BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
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|John Henrik Clarke|
|Born||John Henrik Clarke|
January 1, 1915
Union Springs, Alabama
|Died||July 16, 1998 (aged 83)|
|Occupation||Writer, historian, professor|
Early life and education
Marriage and family In 1961, Clarke married Eugenia Evans in New York, and together they had three children: Nzingha Marie, Sonni Kojo and Lillie. Lillie Clarke died before him. The marriage ended in divorce.
Legacy and honors
- 1985 – Faculty of the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University named the John Henrik Clarke Library after him.
- 1995 – Carter G. Woodson Medallion, Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History.
- 2002 – Molefi Kete Asante listed Dr. John Henrik Clarke as one of his 100 Greatest African Americans.
- 2011 – Immortal Technique includes a short speech by Dr. Clarke on his album The Martyr. It is Track 13, which is entitled "The Conquerors."
- Editor, Malcolm X: Man and His Times (1991), an anthology of the activist's writings
- Author and editor, Who Betrayed the African World Revolution?: And Other Speeches (1993)
- African People in World History (1993) (First of Black Classic Press' Contemporary Lecture Series)
- Christopher Columbus and the Afrikan Holocaust: Slavery and the Rise of European Capitalism (reprint, 2011)