ANCESTORS GALORE!!!

Discussion in 'Honoring Black Ancestors' started by Isaiah, Feb 23, 2005.

  1. Isaiah

    Isaiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    http://www.websn.com/Pride/Pride/sounds.htm

    Below is a listing of thumbnail biographies of famed African people that can be found on this website... For those who are unfamiliar with these people, this will provide a glimpse, a ver small glimpse, into the lives of folk who could possibly change your life upon reading their stories... Click on the webadrress, and .. Click On Any Name To See The Portrait And Learn More About The Person..

    1st Lt Stephen Swails
    Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
    Ahmed Baba
    Ahmos
    Alaine Locke
    Alexander Dumas
    Alexander Pushkin
    Benjamin Oliver Davis, Jr.
    Bishop Richard Allen
    Black Reconstruction Congress
    Capt. Erwin B. Lawrence
    Carol Mosley
    Charles Clinton Spaulding
    Cinque
    Clarence Harris
    Cleopatra
    Colonel Charles A. Young
    Colonel Guion Bluford
    Dr. Benjamin S. Carson
    Dr. Carter G. Woodson
    Dr. Charles Drew
    Dr. George R. Carruthers
    Dr. Katherine G. Johnson
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Dr. W. E. B. Dubois
    Duke Ellington
    Ethel Waters
    Fanny M. Coppin
    Francois Louveture
    Fredrick Douglas
    Garrett A. Morgan
    Granville T. Woods
    Gwendolyn Brooks
    Harriet R. Tubman
    Ida B. Wells
    IMHOTEP
    Jackie Robinson
    James Baldwin
    James Forten
    James Weldon Johnson
    Jan Ernst Matzeliger
    Jesse Owens
    John B. Russwurm
    John H. Johnson
    John Henry Lawson
    Joseph Barrow Louis
    Langston Hughes

    Lawrence Douglas Wilder
    Lorraine Hansberry
    Lt. Col Alexandra Augusta
    Mae Jemison
    Maggie Lena Walker
    Mahalia Jackson
    Major Martin Delaney
    Makeda
    Malcolm X
    Marcus M. Garvey
    Marian Anderson
    Mary McLeod Bethune
    Matthew A. Henson
    Meta Warwick Fuller
    Muhammed Ali
    Nat Turner
    Nelson Mandela
    Norbert Rillieux
    Queen Nzinga
    Olmec Head
    Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Paul Robeson
    Percy Lavon Julian
    Pharaoh Khufu
    Pharaoh Menes
    Pharaoh Tutankhamen
    Pharaoh Tuthmosis III
    Pharaoh Zoser
    A.Philip Randolph
    Colin L. Powell
    Leontyne Price
    Queen Amina
    Queen Tiye
    Rev. Leon Sullivan
    Robert S. Abbott
    Robert Scott Smalls
    Robert Vann
    Arthur A. Schomburg
    Sgt. William H. Carney
    Sojourner Truth
    Sunni Ali Ber
    Three Astromoner Priestesses
    Thurgood Marshall
    William Blackwell
    William Bronson
    William Gray III
    William Pickett
    Yah Asantewe
     
  2. OldSoul

    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Great list Isaiah

    Thanks for compiling it. I grew up ( doing reports in school about ) most of the authors and reading the writings of many on your list. I agree everyone should spend some time reading their works.
     
  4. Sekhemu

    Sekhemu Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Excellent list Isaiah. Now if we could get more of our people to venerate them and keep them alive
     
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