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45 Afro-Melanated Folks My Children Will Know

Happy Black History Month 2023

By Ma’at CC 𓁧 Published about a year ago 36 min read

Here is a list of a few Afro Melanated Kings & Queens Master Teachers & Scholars that did alot for our culture & community! They have all dedicated their lives to the liberation of the Black/Afro Melanated Aborigine of Earth Mind. They have all been great representatives of the culture by leaving behind knowledge of self items essential for the Afro-American Growth all around historical, psychological & spiritual mentality. I am so Grateful for all their Journeys & Intellectual contributions that they all left behind to enhance us as Afro-Melanated Beings in America.

1.Malcolm X - Malcolm X was an Afro-American Melanated Muslim minister & human rights activist. He was one of the most revolutionary leaders in the civil rights movement and an important proponent of black nationalism. He had a unique and controversial perspective on race relations and advocated for a more independent black community. He was assassinated in 1965. His legacy continues to influence social and racial justice movements today. Please Check Out Books About Malcolm X, an American Iconic Leader, along with his speeches & any other videos featuring this Great.

“We are nonviolent with people who are nonviolent with us.” - Malcolm X.

“You can't separate peace from freedom, because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” - Malcolm X

DOB:May 19, 1925 - February 21, 1965

2.Dr.Chancellor Williams - Dr. Chancellor Williams was an Afro-American historian, author, and educator. He was a Master Teacher professor of history at Howard University and is best known for his impressive & timeless Afro History book, The Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race From 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D. In his book, Williams argued that the civilizations of Ancient Africa were destroyed by Europeans. He also wrote a trilogy of books on the history of African people and their struggles against white supremacy. His work is an essential influence on Afro-American history and is a must have. Please check out Dr.Chancellor Williams Books, Lectures & Videos featuring the Great Scholar.

“The hand of opposition is never exposed.” - Dr.Chancellor Williams

“Africans and persons of African descent must assume the primary responsibility and leadership in historical research...if we are to continue to leave practically all important historical research and writing concerning the black race to the white man, then we must be prepared to accept, uncomplainingly, the white man's point of view.” - Dr.Chancellor Williams

DOB:December 22, 1898 - December 7, 1992

3.Dr.Yosef Ben Jochannan - Dr.Ben was a Afrocentric Master Teacher historian whose work is focused mainly on black presence in ancient Egypt. He was born in Ethiopia and moved to the United States in the 1940s. Some of his greatest written contributions include Black Man of the Nile and African Origins of Western Religions. He attended schools in Brazil, Spain, Puerto Rico, and Cuba and earned degrees in engineering & anthropology. Then he went to the University of Havana, Cuba, where he earned a Master’s degree in architectural engineering & a doctoral degree in cultural anthropology. Lastly, he attended the University of Barcelona, where he earned another doctoral degree, in Moorish history. Please check out any & all videos, lectures & books of Dr.Ben, the Master Teacher.

"When your god and savior looks like your master and enslaver. you become the principal agent in your own destruction." - Dr.Yosef Ben Jachannan

“Under Jesus you were a Slave, Under Heru you were a Master. Remember..Kemet.” - Dr.Yosef Ben Jochannan

DOB:December 31, 1918 - March 19, 2015

4.Dr.John Henrik Clarke -Dr. John Henrik Clarke was an Afro-American Master Teacher, historian, professor, & author who dedicated his life to the study of Afrocentric & African history. He was a major contributor to the Pan-African movement, an educator and political activist, and a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Dr. Clarke wrote & edited many books & essays on African & Afro-American history & cultures. He was a major influence in the fields of African & African-American studies. His famous lectures are jam packed with melanin facts and enlightening facts about our depth culture. He passed away in 1998 and was posthumously awarded the African-American History Medal of Freedom in 2000. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.John Henrik Clarke.

“Powerful people cannot afford to educate the people that they oppress, because once you are truly educated, you will not ask for power. You will take it.” - John Henrik Clarke

“Whoever is in control of the hell in your life, is your devil.” - John Henrik Clarke

DOB:January 1, 1915 - July 16, 1998

5.Dr.Delbert Blair - Delbert Blair is a Afro-American Master Teacher, engineer, research scientist, metaphysician, professional speaker, author, & life coach. He is the founder of the Institute for Self Mastery and has over 30 years of experience in the field of personal development. He has written several books on the topics of life purpose, spiritual growth, and success. He is a highly successful speaker and has appeared on numerous television & radio shows. He is passionate about empowering people to live their best lives & reach their highest potential. His Lectures are highly informative and essential for the melanated mind. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Delbert Blair.

DOB:February 13, 1934 - January 31, 2016

6.Dr.Llaila Afrika - Dr. llaila Afrika is a Master Teacher Afro-American naturopathic doctor, nutritionist, author, lecturer & historian. He is best known for his books on melanin, nutrition, health, & natural healing. He has traveled extensively throughout Africa, Europe, and the United States to lecture on the subject of holistic health & nutrition. Dr. Afrika has also founded several organizations dedicated to educating the public on the importance of proper nutrition & health. His work has been featured in various publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Healer/Teacher, Dr. Afrika.

