While Africans were given names upon being forcibly brought to America, there were some names which were recorded or stayed with the people for generations. […]
Abdulalim A. Shabazz | Name Changes
Lonnie Cross (1927-?) He was born in Bessemer, Alabama. He earned an A.B. in Math and a P.A. in Chemistry at Lincoln University. Then, he […]
Molefi Kete Asante | Name Changes
The path to self-realization involves knowing one’s own identity. Arthur Lee Smith He was born to a family of sixteen to a peanut factory worker […]
To African-Americans With So-Called “Ghetto” Names, Your Name Is Not A Mistake
Please hear me out.