Archer Alexander (ca. 1810-1879)

The Lincoln Emancipation Statue in Washington,D.C. Archer Alexander is the Model for the Slave Here Image Ownership: Public Domain Archer Alexander was born into slavery on a Virginia plantation around the year 1810.  His likeness, in face and figure, immortalizes all American slaves on a … Read MoreArcher Alexander (ca. 1810-1879)

Haki R. Madhubuti (Don L. Lee) (1942- )

Haki R. Madhubuti is a poet, professor, and founder of Third World Press, the nation’s oldest publisher of Black thought and literature. Madhubuti was born Don L. Lee in Little Rock, Arkansas, on February 23, 1942.  After a move to Detroit, his father abandoned the … Read MoreHaki R. Madhubuti (Don L. Lee) (1942- )