“There’s nothing else to study but melanin.” - Dr.Llaila Afrika

DOB:1946 - 2020

7.Dr.Ivan Van Sertima - Ivan Van Sertima was a Guyanese-born historian, author, & linguist, who dedicated much of his life to researching, writing, & lecturing on African history & Afro-American studies. He wrote a number of books on the African presence in the Americas and the Caribbean, including They Came Before Columbus and Black Man of the Nile, and he lectured at numerous universities around the world. Dr.Sertima is best remembered for his work on the trans-Atlantic slave trade & his tireless advocacy for the recognition of African contributions to the world. He is a remarkable scholar that has many essential works. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Sertima.

“You can not make yourself whole again by brooding one hundred percent of the time on the darkness of the world. We are the light of the world.” - Dr.Ivan Van Sertima

DOB: January 26, 1935 - May 25, 2009

8.Dr.Bobby Hemmit - Bobby Hemmitt is an Afro-American Master Teacher, author, lecturer, and media personality. He is best known for his work on esoteric topics such as metaphysical and occult studies, and is considered a leading authority in the field. He is the author of several books and has been featured on radio, television, and in numerous lectures. He is also the founder of the Bobby Hemmitt Learning Center, an educational platform focused on metaphysical and occult studies. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Hemmitt

“You cannot be Conscious and Religious at the same time. Once you come into True Knowledge of SELF, Religion Becomes FOOLISH!” - Bobby Hemmitt

DOB:June 9, 1930 - November 30, 2001

9.Dr.Amos Wilson - Dr.Amos Wilson is a Afro-American renowned Master Teacher, psychologist & author who made significant contributions to the field of Afro-American psychology. He wrote numerous books on the Afro-American issues & was a strong advocate for the empowerment of Afro-Americans & the need to acknowledge the psychological & social issues they face today. His works are influential in reshaping how Afro-Americans view themselves & our place in the world. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Wilson.

“When you are filled with self-hate your mind is reversed. Meaning you will love the things that destroy you, and you will hate the things that advance your growth.” – Dr. Amos Wilson

“To manipulate history is to manipulate consciousness; to manipulate consciousness is to manipulate possibilities; and to manipulate possibilities is to manipulate power.”  – Dr. Amos Wilson

DOB:February 23, 1941 - January 14, 1995

10.Dr.Phillip Valentine - Dr. Phil Valentine El is a Afro-American Master Teacher, Hygienic Scientist, Naturopath, Metaphysician, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Polymath, & Master Teacher Lecturer. He is the founder, director & pastor of the Temple of the Healing Spirit, Self-Healing Education Center, The Institute for Self-Mastery & The University of Kemetian Sciences. Dr.Phil is also A certified member of the International Association of Counselors & Therapists (I.A.C.T.). He received his doctorate in Hygienic Health Science & Classical Naturopathy from The Life Science Institute of Texas, which is now merged to the Fit for Life Sciences Institute-College of Natural Health in Canada. He is a former member of the American Natural Hygienic Society. Valentine is currently a hygienic science & metaphysical health consultant to doctors & lay practitioners, stretching as far as South Africa, Canada, Trinidad, Jamaica, England, Ghana, Japan & the Philippines. This master teacher is still on the move & still spreads knowledge. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, The Real Dr.Phil.

“Religion is the "willie lynch" cancer seeded into your genetics.” - Dr.Phil Valentine El

DOB:September 9, 1959 - August 21, 2021

11.Dr.Frances Cress Williams -Dr. Frances Cress Welsing was an Afro-American Master Teacher & Afrocentric psychiatrist & author best known for her work on the practice of white supremacy called the “Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism.” She was born in Chicago & studied under Dr.Neely Fuller. She was a prominent advocate for the rights of Afro-Americans. Dr. Welsing sought to help people understand the ongoing effects of racism, white supremacy, & the power of white privilege on the lives of people of color. She wrote four books & was a regular contributor to the radio program “The Tom Joyner Morning Show.” Dr. Welsing was an influential figure in the African-American community and her work continues to have a lasting impact. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Welsing.

“I wont rest until Black Children are Taught to Love themselves as Themselves.” - Dr.Frances Cress Welsing

“We wonder why we're not making progress?? I can't call myself a bitch, hoe, gangster, and thug everyday and then get up and do something constructive. That's impossible.” - Dr.Frances Cress Welsing

“We do not see the war being waged against us because we dont want to & because we are afraid. We are engaging in behavior specifically designed to block out anu awareness of the war — Our true Reality.” - Dr.Frances Cress Welsing

DOB:March 18, 1935 - January 2, 2016

12&13.Ashra & Merira Kwesi - Ashra Kwesi is a Afro-American historian, lecturer, and author specializing in the history of the African diaspora and its influence on world civilizations. He’s the president of Kemet Nu Productions and Tour leader for Kemet Nu “Know Thyself” Educational Tours to Egypt and Ethiopia. He has over 3 decades of study and tour experience on the African Nile Valley, where he spent 14 of those years as an assistant to Dr.Yosef Ben Jochannan. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and anthropology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Master of Arts degree in African Studies from Howard University in Washington, D.C. He is the author of several books on African history, including The African Origins of Civilization, Religion and Culture in Ancient Egypt, and The Black Presence in the Bible and the Table of Nations. He has lectured widely around the world and is a frequent guest on radio and television programs. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos, Their African Tour they still conduct & anything featuring the Master Teachers, Dr.Ashra & Merira.

