Martin Luther King is among the greatest Servant Leaders this world has ever seen. His vision, leadership and ultimate sacrifice blazed a path for millions. There are many great posts, videos and other references that remind us of his vision and social injustices he would fight still today. Below are some of my favorites.
Black History Month
Great African American servant leaders for Black History Month: Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Harriet Jacobs, W.E.B. Du Bois, Ralph Bunche & Martin Luther King
Frederick Douglass was an outspoken abolitionist, prominent speaker & respected author who fought for slavery freedom, women’s suffrage & equal rights for all
Ralph Bunche was a political scientist & conflict mediator. He was the first person of color to receive the Nobel Peace Prize…
W.E.B. Du Bois was the first African American to receive a PhD from Harvard University, instrumental in the foundation and development of NAACP…
Harriet Tubman was born into slavery & became an abolitionist. Later, she also became a Union spy during the American Civil War. She was a true servant leader
Harriet Jacobs was an African American who escaped slavery, was an influential abolitionist & ardent educator. She wrote “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl”.
Isabella Baumfree, the African-American abolitionist & women’s rights activist became Sojourner Truth to reflect her calling to travel and spread the truth.