Arthur Schomburg Quotes on the Historian and Philosopher

“We need the historian and philosopher to give us with trenchant pen, the story of our forefathers, and let our soul and body, with phosphorescent light, brighten the chasm that separates us. We should cling to them just as blood is thicker than water.”

~ Arthur Schomburg


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Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, was a historian, writer, and activist. Schomburg was a Puerto Rican of African and German descent who moved to the United States and researched and raised awareness of the great contributions that Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Americans have made to society. Born: 24 January 1874, Died: 10 June 1938.

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