DOB:December 12, 1952 & IDK

14.Dr.Sebi - Dr. Sebi (real name Alfredo Darrington Bowman) was a Honduran Master Herbalist & healer who believed that all diseases could be cured with the power of natural plants & herbs. He developed a unique approach to healing that focused on alkaline foods, herbs, and natural remedies. He believed that the body should be in an alkaline state, and that an acidic environment leads to disease. He also advocated for detoxification of the body and a vegan diet. Dr. Sebi's treatments have been used to treat a wide range of diseases, including diabetes, cancer, AIDS, and herpes. He has a large following of supporters who believe in his healing methods, and many people have reported positive results from his treatments. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Healer, Dr.Sebi.

“It is Oxygen that Heals, Nothing else but Oxygen.” - Dr.Sebi

“It is the food that you eat that would reconnect you with the energies of life and then words are unnecessary because you could see. You're reconnected.” - Dr.Sebi

DOB:November 26, 1933 - August 6, 2016

15.Queen Afua - Queen Afua is an Afro-American internationally renowned holistic health practitioner, author, and spiritual healer. She is the author of several books, including the ground-breaking book Sacred Woman and Detoxification for Optimal Health. Queen Afua is known for her holistic approach to healing which combines ancient African spiritual traditions and modern health solutions. Her treatments and healing techniques are designed to help individuals reach their highest level of health and wellness. Queen Afua has been a leader in the holistic health community for decades, and her work has been featured in numerous magazines and television shows. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Healer, Queen Afua.

“The price for freedom may be high, but the price that we pay for being imprisoned and cut off from the very root of our being is even higher.” “The condition of women's wombs also directly reflects the condition of women's minds, spirits, and actions. The womb is a storehouse of all our emotions.” - Queen Afua

DOB:August 13, 1953

16.Dick Gregory - Born in St.Louis, MO, 1 of 6 siblings, is an Afro-American comedian, civil rights activist, & spokesman for black & health issues. Dick Gregory was a pioneering comedian and civil rights activist who took on race with layered humor during the turbulent 1960s. He became nationally recognized in the 1960s for his daring comedy, that constantly attacked racial prejudice & Afrocentric issues. By addressing his satire to white audiences, he gave a comedic voice to the civil rights movement. He wrote books about nutrition, targeting our unhealthy diet’s & discriminatory actions against us. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Great Dick Gregory.

“I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that.” - Dick Gregory

"I don't eat anything that can fart, doodoo, pee or screw." - Dick Gregory

DOB:October 12, 1932 - August 19, 2017

17.Dr.Runuko Rashidi - Dr. Runoko Rashidi is an Afro-American anthropologist, historian, & author who specializes in the African presence in the world. He has written many books on the subject & is a popular lecturer around the world. He is dedicated to the research, study, & teaching of the African presence in the world & is well-known for his scholarship & public speaking engagements. Dr. Rashidi has appeared in many documentaries and television programs, including the History Channel's The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. He is a highly respected scholar & authority on African history & culture; He has single handedly visit Nearly all colossal heads in the world. He says they are called La Venta Heads & are all Afro-Melanated Individuals. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Rashidi.

"If we study history and anthropology we will find that all over the world the original people are Black people who migrated from Africa. This is confirmed by recent DNA studies. The only reason that we don't readily accept this is because we are indoctrinated to believe that Africa is the worst place that has ever been. If we had a more positive attitude about Africa we would run to it instead of running from it." - Dr.Runuko Rashidi

“Black men should be with Black women. And they should love and honor them.” - Dr.Runuko Rashidi

DOB:August 16, 1954 - August 2, 2021

18.Professor James Small - Professor James Smalls is an Afro-American esteemed professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught a variety of courses in the field of psychology, including developmental psychology, social psychology, and cognitive psychology, and has authored multiple scholarly articles and books on the subject. Professor Smalls is widely regarded as a thought leader in the field of psychology and has been honored with numerous awards and recognitions, including the American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology. Professor James Small has worked & studied with Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Dr. Yosef Ben Jochannan, Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Dr. Ivan Van Sertima, Dr. Asa Hilliard, Dr. Wade Nobles, Dr.Amos Wilson & Dr. Francis Cress Welsing & more. For 11:years Prof. Small served as principal bodyguard to the late Ella L. Collins, the sister of Malcolm X, the then President of the Organization of Afro-American Unit (O.A.A.U.) Between the vears of 1966-1980, Prof. Small held membership in the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (S.N.C.C.), the N.A.A.C.P, Uhuru fighters and O.A.A.U. During this period Prof. Small had the opportunity to interact with such historical giants as Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Kwame Ture, H. Rap Brown of S.N.C.C, Eldridge Cleaver, Zaid Shakur, and Lumumba Shakur of the Black Panther Party (B.P.P.) in which he served as a liaison between the B.P.P. and the O.A.A.U. Prof. Small taught for over fifteen years at the City University of New York, including 13 years at the City College of New York's Black Studies Department and two years at New York City Technical College. Also appears in “Hidden Colors”. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Professor Small.

