His area of expertise are Ghana Political History, Pan African History, Slavery, African and African American History.
He was born on the 10th of March, 1945. He is a native of Larbanga (Korli area, Nakpali) in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region in Ghana, West Africa. He is an indigene of Nanum (Bimbilla) and from the Dagomba tribe.
He completed the then Government Secondary School, Tamale (TAMASCO) in 1964. He graduated the Ghana Military Academy (GMA), the 1964/1965 Intake 7 Year Group. He equally belongs to the so-called “Russian Medical Corps” (Officer Intake GH. No. 168523) who were all trained under the command of the late Major F.W. K Akuffo (who was to become Head of state of Ghana) in 1978.
Universities he attended include:
He is a former Ghanaian diplomat. He was a former lecturer at the Sokoto State University in Nigeria. He has also lectured at the University of Ghana Legon and the Methodist University College in Ghana. He has hosted a variety of very popular Radio shows in Ghana and a television show in Nigeria. He is a regularly invited political commenter on the news and many other TV shows in his native country. Professor H.B. Martinson has authored several published and unpublished manuscripts over his lifetime. He is an avid academic research fellow. He is a professional public speaker and is a consultant to governments, regional and international profit and not-for-profit organizations around the world. He owns and manages the Center for Ghana Studies (CDS) and Afro Mundialism International think tanks.
He is a Ph.D. holder in African studies. His Ph.D. thesis topic is: “Aspects of Pan-Africanism and continental unity (1900-1963)”. He propounded the New Pan-African paradigm of the 21st century as: “AFRO-MUNDIALISM”.
AFRO-MUNDIALISM” is a Modern or 21st Century concept of Pan-Africanism which aspires to finally and completely FREE the Blackman and Woman and Continental Africa (Politically, Economically, Socially, Culturally, Artistically, Spiritually morally and otherwise) from the so-called “DOMINANT FREE WORLD” (Western World) and its Financial Oligarchies, like the; IMF, World Bank and the So-called Development Partners.
Indeed, for us as “AFRO-MUNDIALISTS” or Twenty First Century Pan-Africanists, we do not believe that: “Pan-Africanism” should be the Preserve or “Monopoly” of ONLY People with Color (Black and Africans). No Sir!
In the mind of a committed Afro-Mundialist (all over the globe), the “Menu” for consumption is “AFRO-OPTIMISM”, but not color nor Race. Equally so, “Afro-Mundialists” (globally) believe in the Simple philosophy that, for a “Piano” to give “good musical sound”, one has to “Press” both the “Black” and “White” keys of the PIANO.
Hence, as “Afro-Mundialists” we strongly believe in the co-existence and “sincere Collaboration” of both the “white” (Caucasian) and Black.
There were some non-blacks that were “Color Blind”. They cooperated with both Caucasians (Whites) and Blacks to realize “Black Liberation” and Freedom.
He is also a Publisher of academic textbooks.
H.B. Martinson has volunteered his time and expertise to push for great local developmental projects and charities. He is a staunch and committed member and chair of various not for profit and charitable organizations.
Professor H.B. Martinson is embarking on his long-lasting lifetime dream of organizing a massive global tour to teach, educate and inspire at least five hundred thousand (500, 000) people about the hidden and untold history of Ghana Political History, Pan Africanism, Slavery, African and African American history. He has dubbed this project as the 500K Project.
Prof H.B. Martinson is soliciting and working on funds to commence work on these projects;
Some notable public lectures he presented were;