Martin R. Delany
Born May 6, 1812
Charleston, Virginia (now West Virginia)
Died January 24, 1885
Black abolitionist and political activist
First black field officer in the Union Army...
African American intellectual Martin Robinson Delany (1812-1885), a journalist, physician, army officer, politician, and judge, is best known for his promotion before the Civil War of a national home ...
Martin Robison Delany was the first black American to espouse black nationalism and the first black American Pan-Africanist. A man whose political views were far ahead of his time, he was committed no...