"Judaism, Christianity & Islam are innovations on fragments from the periphery of the Afrikan culture & spirituality system.” - Professor James Small

"Spirituality is being conscious of reality." - Professor James Small

DOB:October 22

19.Dr.Jacob Carruthers - Jacob Carruthers is an Afro-American accomplished historian, political scientist, researcher, & professor who has achieved success in a variety of industries. He was a firm believer that a large part of liberating African American people comes from understanding & connecting history, culture and heritage. He received a B.A. from Samuel Huston College in Austin, Texas in 1950, an M.A. from Texas Southern University in 1958 & a Ph.D. in Political Studies from the University of Colorado in 1966. Carruthers earned respect as one of the world's leading experts in classical African civilizations. He conducting study tours to Egypt, Ethiopia, the Nile Valley, Zimbabwe, Senegal, the Ivory Coast, and other parts of West Africa. Carruthers wrote or edited hundreds of essays and papers on his findings and his major works included: The Irritated Genie: An Essay on the Haitian Revolution, Essays in Ancient Egyptian Studies, Intellectual Warfare, MDW NTR: Devine Speech and Science and Oppression. He lectured at various educational institutions, served on evaluation teams for many area high schools, worked as a consultant in public school systems. Carruthers served as founding president of the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations for five years. He led a group of 1,000 black teachers, students, artists & scholars from the United States to the Nubian Cultural Center in Aswan, Egypt for a two week conference and tour of Nubia and Egypt. He was a founding member and priest of the Temple of African Community of Chicago & founding member & director of the Kemetic Institute, which has an annual Teaching About Africa program for schoolteachers and administrators. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Carruthers.

“We must restore the historical consciousness of the African people. The reawakened Africans would then create a new African reality and be a major factor in rescuing the world from the pessimistic prospects facing the world as a result of the flaws in the scientific worldview which now prevails and dominates the consciousness of the intellectual community.” - Jacob H. Carruthers

DOB:February 15, 1930 - January 4, 2004

20.Ra Un Nefer Amen - Ra Un Nefer Amen is a Afro-American renowned spiritual teacher, author, and lecturer. He is the founder of the African-centered spiritual-cultural movement called Ausar Auset Society. Ra Un Nefer Amen is known for his extensive knowledge of ancient Egyptian teachings & his approach to teaching & healing. He has written several books on spirituality & metaphysics, which include Medu Neter Volume 1-7 & Ma’at: 11 Laws of God. He also has workshops, seminars & conferences on a variety of topics. He is also a sought-after speaker & has appeared on various radio and television programs. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Ra Un Nefer Amen.

“We can be at peace through the realization that the adversity is beneficial to act as the genuine demand for wisdom and spiritual power.” - Ra Un Nefer Amen

“You’ve come to earth, to learn to use the power of your spirit. To use your powers, You first & most important step is to cultivate your spiritual power.” - Ra Un Nefer Amen

DOB:January 6, 1944

21.Mfundishi Jhutyms- Mfundishi is an Afro-American author, lecturer, & educator who has dedicated his life to educating others about African and Afro-American culture, history, & literature. He is the author of several books, including "The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality", “Spiritual Warriors & Healers” & "The African Philosopher", &has lectured widely across the United States on topics such as Afrocentrism & African spirituality. He is dedicated to helping others understand & appreciate African & Afro-American culture & history. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Mfundishi.

“Truth don’t just prevail, Truth prevails when you are ready to do battle with the EVIL.” - Mfundishi Jhutyms

“We are Divine Spiritual Beings having a Divine Human Experience. You dont have a soul, You are a soul & you have a body.” - Mfundishi Jhutyms

DOB:August 21, 1935

22.Kabe Kamene - Kaba Kamene is a Senegalese journalist, researcher, lecturer, radio & television presenter. He is best known for his popular radio program, "Kaba Kamene Show," which airs in Senegal & across the African continent & “Hidden Colors”. He is a strong advocate for human rights & social justice, and his show has been recognized by the United Nations as a model for media promoting peace & development. He also has a very essential book called “Spirituality Before Religions”, which is very enlightening to the melanated mind. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Kaba.

