Black History Culture : 2013 Tributes

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    Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop {pronounced Shek An-ta Dee-op}
    (29 December 1923 in Thieytou, Diourbel Region – 7 February 1986 in Dakar)

    Dr. Diop is the 'undisputed' Modern Day Pharaoh of African Studies. He wore many hats: Chemist, Anthropologist, Scientist, Linquist, Egyptologist.

    Source -- this site works much better than Wikipedia which is not a top choice for scholastic research!

    A Word fro Dr. Runoko Rashidi -- this scholar is on point!
     
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    Dr. John Henrik Clarke (January 1, 1915 – July 16, 1998)

    Undoubtedly, one of the most well read Man in our story. It is said that he read over 1000 books and retained over 90% of what he read.
     
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    Donald Byrd (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013)
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    An Awesome Jazz Trumpeteer!

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    Robert F. Chew
    December 28, 1960 – January 17, 2013
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    A Wonderful Actor - Who starred in THE WIRE as "Proposition Joe"

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    Essie Mae washington-Williams
    12 October 1925 - 4 February 2013
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    Daughter of the Late Sen Strom Thurmond
     
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    Omar Henry
    (8 February 1987 – 1 February 2013)
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    An American Boxer (eg. Puerto Rican descent)
     
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    Mowreh Elesha YisraEL
    (1943 - January 17, 2013)
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    Black Hebrew Minister - Cincinnati, OH
     
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    This brotha looks familiar to me.

    Did he live/work in evanston, Fine1952?
    And or did he have a show on public access?
     
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    Oh snap, I know of that dude. I never knew him personally. I have kin that knew him since back in the days. I know where that barbershop is. As a kid, I lived in evanston and walnut hills. A good deal of my family live in that part over to madisonville up into kennedy heights and kenwood.
     
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