Archive for July 15th, 2014

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Marcus Garvey was famous for his revolutionary movement at the turn of the 20th century known as the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). At the height of his powers, he attracted nearly 4,000,000 followers. His idea was to unite all of those of African ancestry under the banner of Pan-Africanism for political, […]

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Finally meeting the legendary Walter Harris at 2014 World Open! Walter Harris is someone that the chess world may not know of, but those who have followed stories of The Chess Drum realize his importance in the annals of chess history. Harris, 72, is the first player of African descent to earn the title of […]

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Emory Tate Delivers a Legendary Performance at the Fremont Summer Chess Camp International Master Emory Tate stunned the Bay Area’s best young chess players by achieving a perfect score in a massive simultaneous chess exhibition at the Torres Chess and Music Academy’s Fremont Summer Chess Camp. IM Emory Tate played the black pieces most games. […]

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