“I Am constantly awed at the fundamental biological brilliance of Our People. I have No Problem understanding why they treat us this way.” - Kabe Hiawatha Kamene

DOB:November 16, 1953

23.Dr.Claud Anderson - Dr. Claud Anderson is a researcher, author, & public policy expert with a focus on Afro-American history & economics. He is the founder & president of the Harvest Institute, which is an independent organization dedicated to the economic, educational, & social advancement of Afro-Americans. He is the author of several books, including "PowerNomics: The National Plan to Empower Black America," "Black Labor, White Wealth," and "Dirty Little Secrets: How Government, Big Business, & Special Interest Groups Have Manipulated the Black Community." Dr. Anderson has worked with the United Nations, Congress, & the White House, & his work has been featured in numerous publications. He is a powerful advocate for racial equity & economic justice. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Anderson.

“Racism is wealth- and power-based competitive relationship between Blacks and non-Blacks. The sole purpose of racism is to support and ensure that the White majority and its ethnic subgroups continue to dominate and use Blacks as a means to produce wealth and power…True racism exists only when one group holds a disproportionate share of wealth and power over another group then uses those resources to marginalize, exploit, exclude and subordinate the weaker group.” – Dr. Claud Anderson

“We weren’t trying to change white folks minds, white people hearts… make them love us. We weren’t seeking their love. Blacks spend all their lives seeking love and affection. (They) want someone to love them. Nobody wants to love Black people. Biggest thing they want is they want whites and everyone else to like ‘em. What they should be concerned with is to make people respect you and appreciate you. Nobody is going to respect you and appreciate you if you spend all your time kissing and hugging them… just to get a pork chop bone.” – Dr. Claud Anderson

“One of my cardinal rules in Powernomics is never, never, never under any circumstance support anything and anybody who won’t support you. The reason that’s critically important is that racism is a team sport. You either play as a team or you lose by default. Don’t support anything, no political candidates, if they won’t come and tell you what they’re going to do for you specifically. I don’t care what you going to do for minorities or poor people, people of colour, handicaps or veterans, or senior citizens or American Indians or gays or women, transsexuals… what are you going to do for Black people? Never use those terms. Don’t ever use those terms about people of colour and minorities and all that crap. Forget that stuff. Nobody has enslaved “people of colour”. Nobody enslaved “minorities”. Nobody enslaved “diversity” or “multiculturalism”. They only enslaved Black people…” – Dr. Claud Anderson

DOB:April 11, 1924

24.Muata Ashby - Muata Ashby is an Afro-American author & educator who has written numerous books about Ancient Egyptian spiritual philosophy & culture. He is the founder & president of the Sema Institute of Yoga Science & Philosophy, which is dedicated to preserving & educating about the ancient Egyptian teachings of Yoga & Neterology (theology). He has also been a professor of African-American Studies at Florida A&M University & Howard University. His works are considered to be important contributions to the understanding & appreciation of Afro-American culture & history & aids in the journey of learning knowledge of self. Dr.Ashby is Author of “The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Coming fourth”, “Kemetic Diet”, “Egyptian Yoga”and More. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Ashby.

“There are two roads which human beings can follow, one of wisdom and the other of ignorance. The path of the masses is generally the path of ignorance which leads them into negative situations, thoughts and deeds. These in turn lead to ill health and sorrow in life. The other road is based on wisdom and it leads to health, true happiness and enlightenment.”- Muata Ashby

“By living a life based on wisdom and truth, one can discover the divinity of the soul, its union to the universe, the supreme peace and contentment which comes from satisfying the inner drive for self discovery.” - Muata Ashby


25.Shahrazad Ali - Shahrazad Ali is an Afro-American author, speaker, & self-help professional. She is best known for her book The Blackman's Guide To Understanding The Blackwoman, which was first published in 1990. Her work focuses on empowering Afro-American women & men & to aid strengthening relationships between Afro-American men & women, which will lead to strong families. She has also written a number of other books and continues to lecture on topics related to Afro-American culture & relationships. She has appeared in Hidden colors, as well as other Televisions shows & Radio shows. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Queen Shahrazad.

“We need the black men in our homes because they provide guidance, protection, direction, instruction, discipline, gratification and fulfillment, which a lot of black women are pretending they don't even need no more, they run around trying to act like men! or God!” - Shahrazad Ali

"Teaching your own children is important. All intelligent races around the world educate their own children. They do not leave it up to other agencies." - Shahrazad Ali

DOB:April 27, 1954

26.Toussaint Louverture - Toussaint Louverture was a leader of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804). He was accompanied by Jean Jacques Dessalines, who was also a major contributor to the Freedom gained in the Haitian Revolution. Toussaint was born in Haiti's French colony in 1743 & was the son of an African slave & a French planter. He began his career in the military & rose to become a leader of the revolution, which freed Haiti from French rule. He was able to organize a strong army & was able to negotiate a favorable peace treaty with the French. He is remembered today as a symbol of freedom & self-determination. It is also been proven that our Haitian Brothers & Sisters are magic workers & used Voodoo to aid in Freedom as well. Voodoo is not bad or negative. It is our ancestors practices of dealing & working with Nature and its natural forces. Our DNA has all the answers & It should not be ignored, misconstrued, or demeaned because certain groups of people fear the Afro-Melanated Aborigine of Earth Group & do not hold the same energy our Melanin holds. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Militant Revolutionary King, Toussaint.

