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Malcolm X (Little) (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), was an African-American Muslim minister & human rights activist — a courageous advocate for the rights of African Americans & a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans. Detractors accused him of preaching racism, black supremacy, antisemitism, & violence. He's been called one of the greatest & most influential African Americans in history. On February 21, 1965, he was assassinated in…

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Dr. Condoleezza Rice, PhD, political scientist, pianist, professor and diplomat. She was the 1st African American woman, the 2nd African American and the 2nd woman to serve as United States Secretary of State. She was the 1st woman to serve as National Security Advisor. She has been criticized for her connection to George W. Bush, WMD/Iraq War, her conservative views and lack of engagement with the Black community. She is currently a Stanford University professor & Hoover Institute sr…

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Lieutenant Colonel Charles Young. The first African American to attain the rank of Colonel in the United States Army and it's highest ranking African American until the day he died. A true Buffalo Soldier...

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10 African American Women Who Changed the World

Maya Angelou, Maya Angelou is an American author and poet. She has published seven autobiographies, five books of essays, and several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years.

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Scientists Discover 'A Landscape For The Dead' In Syria

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African Americans sought out to hold political office positions from the moment they were allowed to do so. However, many Blacks already held leadership po5 Early African American Political Leaders Who Wanted to Change the Nation /via On The Black List

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