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3lNSQZ9daY
 
   
Paul Robeson

1898 - 1976

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Robeson

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW0ge28rEB93N6SSFreMMeA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDb9nM_iiXw

http://www.npr.org/artists/15438395/paul-robeson

http://www.pacificaradioarchives.org/sites/default/files/images/
transcript_paulrobeson.pdf
 
   
Ruby Doris Robinson
y
1942 - 1967

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_Doris_Smith-Robinson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kly0iVOCtxA

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/robinson-ruby-doris-smith-1942-1967

http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/kingweb/about_king/details/660616.htm

http://mith.umd.edu/WomensStudies/ReadingRoom/BookReviews/fleming.html
 
   
Walter Rodney

1942 - 1980

 

http://www.walterrodneyfoundation.org/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4_sbAx7Ocw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpV80cdwZuU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QoXKgo_HDY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lym9R3HZUgI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yv55zh4yWU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2HMUKFm8u0

 

   
Carolyn Rogers

1940 - 2010

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolyn_Rodgers

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/m_r/rodgers/online.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jPnhUJIw8c

http://www.afropoets.net/carolynrodgers.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/19/books/19rodgers.html?_r=0
 
   
Charlemae Hill Rollins

1897 - 1979

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlemae_Hill_Rollins

http://thebrownbookshelf.com/2007/11/17/a-brown-bookshelf-trailblazer/

http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/degrum/public_html/blackexperience/rollins.html

http://mts.lib.uchicago.edu/collections/findingaids/index.php?eadid=MTS.rollins

http://books.google.com/books?id=z74vTOrw5mYC&pg=PA237&lpg=PA237&dq=
Charlemae+Rollins&source=bl&ots=NT-X2aP6f0&sig=2T1z-ni-IBfN0qRQiWtQzu
0XnJg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ddw-VMe_JISVyATqhIKoCw&ved=0CD0Q6AEwBjgU#v=onepage
&q=Charlemae%20Rollins&f=false
 
   
Josephine St Pierre Ruffin

1842 - 1924
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josephine_St._Pierre_Ruffin

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/ruffin-josephine-st-pierre-1842-1924

http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2008/01/
women-in-social-history-josephine-st.html
 
   
Edith Spurlock Sampson

1898 - 1979

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_S._Sampson

http://lasentinel.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=
article&id=668:two-black-women-who-paved-the-way&catid=79&Itemid=169

http://dp.la/item/87e89839777f0929a8b48b0f976b4886

http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_
collection=oasis&uniqueId=sch00037
 
   
Agusta Savage

1892 - 1962

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_Savage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koMXHaPlLEs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b14P5urRJHo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI3WFrb9pQs

http://usslave.blogspot.com/2012/03/sculptor-augusta-savage.html
   
James "Yaki" Sayles aka Attiba Shana

1947 - 2008

 


http://newafrikan77.wordpress.com/2013/11/23/malcolm-x-model-of-personal-
transformation-by-atiba-shannaowusu-yaki-yakubu/

http://exiledun.livejournal.com/150722.html

http://www.politicalmediareview.org/2010/06/meditations-on-
frantz-fanons-the-wretched-of-the-earth/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGUJyt-jSoA
a  
Mary Seacole

1805 - 1881

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Seacole

http://spartacus-educational.com/REseacole.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIrim4r-LbY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRfW_hX7vUA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHsYma3RDdI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfdqVYBSyQ8
 
   
Mary Ann Shadd

1823 - 1893

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Ann_Shadd

http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/dc2.htm

http://www.math.buffalo.edu/~sww/0history/ProvincialFreeman.html

http://blackhistorycanada.ca/profiles.php?themeid=20&id=5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psics-UGS74

 

   
Dr Aaron Shirley

1933 - 2014

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Shirley

http://capitolwords.org/date/2012/02/16/E214-2_
honoring-dr-aaron-shirley-for-his-commitment-to-se/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=My4V5umny24

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_SzsnGmtsM

http://www.umopeningdoors.org/transcripts/dr-aaron-shirley.pdf
   
Frederick Lee Robinson Shuttlesworth

1922 - 2011

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Shuttlesworth

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiNzSe8MH78

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BqdIBg45nQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nT-7lMqww0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EC8I1L2LcFA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD_Hg5uFXUU
 
   
 

Nina Simone

1933 - 2003

 

 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oCbFFwC8Ek&list=RDgFBoKE9H3PA&index=9

