Black History—John Henrik Clark

John Henrik Clarke, historian, black nationalist, and Pan-Africanist, was a pioneer in the formation of Africana studies in the United States. Principally a self-trained historian, Clarke dedicated his life to correcting what he argued was the prevailing view that people of Africa and of African decent had no history worthy of study. Over the span … Continue reading Black History—John Henrik Clark

Black history month-Maria Stewart

Our history…. *The birth of Maria W. Stewart in 1803 is celebrated on this date. She was a Black abolitionist, feminist, author and educator. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut, as Maria Miller. Her parents' first names and occupations are not known. Stewart was orphaned by age five and became an indentured servant, serving as … Continue reading Black history month-Maria Stewart