Goddess morning Royals 👑. First, give praise and worship to the all High.
Matthew Henson – August 8, 1866 – March 9, 1955
- First African-American Artic explorer.
- Recognized as the first person to reach the North Pole in 1909.
- Recorded his Artic memoirs, A Negro Explorer at the North Pole, in 1912.
- In 1937, became the first African-American accepted into, The Explorers Club, due to his Achievement.
- Made six voyages and spent a total of 18 years in expeditions.
- At the age of 70, received an award from U.S. Navy and gold medal from Chicago Geographic Society.
Marcus Garvey – August 17, 1887 – June 10, 1940
- Jamaican political leaders, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, orator, and proponent of the Pan-Africanism movement.
- Founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL) in 1914.
- At its height, the organization has over 5 million paid members worldwide, the largest African diaspora organization of its time.
- In 1919, established the Negro Factories Corporation and founded the Black Star Line, a shipping and passenger line which promoted the return of the African diaspora to their ancestral lands.
- One of the most influential leaders of the 20th century in Jamaica.
Bob Marley – February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981
- Jamaican singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist and activist.
- Music became closely associated with the movement towards Black political independence, prominent in America and several African and South American countries.
- First global pop star to emerge from a developing nation.
- Posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.
- Although Marley never received a Grammy nomination, was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.
It’s amazing how hard we fought, how much accomplished, achieved, recognized, but still isn’t a subject to be taught in the curriculums in schools for our children to learn, so they can improve on themselves.
Sending you all love and kisses. #GoddessLove