active debater. In his first year in university, he was already in the leadership position. All this
while, he still worked to sustain his life in the university.
By the third year in university, slavery was slowly ending, and this gave him more hope.
He was awarded a scholarship to attend his last years in university in a community-university
that had all the students living better lives than what he lived earlier. In his late twenties, he was
still active in the campus politics and spoke against the vices that profiled the black race.
Having successfully graduated with a degree in development studies and strategic
planning, he was allowed to work in the university as a lecturer. During this time, he developed
the spirit of advocacy. He formed small groups that could talk about the issues that the blacks
were facing. He was determined to bring to an end the racial bias as well as equal access to
education. By the age of thirty, he became a steady activist against the civil disadvantages that
the blacks faced. He believed that there was more that the blacks could offer given a chance.
Therefore, he began a political stand that formed the basis of putting to an end the biases and the
inadequate representation of the blacks in different roles. His position saw him become a key
leader in the reforms and early political change in the predominantly white-dominated society.
Urbanization was another sector that he actively promoted. While still working in the
university, he came up with proposals on the development of better schools with better facilities
that did not exist in the US. Through his persistence, he believed that if only the blacks could get
a good education and develop proper structures, then their standards of living would also change.
In many forums, he promoted the need for building better structures nationally as well as
improving the culture of self-reliance among the blacks. In most of his lectures that he gave in