Frances Cress Welsing, birth name Frances Luella Cress, was born on March 18, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois and died on January 2, 2016.
She was an Afrocentrist psychiatrist.
Her parents were Henry N. Cress and Ida Mae Griffen.
Welsing received her B.S. degree at Antioch College and in 1962 received an M.D. at Howard University.
In the 1960s, Welsing moved to Washington, D.C. and worked at many hospitals, especially children’s hospitals.
She has can account for over 1970 essay: the Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism (White Supremacy), offered her interpretation on the origins of white supremacy culture in Washington, D.C.
Frances was the author of The Isis Papers and The Keys to the Colors (1991).
In her books, Frances talks about how white people are the result of a genetic mutation of albinism and are the outcast offspring of the original peoples of Africa.
She also wrote that a system is practiced by the global white minority, on both conscious and unconscious levels, to ensure their genetic survival by any means necessary.
Frances also stated that this system attacks people of color, particularly people of African descent, in the nine major areas of people’s activity: economics, education, entertainment, labor, law, politics, religion, sex, and war.
She also believes that it is imperative that people of color, especially people of African descent, understand how the system of white supremacy works in order to dismantle it and bring true justice to planet Earth.
She caused controversy when she said that homosexuality among African-Americans was a ploy by white males to decrease the black population.
Frances Cress Welsing passed away at 80 yrs old due to a stroke.