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The Source Black History Icon of the Day: Tupac Amaru Shakur

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The Source has been profiling Black History Icons for the entire month of February, ranging from heavy-hitters in sports like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Muhammad Ali, to the beautiful and wise Maya Angelou who blessed us with her activism as much as she did with her poetry. Today, we look at one that holds a special […]

The Source Black History Icon Of The Day: Huey Newton

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Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was a revolutionary African-American political activist, scholar, and grassroots organizer. He, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in 1966. Newton was born in Louisiana but migrated Oakland, California with his family. He taught himself how to read and then went […]

The Source Black History Icon of The Day: Jimi Hendrix

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When the greatest guitarists of all-time are ranked, often, the name at the top of the list is James Marshall Hendrix, more famously known as Jimi Hendrix. he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most renowned musicians of the 20th […]