Category Archives: African History

Dr. Huey P. Newton

Did you know that Huey P. Newton had a Ph.D. Dr. Newton co-founded the Black Panther Party with Bobby Seale. Dr.Newton was an activist and revolutionary who dedicated a portion of his life to educating and protecting the black community from being attacked by whites during the 1960’s. He founded the Oakland Community School and the free breakfast program for children.

 

W.E.B. Du Bois

Celebrating the accomplishments of African-Americans. Dr. William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) Du Bois February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963. Dr. Du Bois was a philosopher, historian, sociologist, author, editor, civil rights activist, journalist, educator, Pan-Africanist, and a co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909. Dr. Du Bois became the first African-American  to earn a Ph.D.from Harvard University.

 

Tia Norfleet

Good morning family and friends! Celebrating the accomplishments of African-Americans,the name Tia Norfleet comes to my mind. She was the first female African-American Nascar drive. Her official website is http://www.tianorfleet34.com/

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