Black People's Convention

9 People Other Than MLK Jr. Who Sacrificed Their Lives to Fight For Black Liberation

9 People Other Than MLK Jr. Who Sacrificed Their Lives to Fight For Black Liberation

Despite its nearly 100-year history, Black History Month often excludes the contributions of African and Caribbean-born leaders and even some American-born leaders, who get buried beneath staples such as civil rights activists Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. These leaders and activists have earned their rightful place in history, however a disservice is done to countless other leaders from around the world who too fought for Black liberation.