"MY HEROS"

TOUSSAINT L''OVERTURE, WHEN HE LED MY HAITIAN ANCESTORS TO THEIR FREEDOM AGAINST THE MIGHTY FRENCH ARMY..MY HERO

NAT TURNER, WHEN HE LED FELLOW REBEL SLAVES & FREE BLACKS IN A REBELLION IN WHICH THEY WENT FROM PLANTATION TO PLANTATION KILLING SLAVE MASTERS AND OVERSEERS...MY HERO

HARRIET TUBMAN, WHO LED MANY SLAVES TO THEIR FREEDOM THRU THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD....MY HERO

HUEY P. NEWTON, WHO FOUNDED THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY AND MADE BLACK PEOPLE BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES & FIGHT THE POWERS THAT BE....MY HERO

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, WHO PROTESTED PEACEFULLY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST SOCIAL INJUSTICES TOWARDS BLACKS....MY HERO

MAYA ANGELOU, WHO ENCOURAGED US ALL TO BELIEVE THAT "OUR BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL"....MY HERO

MARCUS GARVEY, WHO PREACHED THAT THERE WAS NO LAND BETTER THAN THE ORIGINAL HOMELAND OF AFRICA....MY HERO

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON, MUHAMMED ALI, BOB MARLEY, MALCOLMX, SOJOURNER TRUTH, IDA B. WELLS, FREDRICK DOUGLASS & MANY OTHER BLACK LUMINARIES WHERE ALL MY HEROS  

BY: MOISE J. MICHEL