Black power, history’s greatest black archivers

Published on Emeagwali.com, 34 pdf pages, by The Independent, 17 August 2007,

The International Slavery Museum – at the heart of National Museums Liverpool, with … the huge wall dedicated to 70 key black achievers past and present – opens its doors in Liverpool next week (on 23 August 2007) with an exhibition naming history’s greatest black achievers. Some are household names, others barely known. All are extraordinary. Playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah introduces the list in full …

Are mentionned:

  • Muhammad Ali – Boxer, born 1942
  • Shirley Bassey – Singer, born 1937
  • Steve Biko – Activist, 1946-77
  • Stokely Carmichael – Civil rights activist, 1941-98
  • George Washington Carver – Botanist, 1864-1943
  • Fred D’Aguiar – Writer, born 1960
  • Oscar D’Leon – Musician, born 1943
  • Viv Anderson – Footballer, born 1956
  • … and so many more

… (full long 34 pdf-pages text).

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