AN ONGOING LIST FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH - UNSUNG HEROES & MODERN SAYINGS
Amateur pen drawings of important black historical figures, featuring comically misattributed millennial quotes. I do this series in the hopes of keeping alive the memory of some very cool, often-overlooked people! I'll add a new figure each day.
- •Frederick Douglass - abolitionist, suffragist, author, diplomat
- •Paul Robeson - actor, singer, activist
- •Josephine Baker - singer, dancer, entertainer
- •Phyllis Wheatley - poet
- •A. Philip Randolph - activist, union organizer, Civil Rights Movement leader
- •Bayard Rustin - leader in social movements for civil rights, gay rights, socialism, and nonviolence.
- •Madam CJ Walker - entrepreneur, philanthropist, first female self-made millionaire
- •Audre Lorde - poet, writer, activist, essayist, womanist, badass