Rev. Dr. Ishakamusa Barashango
Rev. Dr. Ishakamusa Barashango affectionately known as 'Baba' began his journey to Nsamando, the land of the Ancestors on January 14, 2004. He apparently succumbed to a heart attack during his morning walk. The dynamic minister, author, historian, educator and motivational speaker was born April 27, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Barashango received his bachelor of arts degree in religion from Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama. He studied for his master's degree at Northeastern Seminary in Takoma Park, Maryland. The New Afrikan University Network System of Washington, D.D. saluted him with an honorary Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 1979. Rev. Barashango founded theTemple of the Black Messiah, School of History and Religion and co-founded Fourth Dynasty Publishing Company of Silver Spring. He also taught history and religion at several colleges and universities.
As well as lecture cd's Dr Barashango was the author of several books including: Afrikan People And European Holidays: A Mental Genocide Book One, Afrikan People And European Holidays: A Mental Genocide Book Two, God, the Bible and the Black Man's Destiny, Afrikan Woman: The Original Guardian Angel and Afrikan Genesis: Amazing Stories of Man's Beginnings. Dr Barashango was completely dedicated to the physical, mental, and spiritual liberation of New Afrikan people - he dedicated his life to this cause!