Category : The Word

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T. Thomas Fortune

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Though not as well known today as many of his contemporaries, T. Thomas Fortune was the foremost African American journalist of the late nineteenth and...
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Negro World

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The Negro World (1918–1933) was the organ of Marcus Garvey‘s Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), the most massive African-American and Pan-African movement of all time....
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David Walker

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In 1829, African-American abolitionist David Walker wrote an incendiary pamphlet that argued for the end of slavery and discrimination in the United States. David Walker...
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Shahrazad Ali

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Mrs. Shahrazad Ali was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, on February 5, 1947. She was a daughter of Harry and Lucy (Marshall) Levy. Shahrazad...
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Lunsford Lane

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Born just outside of Raleigh, North Carolina on May 30, 1803, Lunsford Lane exhibited entrepreneurial talent as a child and a determination as an adult...