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 P. M. Garvey (10/06/1940)
Marcus PanAfricanus Garvey (10/06/1940) 
Arthur T. J. Porter (30/06/2015)
Arthur T. J. Porter (30/06/2015)
Kwame Nkrumah (27/04/72) 
Kwame Nkrumah (27/04/1972)
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 / Henri Christophe / Toussaint Louverture / Kwame Toure / Garfield Sobers/ Bob Marley / Queen Hatshepsut / Eric Williams / Zumbi dos Palmares / Shaka Zulu / Rocky Jones / Benjamin Banneker, Marcus Garvey / David Gittens Ikenja / Harriet Tubman /Kwame Toure / Elijah McCoy / Nelson Mandela / Jesse Owens / Booker T. Washington / George F. McCurdy / W. E. B. Dubois / Maurice Bishop / Garrett A. Morgan / Bai Bureh / Patrice Lumumba / Queen Nanny /Thurgood Marshall / Malcolm X / Yaa Asantewa / Queen Tiye / Hannibal / Paul E. Williams / Kwame Nkrumah / Nnamdi Azikiwe / Nat Turner / Jomo Kenyatta / Frantz Fanon / Alexander Pushkin / Walter Rodney / Lewis Latimer / Queen of Sheba / 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 / Sekou Toure / Kwame Nkrumah / Ella Fitzgerald / E. Titus E. Fewrey / Benjamin Banneker / Colonel Kudjoe / etc,  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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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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The Saturday of, or immediately following August 17, the birthday of Marcus Garvey, is African Holocaust Remembrance Day. Mark it on your calendar & check this space for upcoming events.

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2016
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2017
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