Independent Historian

Ayanna S. Nahmias is the daughter of Annette M. Robertson and Pan-African activist, Dr. Albert Q. McGee. She has written for the Huffington Post, The Forward, The American Spectator, National Monitor, and The Nahmias Cipher Report. Jonathan Groubert, the host of the award-winning radio program, “The State We’re In” on Radio Netherlands Worldwide in association with National Public Radio (NPR) interviewed her about life in Africa during the 1970s. She is a social entrepreneur, women’s rights activist, and the founder of the Zimbabwe Farm Project.

Julius Winfield Robertson (1916-1961)

Civil rights attorney Julius W. (Robinson) Robertson was born on July 23, 1916, to parents Richard Robinson and Fannie Mae Robinson, who were subsistence farmers in Green County, Georgia. In 1922, the family moved to Knoxville, Tennessee for better opportunities. Robertson joined the Civilian Conservation … Read MoreJulius Winfield Robertson (1916-1961)