Miriam Makeba aka Mama Africa

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  Miriam Makeba aka Mama Africa Miriam “Zenzi” Makeba was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1932 to parents Caswell and Christina makeba. During the time of her birth the country was facing an economic depression and apartheid. At the age of 18 days Miriam and her mother were imprisoned for illegally brewing beer; her […]

Race & Racism

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On the Shoulders of Giants: Race & Racism Featuring: Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, Neely Fuller, Jr., Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary ‘Racism and white supremacy is the local and global power system and dynamic, structured and maintained by people who classify themselves as white—whether consciously or subconsciously determined, which consists of patterns of perception, logic, symbol […]

Meta Vaux Warick Fuller

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Meta Vaux Warick Fuller Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller was born June 9th, 1877, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to a family of black elites within an affluent and influential community. As a young girl she was trained in art, music, dance, and horseback riding; her family stressed education and cultural enrichment. She was selected as one of […]