“I took up arms for the freedom of my color. It is our own - we will defend it or perish.” - Toussaint Louverture

“I was bom a slave, but nature gave me a soul of a free man.” - Toussaint Louverture

DOB:May 20, 1743 - April 7,1803

27.Dr. Asa Hilliard III - Dr. Asa Hilliard III was an internationally renowned scholar, educator, author, & leader in the fields of African and Afro-American history, culture, & education. He was a professor of educational psychology at Georgia State University, where he served as the first Afro-American to hold a full professorship. He was also the director of the Center for Education in African & African American Studies at Georgia State University, & He also authored numerous books & articles on African & Afro-American history & culture. His work has had a major influence on the field of Afrocentric history & education & he was a leader in the struggle for justice & equity for Afro-Americans. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Hilliard.

"I have never encountered any children in any group who are not geniuses. There is no mystery on how to teach them. The first thing you do is treat them like human beings and the second thing you do is love them." - Dr.Asa Hilliard lll

“Whatever you do, never let them begin our history with slavery.” -Dr.Asa Hilliard III

DOB:August 22, 1933 - August 13, 2007

28.Dr.Anthony Browder - Dr. Anthony T. Browder is an Afro-American author, lecturer & cultural researcher from Washington, D.C. He is the founder & director of the Institute of Karmic Guidance, & the creator of the African Origin of Civilization: Metaphysical Science and Technology Educational Curriculum. He is best known for his work in researching the African origin of ancient cultures & his lectures & research have been featured in a variety of venues, including the Smithsonian Institution and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. His books, including “From the Browder File”, which provides an in-depth exploration of the connection between ancient African civilizations & modern Afro-American culture & many more. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Browder.

“To not know what happened before your ANCESTORS were to ALWAYS REMAIN A SLAVE!” - Dr.Anthony T. Browder

“When African People Ruled the Earth, thousands of years ago, Black Skin was a Badge of honor. The color was associated with God & Various aspects of Divinity.” - Dr.Anthony T. Browder


29.Dr.Edward Bruce Bynum - Dr. Edward Bruce Bynum is a renowned psychologist, author, & professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He is widely known for his research on racial & ethnic identity development, race relations, & psychological well-being in minority communities. He is the author of several books, including "Race Matters: The Complexities of Minority Identity Development" & "The Psychology of Black Men". He has received numerous awards & honors for his work, including being named the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a member of the American Psychological Association & the National Association of Social Workers. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Bynum.

“We must consciously overcome our collective westernised conditioning and fear and come to embrace the living darkness that enfolds the light.” - Dr.Edward Bruce Bynum

DOB:February 27, 1948

30.Dr.Cheikh Anta Diop - Cheick Anta Diop was a Senegalese historian, anthropologist, physicist, & politician who studied the human race's origins and pre-colonial African culture. He is best known for his work on the cultural reconstructions of African civilizations & the re-establishment of African cultural & scientific contributions to world civilization. He also wrote extensively on topics such as linguistics, genetics, & the African origin of civilization. His work has been highly influential in developing the field of African historiography & he has had a lasting impact on the study of African history & culture. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Teacher, Dr.Diop.

“Ancient Egypt was a Negro Civilization. The history of Black Africa will remain suspended in air and cannot be written correctly until African historians dare to connect it with the history of Egypt.” - Dr.Cheikh Anta Diop

“Only a loyal, determined struggle to destroy cultural aggression and bring out the truth, whatever it may be, is revolutionary and consonant with real progress; it is the only approach which opens on to the universal. Humanitarian declarations are not called for and add nothing to real progress.” - Dr.Cheikh Anta Diop

DOB:December 23, 1933 - February 7, 1986

31.Marcus Garvey - The Great Jamaican activist, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, was also political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, & orator. He was the founder & first President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association & African Communities League, which he was President of. Garvey was known as the founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). Formed in Jamaica in July 1914, the UNIA aimed to achieve Black nationalism through the celebration of African history & culture. Garvey's goal was to create a separate economy & society run for & by Afro-Americans. Ultimately, Garvey argued, all black people in the world should return to their homeland in Africa, which should be free of white colonial rule. He was a great Leader & he died of a Stroke. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Revolutionary Leader, Marcus Garvey.

"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is

like a tree without roots." - Marcus Garvey

“Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.” - Marcus Garvey

DOB:August 17, 1887 - June 10, 1940

32.Stokely Carmichael - Stokley Carmichael was an Afro-American civil rights activist who was known for his role in the Black Panther Party & in the Civil Rights Movement. He was a prominent advocate for Pan-Africanism & coined the phrase "Black Power." He was a leader in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) & worked with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & other civil rights activists to organize non-violent protests, voter registration drives, & other forms of direct action. Carmichael's legacy will continue to be remembered as an influential voice in the fight for equality & justice. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Great Activist, Stokely.

