A celebration of the past and the present matters!
A celebration of family, friends, lineage, traditions and customs
bring pride, joy and appreciation of life!
The future only the Father knows,
so we place it ALL in His hands and trust Him.
Exploration Africa thanks our many notable brothers and sisters for the tremendous and significant contributions and difference they've made and are making in our History!
Join us in celebrating a few of our notables!
Leader of the American
civil rights movement.
"The time is always right to do what is right"
1st African American President of the United States of America!
Yes! We can!
Yes, We Did!
American social reformer, orator, writer, statesman and abolitionist.
"That which is inhuman cannot be divine."
Anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropistl.
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.
The first elected African female head of state.
“If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.”
Ghanaian diplomat, 7th Secretary-General United Nations.
Recipient of Nobel Peace Prize
"If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom."
Educator, author, orator, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States
"You can't hold a man down without staying down with him."
Lawyer, writer and the wife of former
U.S. President Barack Obama
"I hope I have made you proud!"
Yes, you have!
Agricultural scientist and inventor.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
First black woman millionaire in America”
The method of beauty culture she developed and revolutionized black hair care
American activist in the civil rights movement known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott. First lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom
American abolitionist and political activist.
“Conductor” Underground Railroad, leading slaves to freedom before the Civil War
American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor.
The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.
American lawyer Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
“None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up. .."
American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, politician
candidate Democratic presidential nomination "...Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change...."
American politician, educator, and author.
First black woman elected to the United States Congress
"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair."
Educator, stateswoman, philanthropist, humanitarian, womanist, and civil rights activist
Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.
African-American civil rights and human rights activist.
“You didn't see me on television, you didn't see news stories about me.
Defended the long road to freedom.
American Muslim minister and human rights activist
“Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think
or as fast.
American Surgeon and medical researcher in the field of blood transfusion
"... there is no scientific basis for the separation of the bloods ..."
1st African American female doctor
"I early conceived a liking for, aand sought every opportunity to relieve the suffering of others."
1st African American female Astronaut
“Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”
1st African American female Pilot "The air is the only place free from prejudice. ..."
You've never lived till you've flown!
Maya Angelou was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope."
American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer, and philanthropist.
"Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness."
American novelist, essayist, book editor, and college professor.
If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it.
American gospel music brother and sister duo.
"I Found Love"
"A heart like yours"
American gospel singer.
"The Queen of Gospel"
"If I can help somebody"
American gospel singer, record producer, actress, and radio host
"Open My Heart"
American track and field athlete Four-time gold medalist
1936 Olympic Games
American former professional basketball player
15 seasons in the NBA, winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls
American professional golfer.
One of the greatest golfers, of the most famous athletes
of all time.
American singer, songwriter, pianist, and civil rights activist.
Queen of Soul
"A Deeper Love"
South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, civil rights activist
American singer and actress. Most awarded female artist and best-selling music artists of all time
"Greatest Love of All"
Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops", was an American trumpeter, composer, vocalist, and actor
One of the most influential
figures in jazz.
American singer, songwriter,
"King of Pop"
One of the greatest entertainers in the history of music.
"Wanna be startin somethin"
South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, singer and composer
"Father of South African jazz".
"Grazing in the Grass"
American actress and former fashion model.
"A Woman Called Moses"
Bahamian-American actor and film director.
First black Academy Award
"Guess who's coming to dinner?"
American actress, singer, model, and activist.
American gospel singer and songwriter. Produced several Stellar Award-winning projects
an American choir director, gospel musician, singer, songwriter, and author.
American gospel music artist and pastor
"Every Praise is to Our God!"
"I need you to survive"
American jazz singer
"First Lady of Song"
Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella
"In a Sentimental Mood"
"Someone to Watch Over Me"
American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
"There's nothing better than Love"
"The Power of Love"
American singer, actress, and record producer.
"Lady sings the Blues"
American actor, director, and producer.
Golden Globe,Tony Award, Academy Awards
"Glory" "Training Day"
American actress and activist Golden Globe Award
Academy Award Nomination "What's Love Got to Do with It"
American actor, writer, producer, comedian and director.
"Diary of a Mad Black Woman"
"Why did I get married?"
"Haves and Have Not"
American professional tennis player and former world No. 1.
Won 23 major singles titles
Ranked No. 1
Women's Tennis Association
American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed - "The Greatest"
One of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest boxers
of all time.
American professional tennis player and former world No. 1 Williams is generally credited Ranked world No. 1
Women's Tennis Association
For your listening pleasure we feature in celebration of Black History,
Bebe and Cece - Up where we belong