Black Voices for Today

Today, there's a lot of inequality, violence, and racial disparity. These are some of the voices that are advocating change.   Eric Michael Dyson Sean King Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates Angela Davis Michelle Alexander Cornell West Al Sharpton

Popular Muslim Authors

Below is a list of many popular Muslim writers: Naguib Mahfouz Hanan Al-Shaykh Salman Rushdie Orhan Pamuk Raja Alem Marjane Satrapi Laila Lalami Malala Yousafzai G. Willow Wilson Rabih Alameddine Saladin Ahmed Ausma Zehanat Khan Ali Eteraz Leila Aboulela Mohsin Hamid Tahmima Anam Mohammed Hanif Randa Abdel-Fattah Azar Nafisi Adil Salahi Hammudah Abd Al-Ati Sumbul … Continue reading Popular Muslim Authors

45 Authors who Suffered from a Hearing Impairment

  Doug Alker Ben Bahan Claire Blatchford Bernard Bragg Patricia Carlon Willy Conley Pierre Desloges Izrael Zachariah Deutsch Julia Lester Dillon Arthur Dimmock Michael Eury Donald Harington (writer) Lars Havstad Tom L. Humphries Emilio Insolera Jan (comics) Ilya Kaminsky Henry Lawson Ella Mae Lentz Amy Levy Schuyler Long Ace Mahbaz Harriet Martineau Marlee Matlin Charles … Continue reading 45 Authors who Suffered from a Hearing Impairment

Top 101 Women Authors

Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre, Emma Mary Shelley Frankenstein, Falkner Virginia Woolf Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, A Room of One's Own Agatha Christie A Witness for the Prosecution, And Then There Were None K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Casual Vacancy Louisa May … Continue reading Top 101 Women Authors

Thurgood Marshall

"Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Before becoming a judge, Marshall was a lawyer who was best known for his high success rate … Continue reading Thurgood Marshall

Rosa Parks

'Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement , whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement". Her birthday, February 4, and the day she was arrested, December 1, have both become Rosa Parks Day, … Continue reading Rosa Parks

W. E. B. Du Bois

"William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois; February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community. After completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the … Continue reading W. E. B. Du Bois

Frederick Douglass

'Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; c. February 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings. In his time, … Continue reading Frederick Douglass

Malcolm X

"Malcolm X  May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), born Malcolm Little and later also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors … Continue reading Malcolm X