“There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.” - Stokely Carmichael

“Our grandfathers had to run. Run, RUN. My generation's out of Breath. We ain't running no more.” - Stokely Carmichael

DOB:June 29, 1941 - November 15, 1998

33.Huey P. Newton - Huey Newton was an Afro-American political activist and revolutionary who co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966, along with Bobby Seale. He was an influential leader in the African American civil rights movement and advocated for self-determination & social justice. He was also an author, scholar, & lawyer who promoted a variety of progressive causes. Newton was assassinated in 1989, but his legacy of activism & social justice continues to inspire people to this day. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Great Revolutionary Leader, Dr.Newton.

"Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment. If the guns are taken out of the hands of the people and only the pigs have guns, then it's off to the concentration camps, the gas chambers, or whatever the fascists in America come up with. One of the democratic rights of the United States, the Second Amendment to the Constitution, gives the people the right to bear arms. However, there is a greater right; the right of human dignity that gives all men the right to defend themselves." - Huey P. Newton

“Power is the ability toddefine phenomena, and make it act in a desired manner.” - Huey P. Newton

DOB:February 17, 1942 -August 22, 1989

34.Khalid Abdul Muhammad - Khalid Abdul Muhammad was an Afro-American political activist & Black Nationalist leader. He was a long-time member of the Nation of Islam & was also a prominent figure in the New Black Panther Party. He was known for his controversial rhetoric, which was often called inflammatory & anti-Semitic. He gained national attention in the early 1990s for his outspoken views on race & racism in the United States. He passed away in 2001. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Revolutionary Leader, Khalid.

"I am a freedom fighter. I have to be prepared every day that I open my eyes to fight the enemy in any way that the enemy presents itself.” - Khalid Abdul Muhammad

"The White man did not come to Africa and just start killing the Africans off. He came as a "friend", he came smiling, acting like he wanted to hold hands, be buddy-buddy. He learned from the Africans, married the Africans, then killed them and took their land. He did the same with America. He greeted the Indians as a "friend" and then wiped them out. Today some of you are still dumb enough to trust his smile.” - Khalid Abdul Muhammad

DOB:January 12, 1948 -February 17, 2001

35.Muhammad Ali - Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) was an American professional boxer, activist, & philanthropist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest & most influential athletes of the 20th century. He was known for his brash, outspoken personality, Sweet rhymes, Revolutionary talk, his controversial actions, both inside & outside of the ring. Ali was crowned "Sportsman of the Century" by Sports Illustrated & "Sports Personality of the Century" by the BBC. He is remembered for his inspiring quotes & his fight for social justice. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Boxer & Civil Rights Activist, Muhammad Ali.

"Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It's an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It's a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing." - Muhammad Ali

“Many white people mean right & in heart wana do right, BUT they’re so few. If Ten Thousand Rattle Snakes was coming down that aisle now, and I had a door here that I could shut. And out of that 10,000, One Thousand meant right. 1000 Rattle snakes didn’t wana bite me. I knew they were good. Should I let all these Rattle Snacks come down, Hoping that the 1000 get together & form a shield…OR Should I just close the Door & Stay Safe?? Do you understand the Viet Cong are not all bad, but America is still dropping bombs. In Hiroshima, Japan wasn’t bad, but she still dropped a bomb. In Korea, they weren’t bad but they still dropped a bomb. So now, Im gonna forget the 400 years of Lynching & Killing & Raping & depriving my people of Freedom, Justice & Equality, the First Five Last High, the Lowest of Low, Last Respected, And im gonna look at 2 or 3 white people who are trying to do right & Dont see the other million tryna kill me?; Im not that Big of a Fool.“ - Muhammad Ali

DOB:January 17, 1942 - June 17, 1942

36.Maya Angelou - Maya Angelou was an influential Afro-American poet, singer & civil rights activist. She is best known for her autobiographical works, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which made her the first Afro-American woman to have a bestselling autobiography. Throughout her career, she wrote numerous books of poetry, essays, & plays, & she was a renowned public speaker. Her work has been acclaimed for its insight into the experiences of Afro-Americans & women, as well as its passionate advocacy for civil rights & social justice. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou.

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” - Maya Angelou

“The truth is, no one of us can be free until everybody is free.” - Maya Angelou

“Nothing can Dim the Light that Shines from Within.” - Maya Angelou

DOB:April 4, 1928 - May 28, 2018

37.Angela Davis - Angela Davis is an American political activist, scholar, & author. She is well known for her advocacy of civil rights, & other social justice issues. She rose to prominence during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s & since then has continued to be an influential figure in the fight for justice & equality. Davis has written several books & articles on the topics of race, gender, & power & has been a professor at a number of universities, including the University of California in Santa Cruz. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Passionate Activist, Angela.

“I'm no longer accepting the things I cannot change...I'm changing the things I cannot accept.” - Angela Davis

“We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.” - Angela Davis

DOB:January 26, 1944

38.Richard Wright - Richard Wright was an Afro-American author & poet best known for his novel “Native Son”. He was born in Roxie, Mississippi, and was raised in poverty by his single mother. He was a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, a time of artistic & intellectual growth among Afro-Americans in the 1920s. He wrote about the struggles of Afro-Americans & our search for identity & freedom in his novels, short stories, & poetry. He is remembered as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Literary Contributor, Richard Wright.

