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Afeni Shakur Davis MP
(1947 - 2016)
NY Times Obituary
Afeni Shakur, a civil rights activist and former Black Panther whose tumultuous but close relationship with her son, the rapper Tupac Shakur, was the inspiration for much of his wor...
Benjamin "Pap" Singleton MP
(1809 - 1900)
"Pap", "Old Pap", "Washington Singleton"
Benjamin "Pap" Singleton (1809–1892) was an American activist and businessman best known for his role in establishing African American settlements in Kansas. A former slave from Tennessee who escaped...
Jomo Kenyatta MP
(c.1894 - 1978)
Jomo Kenyatta was the leader of Kenya from independence in 1963 to his death in 1978, serving first as Prime Minister (1963–64) and then as President (1964–78). He is considered the founding father of ...
Bob Marley MP
(1945 - 1981)
"Bob Marley", "Bobby Martell", "Tuff Gong"
Nesta Robert Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), more widely and commonly known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist fo...
Malcolm X MP
(1925 - 1965)
Malcolm X , born Malcolm Little and also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Arabic: الحاجّ مالك الشباز), was an African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist. To his admi...
Paul Robeson MP
(1898 - 1976)
Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an African-American concert singer (bass-baritone), recording artist, athlete and actor who became noted for his political radicalism and act...
Amy Jacques Garvey MP
(1895 - 1973)
Garvey, Amy Jacques (1896-1973)
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. MP
(1887 - 1940)
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a proponent of the Pan-Africanism movement, ...