Quote by John Henrik Clarke : “I saw no African people”

I saw no African people in the printed and illustrated Sunday school lessons. I began to suspect at this early age that someone had distorted the image of my people. My long search for the true history of African people the world over began. – John Henrik Clarke

Quote by John Henrik Clarke : “I am a nationalist and”

I am a nationalist, and a Pan-Africanist, first and foremost. I was well grounded in history before ever taking a history course. I did not spend much formal time in school – I had to work. – John Henrik Clarke