“All Literature is a Protest.” - Richard Wright

“They hate because they fear, and they fear because they feel that the deepest feelings of their lives are being assaulted and outraged. And they do not know why; they are powerless pawns in a blind play of social forces.” - Richard Wright

DOB:September 4, 1908 - November 28, 1969

39.James Baldwin - James Baldwin was an Afro-American essayist, novelist, playwright, & poet known for his insightful commentary on race & social issues. He wrote several novels, including “Go Tell It on the Mountain”, “Giovanni's Room”, & “Another Country”, as well as many essays, including “Notes of a Native Son” & “The Fire Next Time.” He was also a prominent civil rights activist & advocate for social justice. His work has been highly influential in the civil rights movement & his legacy continues to inspire people today. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Literary Contributor, James Baldwin.

“The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.” - James Baldwin

“Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin

“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.” - James Baldwin

DOB:August 2, 1924 - December 1, 1987

40.Langston Hughes - Langston Hughes was an Afro-American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, & columnist. He is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement of African-American writers, poets, & artists in the 1920s-1930s. His work focuses on the experience of Afro-Americans & celebrates their culture. He was a poet of the people, writing in a simple, direct style that was accessible to a wide audience. He wrote extensively about racial discrimination & its effects on the Afro-American community & was an advocate for civil rights throughout his life. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Literary Contributor, Langston Hughes.

"Folks, I'm telling you, birthing is hard and dying is mean- so get yourself a little loving in between." - Langston Hughes

“Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.” - Langston Hughes

DOB:February 1, 1901 - May 27, 1967

41.Toni Morrison - Toni Morrison is a Afro-American Nobel Prize & Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, essayist, & editor. She is best known for her novels “Beloved”, “Song of Solomon”, & “The Bluest Eye”, which explore Afro-American experiences, such as racism and the burden of our traumatic the past of perils. Morrison is also an influential literary theorist & cultural critic, writing extensively on the impact of race & gender in literature. She has been a professor at Princeton University since 1989, & was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Literary Contributor, Toni Morrison.

“Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it.” - Toni Morrison

“You are your best thing” - Toni Morrison

“In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.” - Toni Morrison

“What difference do it make if the thing you scared of is real or not?” - Toni Morrison

“Me and you, we got more yesterday than anybody. We need some kind of tomorrow.” - Toni Morrison

DOB:February 18, 1931

42.Zora Neale Hurston - Zora Neale Hurston was an Afro-American novelist, folklorist, & anthropologist during the Harlem Renaissance. She is best known for her 1937 novel, “Their Eyes Were Watching God”. Hurston was a leader in the Harlem Renaissance, which was a movement of African-American artists, musicians, & writers in the 1920s-1930s that celebrated Afro-American culture & history. In addition to writing fiction, Hurston also wrote plays, essays, & non-fiction books that documented Afro-American culture & folklore. She is remembered today as a major figure in American literature. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Master Literary Contributor, Zora.

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” - Zora Neale Hurston

“If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it.” - Zora Neale Hurston

“Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.” - Zora Neale Hurston

DOB:January 7, 1891 - January 28, 1960

43.Phillis Wheatley - Phyllis Wheatley was an Afro-American poet & the first Afro-American woman to publish a book of poetry. She was born in West Africa & brought to the United States as a slave at the age of seven. Despite the hardships of slavery, she was able to teach herself to read & write, & began to write poetry at the age of 14. Her poems were widely admired & were published in newspapers & magazines throughout the colonies. She wrote about a variety of topics including religion, family, & slavery. Her book, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, was published in 1773 & was very popular. Phyllis Wheatley's poetry is still studied & read today as an important part of Afro-American literature. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Early Master Literary Contributor, Phillis Wheatley.

"Proceed, great chief, with virtue on thy side Thy every action let the goddess guide.” - Phillis Wheatley

DOB:May 8, 1753 - December 5, 1784

44.Paul Laurence Dunbar - Paul Laurence Dunbar was an Afro-American poet, novelist, & playwright of the late 19th & early 20th centuries. He was born in Dayton, Ohio & was one of the first African American poets to gain national recognition for his work. He wrote in both traditional & Afrocentric dialects & focused on themes of racial discrimination, racial pride, & the struggle for freedom. His work is still celebrated today for its insight, humor, & its timelessness. Please check out the Books, Lectures, Videos & anything featuring the Early Master Literary Contributor, Paul Laurence Dunbar.

"A crust of bread and a corner to sleep in. A minute to smile and an hour to weep in. A pint of joy to a peck of trouble, And never a laugh but the moans come double. And that is life. A crust and a corner that makes love precious, With a smile to warm and tears to refresh us, And joy seems sweeter when cares come after, And a moan is the finest of foils for laughter. And that is life." - Paul Laurence Dunbar

“We wear the Mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes, This debt we pay to human guile; With torn and bleeding hearts WE SMILE.” - Paul Laurence Dunbar

DOB:June 27, 1872 - February 9, 1906

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