Goddess morning Royals 👑. First, give praise and worship to the all High.
Nat Turner – October 2, 1800 – November 11, 1831
- Enslaved African-American who let a rebellion of slaves and free Blacks.
- Nicknamed “The Prophet.”
- He was a Christian preacher that traveled from plantation minutes to the so-called slaves about the word of God.
- He said God spoke to him and told him to lead a revolt and kill his oppressors.
- He used his preacher network to build his rebellion for freedom.
- His fight for freedom killed 55 white supremacists.
- Hanged after being Hodges and sentenced to death.
Percy Julian – April 11, 1899 – April 19, 1975
- Research chemist and pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal friends from plants.
- First to synthesize the natural product physostigmine used to treat glaucoma and a pioneer in the industrial large-scale chemical synthesis of human hormones.
- His work laid the foundation for the steroid drug industry’s production of cortisone, other corticosteroids, and birth control pills.
- Started his own company to synthesize steroids intermediates from the wild Mexican yam.
- Received more than 130 chemical patents.
- One of the first African-Americans to receive a doctorate in chemistry; first African-American chemist inducted into the National Academy of Sciences.
Nina Simone – February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003
- Singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist.
- Always included songs in repertoire that drew upon her African-American origins.
- Openly addressed the racial inequality prevalent in the United States with the song “Mississippi Goddam” in 1964. Song called for racial relations to change and got more immediate developments.
- Message to the public signified the transition from nob-violent approach to social change that was advocated by Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
- Received Grammy Hall of Fame Award for interpretation of “I Love You, Porgy” in 2000.
- In 2010, statue in her honor erected on Trade Street, in her native Tryon, North Carolina.
Frances Cress Welsing – March 18, 1935 – January 2, 2016
- American born Afrocentrist, psychiatrist and author.
- Believed people of color needed to “liberate” themselves psychologically from white domination.
- In 1974, authored The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism (White Supremacy), that starts people of color must gain a better understanding of the “behavior maneuverings” of whites in order to avoid being “manipulated into a subordinated position.”
- In 1991, wrote, The Isis Papers: Keys to the Colors, a collection of 25 essays examining the neuroses of white supremacy.
- Wrote about “melanin theory,” a claim that white people are the genetically defective descendants of albino mutants.
- Felt whites strive to maintain a superior social position and manipulate non-whites and themselves into thinking that they are a worldwide numerical majority instead of the minority.
Sending you all love and kisses. #GoddessLove