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.
The Kru People are an African Tribe who refused to be taken as slaves. The Kru People are an inspiration In most cases, the Kru People avoided capture. In other instances, they would fight to the death or even take their own lives before being captured. They were in Liberia and neighboring countries. You can learn more about the Kru People on the britannica.com/topic/kru and the blackamericaweb.com
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Edward Bouchet is the first African-American to earn a doctorate degree in America.Edward Bouchet — Journey 100 Years (Mark L Baynard, Author/In Pursuit of Freedom Publishing)