Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.: January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was an African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by …

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918-5 December 2013) was a south African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader and Philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy …

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Amakye Dede

Dan Amakye Dede (born 5 January 1958) is a Ghanaian musician. He is one of Ghana’s premier high-life artists popularly referred to as “Iron Boy”, “The high-life maestro ” and “Abrantie” (English: Gentleman). Amakye Dede was born in Agogo, Asante Akim. He attended Agogo Roman School. On 2 January 2016, he was involved in an …

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Kwame Nkrumah

The first African-born Prime Minister of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah was a Prominent Pan-African organizer whose radical vision and bold leadership helped lead Ghana to independence in 1957. Nkrumah served as an inspiration to Martin Luther King, who often looked to Nkrumah’s leadership as an example of nonviolent activism. The evolution of Nkrumah’s power in Ghana, …

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