Black History Facts

Goddess morning Royals 👑. First, give praise and worship to the all High.

James Baldwin – August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987

  • Novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and African-American social critic.
  • Explored palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th century America.
  • Fictionalized fundamental personal questions and dilemmas amid complex social and psychological pressures, thwarting the equitable integration not only of black people but also gay and bisexual men while depicting some internalized obstacles to such individuals’ quests for acceptance.
  • Becamea spokesman for the Civil Rights Movement in 1963.
  • Published a long essay, The Fire Next Time, in which he predicted the outburst of Black anger to come.

Angela Davis – January 26, 1944 – Present

  • Political activist, academic scholar, and author.
  • The Leader of the Communist Party USA in the 1960s.
  • Interest includes prisoners rights and co-founded Critical Resistance, an organization working to abolish the prison-industrial complex.
  • Membership in the Communist Party led to former Governor of California Ronald Regan’s request, in 1969, to bar her from teaching at any university in California.
  • Conducts research on feminism, African-American studies, critical theory, Marxism, popular music, and social consciousness.
  • Twicea candidate for Vice President in the Communist Party USA ticket during the 1980s.

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