Dennis Morris : Soul Sister, Hackney, 1974. "I was taking photographs at a pivotal time for black people in Britain, politically and culturally," says Dennis Morris. "Suddenly we weren’t coloured people any more – we were black. It was a question of pride and of self-definition."
Olive Morris,member of the Brixton Black Panther Movement,speaking at a rally against police brutality outside Brixton Library (1972). The UK Black Panther Movements developed from the work of the Universal Coloured Peoples Association. Although inspired by the ideology of the US Black Panthers,it was a different type of organisation that responded to the specific reality of Black people in the UK.It was short lived,& its main period of activity was from 1970-73.
Howard University graduate (B.A., 1944), Civil Rights Activist and former Executive Director of the NAACP The Honorable Benjamin Lawson Hooks received two Honorary Degrees from Howard University. He received the Doctor of Humane Letters (D.H.L.) during the 1975 Howard University Commencement as he served as Commencement Speaker and he received the Special Citation during the 1992 Howard University Commencement as he served as Commencement Speaker.
Einstein on Race and Racism: Prof. Fred Jerome, Rodger Taylor. Einstein, when he arrived in America, was shocked at how Black Americans were treated. “There is separation of colored people from white people in the United States," he said. "That separation is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of white people. And, I do not intend to be quiet about it.” And, he wasn't.
The Crisis Magazine - December, 1913 The Crisis: Official Magazine of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), founded 1910 by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W.S. Braithwaite, M. D. Maclean. ~Repinned Via Wilhelmina Thomas