Category: Activist / Abolitionist.

  • Tue, 1941-07-29

    *Hollis Watkins was born on this date in 1941. He is an African American Civil Rights activist and administrator.

    From Natchez, MS.,...

  • Tue, 1941-09-23

    This date marks the birth of George L. Jackson in 1941. He was an African American activist.

    Jackson was born in Chicago and moved with...

  • Wed, 1941-10-08

    On this date in 1941, Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville, SC. He is an African American civil rights leader, politician, and television...

  • Tue, 1942-02-17

    *Huey Newton was born on this date in 1942. He was an African American activist, founder and leader of the Black Panther Party.

    Huey...

  • Wed, 1942-04-15

    The Congress Of Racial Equality (CORE) was founded on this date in 1942. CORE is an American interracial voluntary organization established by...

  • Sat, 1942-04-25

    Rubye Smith was born on this date in 1942. She was an African American civil rights activist.

    From Atlanta, Georgia, Rubye Doris...

  • Thu, 1942-08-27

    *Walter Hall Lively was born on this date in 1942. He was an African American Civil Rights Activist & Black Liberationist.

    Born in...

  • Sat, 1942-09-19

    *Jefferson Thomas was born on this date in1942. He was an African American accountant and activist.

    From Little Rock, Arkansas he was the...

  • Tue, 1942-11-10

    *James Hood was born on this date in 1942. He was an African American educator and activist.

    From Gladsden, Ala, Hood graduated from...

  • Sun, 1943-05-30

    On this date we remember the birth of James Chaney, an African American civil rights activist, in 1943.

    Chaney was born in Meridian, MS...

  • Mon, 1943-10-04

    On this date in 1943, H. Rap Brown was born. He is an African American activist, writer, and spiritual leader.

    Hubert G. Brown is from...

  • Tue, 1943-11-23

    Andrew Goodman was born on this date 1943. He was a Jewish American civil rights activist.

    He was from a well-known liberal New York City...

  • Wed, 1944-01-26

    *On this date in 1944, Angela Davis was born. She is an African American educator and political activist.

    From Birmingham, Ala., Angel...

  • Sun, 1945-05-13

    Kathleen Cleaver was born on this date in 1945. She is an African American educator, lawyer, writer, and activist.

    Born in Dallas Texas...

  • Wed, 1946-12-18

    Stephen Biko was born on this date in 1946. He was a nonviolent anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the 1960s.

    Stephen Bantu Biko...

  • Wed, 1947-03-05

    *Bernard Powell was born on this date in 1947. He was an African American Civil Rights Activist, from Kansas City.

    Powell was born five...

  • Sat, 1947-05-31

    Margaret Sloan-Hunter was born on this date in 1947. She was an African American writer, publisher, feminist, and civil rights activist.

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  • Sat, 1947-09-13

    *Geronimo Pratt was born on this date in 1947. He was an African American activist and was a high-ranking member of the Black Panther Party....

  • Wed, 1948-02-04

    *Frank Wills was born on this date in 1948. He was an African American Security guard at the Watergate office complex in Washington D. C.

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  • Sat, 1954-04-24

    *Mumia Abu-Jamal was born on this date in 1954. He is an African American activist and writer.

    Born Wesley Cook Philadelphia, PA, his...