Charles R. Stith (1949- )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Ambassador Charles Richard Stith, a diplomat, minister, professor, and urban reformer, presently serves as the Director of the African Presidential Archives and Research Center at Boston University in Massachusetts. In 1998, President Bill Clinton named him ambassador to Tanzania. Stith was … Read MoreCharles R. Stith (1949- )

W. Beverly Carter (1921-1982)

William Beverly Carter at Lincoln University, 1943 Ambassador William Beverly Carter is the first Ambassador-at-Large, and the second African American, to be appointed an ambassador by three Presidents. In 1972, President Richard M. Nixon appointed him ambassador to Tanzania. Four years later, President Gerald R. … Read MoreW. Beverly Carter (1921-1982)

Tripoli, Libya (7th Century BCE- )

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Tripoli has been the capital of Libya since its independence in 1951. Tripoli is the largest city in the country and in 2002 it had an estimated population of 1,223,300 people. The city is also the chief seaport, commercial, transport, communication, … Read MoreTripoli, Libya (7th Century BCE- )

Geronimo Pratt (1947-2011)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt was a high ranking Black Panther Party (BPP) leader in Los Angeles who was targeted by the United States federal government’s domestic surveillance COINTELPRO program. He was accused and convicted of a murder and spent twenty-seven years in … Read MoreGeronimo Pratt (1947-2011)

Republic of New Africa (1968- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain The Republic of New Africa (RNA) is a black nationalist organization that was created in 1969 on the premise that an independent black republic should be created out of the southern United States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, … Read MoreRepublic of New Africa (1968- )