Good Friend of Elombe Brath - R.I.P Les Payne
ANPM Week* Continues with this African Nationalist Pioneer Movement Flier designed by Elombe Brath.
Showing Legendary Carlos Cook. The Founder and 1st Administrator of ANPM.
After UNIA came ANPM
Rare Book. The Harlem Cultural /Political Movements 1960 - 1970. From Malcolm X to Black is Beautiful. Little Zeng is Pioneer.
Little Zeng appears on Back of this book as first Black Superhero associated with Politics and fighting racism.
Grandassa Models and Harlem street speakers on front. Photo Documentary by Klytus Smith. Edited by Abiola Sinclair
Contributing writers Elombe Brath, Playthell Benjamin, Hannibal Ahmed & more. Gumbs & Thomas Publishing. Over 150 rare photo...graphs.
#blacksuperhero #littlezeng #blackpower
#blackpanther #blackpanthermovie #ajass #grandassamodels #blackarts #africansquare #africanculture #tchalla
Before Tchalla their was Little Zeng. In early 60's before introduction of Black Panther in 1966. Chris Acemendess Hall of AJASS created little Zeng. A black Superhero. Reminiscent of Verb from School House Rock cartoons on Saturday Morning. (See earlier link)
Little Zeng style was not of a Panther but instead of a Leopard. He wore Leopard boots, cape and tights.
His iconography was associated with "Black is Beautiful", "African Nationalism" "Black Power", Black Panther Movem...ents, Black Art, Theatre & Culture as well as "Civil Rights".
#blackpanther #blackisbeautiful #tchalla
#blackpantherparty #ajass #grandassamodels #blackarts #blackpower #africanculture #littlezeng
Beat Nick Jackson
Early 60's comic strip deals with term African American decades before it became popular. He was still Cecil Elombe Brath in early 60's. Many have no idea Elombe Brath was an artist and did this sort of thing early on.