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Fred Hampton

The last activist for the month is Fred Hampton. Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an American activist and revolutionary, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and deputy chairman of the … Continue reading

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Eldridge Cleaver

Today’s activist is Eldridge Cleaver. See a theme going on??? Take a wild guess as to who I’m showcasing for next Monday?   Leroy Eldridge Cleaver (August 31, 1935 – May 1, 1998) was an American writer and political activist … Continue reading

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Huey P. Newton

Today’s activist is the man, Huey P. Newton.   Huey P. Newton was born in Monroe, Louisiana, on February 17, 1942, and named after former governor Huey P. Long. In 1966, Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party … Continue reading

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Weekly Updates: Bobby Seale

This month instead of my usual banter on what’s happening in my life, I’m using this month for discussing activist.  Today’s activist is Bobby Seale. Bobby Seale is an African-American political activist and co-founder and national chairman of the Black … Continue reading

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Weekly Updates

Today is Monday and the month is almost gone and I don’t feel like I’ve done anything productive, but that’s okay. That’s not what today’s update is about.  Today’s update is about things  I am looking forward to this year. … Continue reading

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