Who was the ‘Father of Black History’?

Woodson’s ongoing quest for self-improvement through study saw him earn a Bachelor of Literature degree from Berea College, Kentucky, receive honours from the University of Chicago and complete a history PhD at Harvard in 1912, indicating a truly voracious appetite for learning. He was only the second African American to win a doctorate, following in the formidable footsteps of W.E.B. DuBois.

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This black woman’s beauty made her a Hollywood star — her fight against racism made her a hero.

“Are you discriminating against Negroes?” Horne asked loudly. When the employee refused to answer, she repeated herself to no avail. This wasn’t the first time Horne had been turned away because of the color of her skin. Hotels had refused her rooms and casting agents declined to recommend her for roles.

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Africa’s Last Emperor – made in France

Bokassa gained political support and financial aid from Muammar al-Gaddafi and French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing  who publicly stated he was “friend and family member”of Bokassas.  France offered military and financial backing in exchange for Uranium for their weapons programme and other resources.

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Black Identity Extremists: COINTELPRO 2017

The magnitude of the FBI’s actions did not come to light until the 1970s. In 1971 a group calling itself “The Citizens Commission to Investigate the FBI” burglarized FBI offices and unveiled COINTELPRO, the FBI’s covert campaign against Black Nationalists, New Leftists and KKK/White Hate groups

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