CLR James

Word Count: 441 Approx Pages: 2

Who was C.L.R. James? That is a complex question, for indeed, Cyril Lionel Robert James is a complex and controversial figure. Some hail James as the Third World’s most high profile writers since Frantz Fanon. He is best known as the author of The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Sa ... Continue Reading

Mississipi Massela

Word Count: 1624 Approx Pages: 6

This story begins in Africa where Jay and his family lived. Being Indian because Jay has lived in Africa for his entire life, he always felt that he was African before being Indian. Okela was Jay's best friend. They had known each other for many years. Jay and his family are being exiled from ... Continue Reading

Kwame Nkrumah

Word Count: 595 Approx Pages: 2

Kwame Nkrumah was born on 21 September 1909 in the village of Nkroful in Nzima in the Gold Coast, what was then a British West African Colony. Starting at a young age, Nkrumah began to show signs of a great interest in reading and the quest for knowledge. He attend ... Continue Reading

Marcus Garvey

Word Count: 779 Approx Pages: 3

Marcus Garvey was born on august 17, 1887 in St. Ann’s bay, Jamaica. He attended school but because of his family situation of poverty he had to quit school and get a job as an apprentice in his god fathers print shop. It was at the print shop where he became aspired to become a Forman at the prin ... Continue Reading

BLACK HISTORY

Word Count: 610 Approx Pages: 2

African History Month is all twelve months of the year. The term "Black" is a political construct. It came to maturity in the early 1960's when there was diametrical opposition to the white power structure. Our African ancestor, brotha Kwame Toure (formally Stokley Carmichael), is said to have coine ... Continue Reading

Adelaide Smith Casely Hayford

Word Count: 344 Approx Pages: 1

When you analyze any movement weather it was the Pan Africanism movement or the Civil Rights movement; Black women have played a strong role in shaping and becoming the sole back bone of the struggle for equality and justice. We give much respect to Marcus Garvey, Martin Delaney, Edward Blyten and ... Continue Reading

Web du bois

Word Count: 346 Approx Pages: 1

Shortly after becoming the first black student to receive a doctorate from Harvard University, Du Bois began earning his title as the father of American sociology. His first work The Philadelphia Negro was constructed from several interviews he had conducted. In 1903 The Souls of Bl ... Continue Reading

Africa

Word Count: 1129 Approx Pages: 5

World influence on the modernization of Africa developing systems on the way countries, nations, or states act, and base their policies on times that reflect what their past was like. This is very true in the case of Africa. The only problem is that Africa is said to have no history. This just means ... Continue Reading

Stokely Carmichael

Word Count: 1763 Approx Pages: 7

Stokely Carmichael was born on June 21, 1941, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, which was governed by blacks and populated mostly by blacks. In 1952, when Stokely was eleven, the Carmichael family moved to New York. Stokely’s father thought of America as the promised land, and even when eight people ha ... Continue Reading