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ATogtRm9k8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVQjGGJVSXc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-a7l0Gvabk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hdVFiANBTk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFBoKE9H3PA
   
Archie Singham

1933 - 1991

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJA1VmgjD18

http://keywiki.org/Archie_Singham

http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-10557386.html
 
   
Benjamin Singleton

1809 - 1900
 
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/singleton.htm

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtID=3&psid=4022

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_%22Pap%22_Singleton

http://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/benjamin-pap-singleton/12205

http://www.blackpast.org/aaw/singleton-benjamin-pap-1809-1892
 
   
Albertina Sisulu

1918 - 2011

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albertina_Sisulu

http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/albertina-nontsikelelo-sisulu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_46_CIFsBE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vULu3iTpAs

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZHuJ4M0jF_sgFfVDFzoDzA
   
Walter Sisulu

1912 - 2003

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Sisulu

http://www.anc.org.za/list_by.php?by=Walter%20Sisulu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUw8_Ev_6z8

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/nelson-mandela-
life-story-thank-you-for-your-life-my-friend--by-walter-sisulu-8406560.html

http://www.democracynow.org/2003/5/6/anti_apartheid_leader_walter_sisulu_dies

http://africanactivist.msu.edu/audio.php?objectid=32-12E-4
 
   
Barbara Sizemore

1927 - 2004

 


http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/barbara-sizemore-39

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlKhnMi25MY&list=PLF4E000939A16F364

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10QlAw_JtjA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwlXcGJBQqA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Bd2MFwq_Eg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGr6gerNHBc

 

   
Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Smalls

http://www.robertsmalls.com/

http://www.scetv.org/index.php/sc_hall_of_fame/show/the_
courage_of_robert_smalls/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAXNIVAyFjA

http://history.house.gov/People/Listing/S/SMALLS,-Robert-%28S000502%29/
 
   
Amanda Berry Smith

1837 - 1915

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanda_Smith

http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/smitham/smith.html

http://books.google.com/books?id=XCfZ3sBIXvQC&pg=PA270&lpg=PA270&
dq=Amanda+Berry+Smith+youtube&source=bl&ots=2HLY2w0g-0&sig=SYyTfBgYdEG-f0e0Bdzeh3tqckg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=6UBaVNidKsqqyASomoCwCA&ve
d=0CE8Q6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=Amanda%20Berry%20Smith%20youtube&f=false

http://myhome.spu.edu/popep/profiles/amanda_berry_smith.html

http://www.bu.edu/missiology/missionary-biography/
r-s/smith-amanda-berry-1837-1915/
 
   
Bessie Smith

1894 - 1937

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessie_Smith

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MzU8xM99Uo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcrx2-vvwC4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNWs0LsimFs

http://www.jerryjazzmusician.com/2003/09/
bessie-smith-biographer-chris-albertson/
 
   
Moranda Smith

1915 - 1950

 

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/smith-moranda-1915-1950

http://www.blackpast.org/1947-moranda-smith-addresses-congress-
industrial-organizations-annual-convention-boston

https://books.google.com/books?id=5MOtXyGrG7IC&pg=PA232&lpg=PA232&dq=
Moranda+Smith&source=bl&ots=50UdXtQtZX&sig=w9WSbYYe25UJhp4vN4ZYRCtMe6k
&hl=en&sa=X&ei=i5aPVPL4OI2dyASQh4GoDA&ved=0CCgQ6AEwAjgK#v=onepage&q=
Moranda%20Smith&f=false

https://books.google.com/books?id=SFZ2t1ojGo8C&pg=PA93&lpg=PA93&dq=
Moranda+Smith&source=bl&ots=w3JwM833pl&sig=UKthMKQZvLUgk6XaWpDPh68O3
EM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=05aPVMmSH4iZyASPwYDoDw&ved=0CD4Q6AEwCDgU#v=onepage
&q=Moranda%20Smith&f=false
 
   
Robert Sobukwe

1924 - 1978

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Sobukwe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyWM_TSLxyc

http://www.sahistory.org.za/archive/robert-
sobukwe-inaugural-speech-april-1959

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnRcS1DMY48

http://www.sahistory.org.za/article/quotthe-state-nationquot-address-
r-m-sobukwe-quotnational-heroes039-dayquot-august-2-1959
 
   
Eileen Jackson Southern

1920 - 2002

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eileen_Southern

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/southern-eileen-jackson-1920-2002

http://biography.jrank.org/pages/2989/Southern-Eileen.html

http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/3052513?uid=3739656&uid=
2129&uid=2&uid=70&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21104703517891
 
