Tuesday, April 1, 2008

The Way Back Machine

Who would you want to meet if Mr. Peabody's Way Back Machine was genuine? In no particular order of importance, I would love to meet the following ten people.

1) My Grandma Ida
2) Jesus
3) Cleopatra
4) Stonewall Jackson
5) Bessie Coleman
6) Frida Kahlo
7) Diana Sands
8) Malcolm X
9) Zora Neale Hurston
10) Wilma Rudolph

Which ten people would you like to meet from the past? I'd love to know your choices.


focusedpurpose April 1, 2008 at 3:29 AM  

Professor Tracey-

Jesus- the man of color not the white guy

Harriet Tubman
Ida B Wells Barnet
Malcolm X
Bobby E. Wright
Sojourner Truth
Nat Turner

i will stop at seven:-)


wisdomteachesme April 1, 2008 at 8:30 AM  

hummm... 10 people i would like to go back and meet. there are quite a few...
1 = Jesus
2 = many of the women from the Bible
3 = rembrant
4 = audre lorde
5 = da vinci
6 = i would like to meet the person(s) that put those african styled heads (sculptures) in the asian countries.
7 = i would like to go to ethiopia at the time they were building what is now the oldest christian church and meet those people.
8 = many of the women artists (2 many to name)
9 = certian first nations people.
10 = willa b player

SheCodes April 1, 2008 at 11:25 AM  

1. Jesus
2. Martin Luther King
3. Martin Luthor (the protestant)
4. Hatshepsut
5. Eve
6. Cleopatra
7. Solomon (from the bible)
8. Harriet Tubman
9. The architect for the Egyptian pyramids
10. Ahhotep I
11. Ray Charles

DJ Black Adam April 1, 2008 at 11:55 AM  

ADAM and EVE and stop them from eating tha damn passion fruit!!

tasha212 April 1, 2008 at 12:19 PM  

1. My grandfather on my dad's side
2. Malcolm X
3. Harriet Tubman
4. Imhotep
5. Queen Nzinga
6. Ida B. Wells
7. Richard Wright
8. Langston Hughes
9. Margaret Walker
10. people who built the pyramids

Don April 1, 2008 at 2:19 PM  

Interesting to see Hurston's name on your list. That woman know she was a great, great writer.

2) My unborn child
4) Arthur Ashe - heard he was a good and gentle human being
6)Malcolm X
7)Tupac Shakur
8)Dad's mom
10) Ralph Wiley

mrshadow33 April 1, 2008 at 8:42 PM  

1. Jesus: Black Revolutionary and Saviour
2. Imhotep: The world's first multi-genius
3. Hannibal: Military genius
4. Hatchepsut: She ruled as a king and a Queen of Egypt she was so bad.
5. Harriet Tubman: Epitome of the strong Black Woman.
6. Malcolm X: Ultimate Revolutionary.
7. Martin Luther King Jr.:Another revolutionary and agent of change.
8. My Grandmother(On my Mother's side): Carrie L.Doby
9. My Grandfather(On my Father's side): Charlie Jones
10. Rosa Parks: By sitting down, she inspired us to stand tall and march for freedom.
I have two extra people: Billie Holiday and Paul Robeson

I could go on but I think I'll save that for my own list.

Attorneymom April 1, 2008 at 11:53 PM  

1. Jesus
2. My maternal Grandfather
3. Madame CJ Walker
4. Ethel Hedgeman Lyle (Skee Wee)
5. Louis Armstrong
6. Florence Ballard
7. Charlotte E. Ray, Esq. (First African American Female Lawyer)
8 - 12. All five of the Original Temptations

I know. I know. There are 12 people on my list.

Sidebar: I would also like to meet John D. Rockefeller. LOL.

Hagar's Daughter April 2, 2008 at 10:43 AM  

In no particular order:

1. Pauli Murray
2. Teresa Graves (actress)
3. Sojourner Truth
4. Hagar (Ishmael's mama)
5. Sarah Vaughn
6. Shirley Chisholm
7. Thurgood Marshall
8. WEB DuBois
9. Kunta Kente
10. Harriet Tubman

Danielle April 3, 2008 at 5:07 PM  

Oscar Micheaux
Phyllis Wheatley
My Great Grandfather
Marcus Garvey
Malcolm X
James Baldwin
Dr. King
Bessie Coleman

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