For this page,  we solicit and publish tributes to our ancestors of distinction: those who are recently departed as well as those whose departure occurred in the distant past. The date of departure is inserted  immediately following the ancestor's name. An asterisk (*) denotes an estimated date. 

Marcus Panafricanus Garvey
Marcus PanAfricanus Garvey (10/06/1940) 
Arthur T. J. Porter
Arthur T. J. Porter (30/06/2015)
Kwame Nkrumah (27/04/72) IN PROGRESS
Mirambo (02/12/1884)  
The Great Mirambo
Chinua Achebe (21/03/2013) AP*
Queen Nzinga (17/12/1663) AP*
Errol Walton Barrow (01/06/1987) AP*
Shaka Zulu (22/09/1828) HELP NEEDED
Cheikh Anta Diop (07/02/1986)
WEB Dubois (27/08/1963) HELP NEEDED
Captain Achempong (1770) HELP NEEDED
Kudirat Abiola (04/01/1996} HELP NEEDED
Ousmane Sembene (09/06/2007) HELP ND.
C.L.R. James (1989) AP*
Queen Mother Naa Asantewaa (1927) AP*
Patrice Lumumba (17/01/1961) AP*
Chancellor Williams (07/12/1992) AP*
Ahmadu Bello (15/01/1966) HELP NEEDED
QN. Nefertari  (1270-1530 BC) HELP NEED
Sekou Toure (26/03/1984) HELP NEEDED
Kwame Toure (15/11/1998) HELP NEEDED
Tousaint L'overture ((07/04/1803) HELP ND.
Dahia al-Kahina (690 ad) HELP NEEDED
Sandy of Trinidad AP*
D. Abioseh Nicol (20/09/1994) AP*
Namdi Azikiwe (11/05/1996) AP*
Eric Williams (26/03/81) AP*
Frantz Fanon (06/12/1961) HELP NEEDED
Hypatia (360 CE-415 CE) HELP NEEDED
Queen nanny (1686-1755) AP*
Amilcar Cabral (20/01/1973 AP*
Colonel Kudjoe (1764) HELP NEEDED

(AP*: Authorship Pending)


Any visitor to our site can suggest a candidate. Once approved, your selection will be added to the list below. You may then compose and submit the tribute yourself or get a writer or poet in your community to do one instead. Then, simply submit your tribute to ahuniverse1234@gmail.com and it will be added to the list, subject to any necessary editing, including restructuring into our preferred libation format.

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Mirambo, David Gittens Ikenja, Julius Nyerere, George Washington Carver, W. A. Lavalette, Frederick Douglas, Steve Biko, Achempong, Julius Nyerere, Henri Christophe, Toussaint Louverture, Kwame Toure, Garfield Sobers, Bob Marley, Queen Hatshepsut, Eric Williams, Zumbi dos Palmares, Shaka Zulu, Rocky Jones, Henri Christophe, Benjamin Banneker, Marcus Garvey, David Gittens Ikenja, Harriet Tubman, Kwame Toure, Elijah McCoy, Garfield Sobers, Nelson Mandela, Jesse Owens, C. L. R. James, Booker T. Washington, Toussaint Louverture, George F. McCurdy, W. E. B. Dubois, Maurice Bishop, Garrett Morgan, Bai Bureh,  Lumumba, Queen Nanny, Thurgood Marshall, Eric Williams, Malcolm X, Yaa Asantewa, Queen Tiye, Hannibal, Paul E. Williams, Kwame Nkrumah, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Nat Turner, Jomo Kenyatta, Frantz Fanon, Alexander Pushkin, Walter Rodney, David Gittens Ikenja, Zumbi dos Palmares, W. A. Lavalette, Lewis Latimer, Elijah McCoy, Queen of Sheba, etc, ***(If you do not see the name of your favorite notable ancestor, let us know and we will add it to the list).***


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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SATURDAY OF, OR IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING, AUGUST 17, WHICH IS MARCUS GARVEY'S DAY,  IS AFRICAN HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY. MARK IT ON YOUR CALENDAR!. VIEW 2018 EVENT IN LONDON: 2018AHRLONDON   
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February is Black History Month 
​So far, it has been Celebrated in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom & Ireland.

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Alexander Pushkin 
(May 26, 1799 - January 29, 1837) Son of Africa and ​Father of Russian literature.
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Toussant Louverture
​(May 20, 1743 - July 4, 1803) Liberator of Haiti
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Abdias do Nascimento
(March 14, 1914 - May 23, 2011)
Prominent Brazilian civil rights activist
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Queen Nzinga (1583 - 17/12/1663)
Celebrated queen of Ndongo
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Malcolm X (1925 - 21/02/1965)
Founder, Organization of Afro-American Unity
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Queen of Sheba (c 950 BCE)
Africa's gift to Judaism, Christianity & Islam.
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Olauda Equiano (1745 - 1797)
Author & Abolitionist
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Thomas A. Dumas (1762 - 1806)
General of the French Revolution
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John Acher (1863 - 1931)
Panafrican, activist, politician.
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 Marcus Garvey /  Hannibal /    C.L.R. James /  Captain          Achempong / Queen  Nanny 
 / Nzinga / Shaka Zulu /          Mirambo /  Bai Bureh /    Candace /  Haile Selassie /  Mansa Musa / Rocky Jones /  Cinque / Harriet Tubman /  D.  Abioseh Nicol / Paul Robeson  / Tousaint L'ouverture /    Queen  Nzinga / Namdi  Azikiwe / Harry  R. Gairey /  W.E.B. Dubois / Booker T.  Washington / Dr.  Carrie M.  Best / George  Washington  Carver / Medgar Evers /    Lumumba /  Kwame Toure /  Sekou Toure / Kwame  Nkrumah / Ella Fitzgerald /      Julius Nyerere / E. Titus E.  Fewrey /  Benjamin Banneker  / Colonel Kudjoe 

 "Wealth is not the  fruit of labour but  the result of  organized  protected robbery."
Frantz Fanon
 ""Do not remove  the kinks from  your hair, remove  them from your  brains."
Marcus Garvey
 "Looking for beauty?  Check your mirror.  Looking for truth?  Believe your soul!"

Truth Serum
"I write to keep in contact with our ancestors and spread truth to people." 
Sonia Sanchez
 "Sticks in a bundle  are unbreakable."
African proverb
 "There can be no  peace without  justice."
African proverb