Black History Culture : we should kno....

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  1. daroc

    daroc Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    in many responses/poems members have dropped some names of some important folks that helped us threw out history.....

    so im starting this thread so we can have a list of thses important folks... so the mext time somone asks ... where should they start in leanring bout they culture ... they can start here... wit this list.....

    so please dont be shy and leave some names u admire... or kno about.....


    i guess i'll start

    Malcom X
    john lewis
    king
    asssata
    angela davis
    huey newton
    richard wright
    du bois
    afeni shakur
    dikc greggory
    oprah
    rosa parks
    barbara jordan
    phillis wheatley
    eldridge cleaver
    medgar evers
    james meridith
    spike lee
    langston hughes
    jmaes farmer
    julian bond
    thurgood marshall
    richard pryor
    cicely tyson
    shirley chisholm
    james bevel
    the big six
    bayard rustin
    jfk
    harry belofante
    sncc
    naacp
    sclc
    bloody sunday
    james baldwin
    mandela
    core
    bull conner- didnt do any good for us- but thats the piont of knowledge
    gandhi
    antlanta inquirer

    :geek:

    ok im getting carried away will cme back to this later........
     
  2. daroc

    daroc Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    jus curious to kno.. y people can view this thread and not respond back... i see this thread as being very benificial and educational.. and i kno we all kno some folks to add to the list.. so why is it not happening.. jus curious
     
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    Trust me daroc:

    There are many threads and posts on here that were started by people, and got no responses. So don't feel alone in it. When you are starting a thread and you expect people to respond to it, just be as convincing and persuasive as possible. Also, give people some time. They will come along, sayeth the lord. Trust me.

    Cedric Denson
     
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    You posted alot of names that inspired so much. Not saying that these people inspired me, but just so that all can see them:

    Goodman, Chaney, and Schwerner
    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (W.E.B. DuBois)
    Ida B. Wells
    Ossie Davis
    Marcus Garvey
    Maya Angelou
    Booker T. Washington
    Amiri Baraka
    Zora Neale Hurston
    Sojourner Truth
    Harriet Tubman
    Paul Robeson
    Frederick Douglass
    and so on.
     
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    thanks for the advice cedric...
     
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    daroc Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    and thanks for the names.... thats all i was asking fo.. thanks cedric
     
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    Highly appreciated. I am here for you and the rest of the forum like a true brotha.
     
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    thnak u brotha oldsoul i def will explore dat list when i get some mo time..thanks
     
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    Pretty interesting stuff man. You know, I just want to commend you Old Soul on your excellent performance as a 'true professor' for Destee. Keep filling us in.
     
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