   
Maria W Stewart (Maria Miller)

1803 - 1880

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_W._Stewart

http://www.blackpast.org/1832-maria-w-stewart-why-sit-ye-here-and-die

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/maria-w-
stewart-early-abolitionist

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPZEHW71EnQ

   
Barbara Ann Teer

1937 - 2008

 


http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/barbara-ann-teer-40

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reZE_lCW5i8

http://www.nationalblacktheatre.org/
 
   
Mary Church Terrell

1863 - 1954

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Church_Terrell

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/marychurchterellcolored.htm

http://www.socialwelfarehistory.com/people/terrell-mary-church/

http://antislavery.eserver.org/legacies/the-progress-of-colored-women

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOslTXgtYUo
 
   
Johnnie Tillmon

1926 - 1995

 

 

http://www.wvdawg.org/02/2012/johnnie-tillmon-welfare-is-a-womans-issue

http://symposia.library.csulb.edu/iii/cpro/DigitalItemViewPage.external;jsessionid=
E9AD176910B4FDBCF026CEC0AD5E898E?lang=&sp=1001808&sp=T&sp=1&suite=def

http://symposia.library.csulb.edu/iii/cpro/DigitalItemViewPage.external;jsessionid=
E9AD176910B4FDBCF026CEC0AD5E898E?lang=&sp=1001810&sp=T&sp=1&suite=def

http://symposia.library.csulb.edu/iii/cpro/DigitalItemViewPage.external;jsessionid=
E9AD176910B4FDBCF026CEC0AD5E898E?lang=&sp=1001811&sp=T&sp=1&suite=def

http://symposia.library.csulb.edu/iii/cpro/DigitalItemViewPage.external;jsessionid=
E9AD176910B4FDBCF026CEC0AD5E898E?lang=&sp=1001812&sp=T&sp=1&suite=def

 

   
Melvin Tolson

1898 - 1966

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melvin_B._Tolson

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/melvin-b-tolson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cP5KVsdWSZA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHD0cpFAMpM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQQ2cjRR_js&feature=related
 
   
Sojourner Truth

1797 - 1883

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sojourner_Truth

http://www.sojournertruth.org/Library/Speeches/

http://www.pbs.org/thisfarbyfaith/people/sojourner_truth.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-HfiryNoXY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XilHJc9IZvE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1o4zkNPSAs&list=PLk44zu2aq
DfsTGBSmJmR4-MB-tFG2J-mP&index=9
 
   
Harriet Tubman

1820 - 1913


 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Tubman

http://www.oldnewspublishing.com/tubman.htm

http://www.math.buffalo.edu/~sww/0history/hwny-tubman.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LndJrZcEKto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emudKsEvdpo

http://www.harriettubman.com/
 
   
Kwame Ture aka Stokely Carmichael

1941 - 1998

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stokely_Carmichael

http://digital.wustl.edu/e/eii/eiiweb/car5427.0967.029stokleycarmichael.html

http://whospeaks.library.vanderbilt.edu/interview/stokely-carmichael

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/stokely-carmichael/
videos/stokely-carmichael

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/stokelycarmichaelblackpower.html

http://www.c-span.org/video/?104471-1/life-career-kwame-ture
 
   
Henry McNeal Turner

1834 - 1915

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_McNeal_Turner

http://docsouth.unc.edu/church/turneral/bio.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7FPw-k0Qew

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eit4Em2-mBU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0d1aD9FjhA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAwUPBGY98Q
   
Nat Turner

1800 - 1831

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat_Turner

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3p1518.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kCchbERU_c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wub3XUoQAgQ

http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/turner/menu.html
 
   
Bill Walker

1927 - 2011

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Walker_%28muralist%29

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/the-man-behind-the-wall/Content?oid=894264

http://www.cpag.net/home/newsarchive_allofmankind.html

https://madaboutthemural.wordpress.com/category/william-walker/

http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/artofacommunityspeaks/2013/01/15/art-for-the-
people-william-walkers-wall-of-love-at-the-south-side-community-art-center/

 

