10 Influential Black Leaders Assassinated for Their Beliefs

May 18, 2016 at 09:30 am | History

Adedeji Ademola

Adedeji Ademola | Contributor, F2FA

May 18, 2016 at 09:30 am | History

Guinea-Bissau's freedom fighter, Amilcar Cabral. (Photo: Warscapes)

The life and times of some of the greatest Black leaders ended abruptly due to a number of assassinations, and even though the tactic is gruesome, some see it as a necessary action to take against leaders who challenge their views or popularity. Ironically, the murders have turned many slain leaders into timeless heroes. With several influential Black leaders having been assassinated in recent history, here is Face2Face Africa‘s highlight of 10 icons and their respective legacies.

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