Tuesday, 9 May 2017

202nd birthday of Martin Delany

(Born 6 May 1815, Charles Town, Virginia, US)
INFLUENTIAL African freedom nationalist, physician, writer, who notes, memorably, every people should be originators of their own destiny – the very breathtaking resilient resolve that powers the ongoing Biafra freedom movement in southwestcentral Africa
(Charles Mingus Sextet – with Eric Dolphy, Cornell University 1964, “Meditations” [personnel: Mingus, bass; Johnny Coles, trumpet; Dolphy, flute, bass clarinet; Clifford Jordan, tenor saxophone; Jaki Byard, piano; Dannie Richmond, drums; recorded: live, Cornell University, 18 March 1964]) 

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