   
Madame C J Walker

1867 - 1919

 

http://www.madamewalker.net/

http://www.biography.com/people/madam-cj-walker-9522174#synopsis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3qjlLYszEI

http://www.madamcjwalker.com/students-teachers/audiovideo-sources/

http://madamwalkerfamilyarchives.wordpress.com/
   
Margaret Walker

1915 - 1998

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Walker

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g93kwODRo1I

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/margaret-walker

http://www.jsums.edu/margaretwalkercenter/

http://www.ibiblio.org/ipa/walker.php
   
Harold Washington

1922 - 1987

 


http://eblackchicago.org/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piP2TlJ-b2E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQw5Zw2imTE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUGXhsnYWOc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vS_P5L53f6k

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RYiyh9rrRw
 
   
Ida B Wells

1862 - 1931

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_B._Wells

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/14975/14975-h/14975-h.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXZFdGhhMnk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKQJWy--PkI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R747xtZni1E
   
Jitu Weusi

1939 - 2013

 

http://www.blackstarnews.com/ny-watch/news/jitu-weusi-got-mad-soul.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQvp9A7ELe8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1CKT6cNcus

http://www.slideshare.net/rbgstreetscholar1/activist-and-educator-jitu-weusi-
a-brief-biographical-sketch-and-upcoming-event

http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=h-afro-
am&month=0611&week=c&msg=IJNEcgfoRpFRfDHjPcKKSQ&user&pw
 
   
Preston Wilcox

1923 - 2006

 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOtCg_-MG5I

http://brothermalcolm.net/wilcox/

http://archives.nypl.org/scm/20926

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/wilcox-preston-1923-2006

http://lists.topica.com/lists/TheBlackList/read/message
.html?sort=a&mid=913303847
 
   
Mabel Williams

1931 - 2014

 


http://www.freep.com/article/20140425/NEWS06/304250028/Mable-Williams-dies

http://www.southernstudies.org/2014/04/remembering-southern-black-freedom-fighter-mabel-w.html

http://www.freedomarchives.org/Mabel.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfzH0jT84k4

http://docsouth.unc.edu/sohp/K-0266/menu.html
   
Rhonda M. Williams

1957 - 2000

 

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12114-001-1005-5#page-1

http://economics.ucr.edu/papers/papers02/02-12.pdf

http://cas.umkc.edu/econ/economics/faculty/Forstater/papers/
Forstater2002/QueerBlackMarxist.pdf

https://www.mail-archive.com/pen-l@galaxy.csuchico.edu/msg49003.html

http://files.kristinsworld.com/Supremes/RhondaService.htm
 
   
Robert Williams

1925 - 1996

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_F._Williams

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evueit6WRks

https://www.marxists.org/history/erol/periodicals/mlq-us/pl-williams.htm

http://www.africanafrican.com/folder11/world%20history4/
harlem%20renaissance/Timothy-Tyson.pdf

http://www.loc.gov/folklife/civilrights/survey/view_collection.php?coll_id=2978
 
   
Henry Winston

1911 - 1986

 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Winston

http://www.cpusa.org/celebrating-the-life-of-henry-winston/

https://archive.org/details/NegroLiberationAGoalForAllAmericans_464

http://cpusa.org/from-anti-slavery-to-the-anti-monopoly-strategy/

https://archive.org/details/NegroLiberationAGoalForAllAmericans
   
Ada Wright

c  1890 - 1950

 


http://blogs.pstcc.edu/library/2008/03/24/who-was-mrs-ada-wright/

http://www.blackpast.org/perspectives/distant-whistles-muted-
flutes-ada-wright-glasgow-1932

http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/2651612?uid=3739656&uid=2129&uid
=2&uid=70&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21104850849931

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1532&dat=19321210&id=k4k9AAAAIBAJ
&sjid=aisMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2206,8456971
http://www.lib.umich.edu/radical-responses-
great-depression/work_page_650.html
 
   
Addie Wyatt

1924 - 2012

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Addie_L._Wyatt

http://wwhpchicago.org/rev-addie-wyatt/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csNSkb3bIrg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oEDABGqxRw

http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/reverend-addie-wyatt
   

Malcolm X

1925 - 1965


http://www.brothermalcolm.net/aug04index.html

http://brothermalcolm.net//video/

http://brothermalcolm.net/marable/

http://brothermalcolm.net/mxwords/mxwords.html

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ccbh/mxp/mxspeaks.html

 

   
   
Clyde Young

1949 - 2014
http://revcom.us/a/356/clyde-young-1949-2014-a-life-
lived-for-the-people-and-full-emancipation-en.html

http://platypus1917.org/2012/01/29/interview-with-clyde-young/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OBtDb4pybg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSAeAJbNVZQ
   

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