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Moses Wright MP (1892 - 1977)

"Mose", "Preacher"

Mose Wright is best-remembered as the great uncle of Emmett Till, a 14-year old boy from Chicago who was viciously beaten and murdered in Mississippi during the summer of 1955 by two white men for alle...

2/10/2017 2/10/2017

Emmett Louis Till MP (1941 - 1955)

"Bobo"

Emmett Louis "Bobo" Till (July 25, 1941 - August 28, 1955) was an African-American teenager from Chicago, Illinois who died in what has been characterized as a "brutal murder" in a region of Mississipp...

2/10/2017 2/10/2017

Mamie Elizabeth Mobley MP (1921 - 2003)

"Till", "Till-Mobley", "Bradley"

In 1955, Mamie Till was unwillingly thrust into American history. The murder of her son, Emmett, catapulted the quiet Chicago civil service employee into a lifetime of advocacy, starting with seeking j...

4/19/2013 2/10/2017

Archie "The Mongoose" Moore MP (1913 - 1998)

"Archie", "The Mongoose", "The Old Mongoose"

Archie Moore was an American professional boxer and the longest reigning World Light Heavyweight Champion of all time (December 1952 – May 1962). He had one of the longest professional careers i...

1/16/2017 1/16/2017

Sir Sidney Poitier MP 100

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat. In 1964, Poitier became the first Bahamian and first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor...

9/7/2009 1/16/2017

Dr. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander MP (1898 - 1989)

"Sadie T. M. Alexander"

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander was the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in economics in the United States (1921), and the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Penns...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Raymond Pace Alexander MP (1898 - 1974)

Raymond Pace Alexander was a civil rights leader and Harvard-educated lawyer. He was the first African-American to graduate from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, as wel...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Bull Connor (1897 - 1973)

"Bull Connor"

Theophilus Eugene Connor, known as Bull Connor (July 11, 1897 – March 10, 1973), was an American politician who served as a Commissioner of Public Safety for the city of Birmingham, Alabama, d...

12/3/2016 12/3/2016

Jack Greenberg MP (1924 - 2016)

Jack Greenberg, a lawyer who became one of the nation’s most effective champions of the civil rights struggle, leading the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. for 23 years and using th...

8/18/2007 10/13/2016

Alice Dunbar Nelson MP (1875 - 1935)

Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar Nelson (July 19, 1875 – September 18, 1935) was an American poet, journalist and political activist. Among the first generation born free in the South after the Civil W...

7/6/2007 10/3/2016

Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr. MP (1899 - 1984)

"Daddy King"

The Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. (December 19, 1899 – November 11, 1984), born as Michael King, was a Baptist minister, an advocate for social justice, an early civil rights leader, and the ...

1/20/2009 9/27/2016

Andrew J. Bell, Jr. (1907 - 2000)

Andrew J. Bell, Jr. was born in Providence in September 1907, the son of Andrew J. and Beatrice J. Bell. After graduating from Classical High School, Bell studied Business Administration at Bryant Co...

5/19/2016 5/19/2016

Links [ Wikipedia Frederick Vanderbilt Field (April 13, 1905 – February 1, 2000) was an American leftist political activist and a great-great-grandson of railroad tycoon Cornelius "Commo...

9/13/2014 5/7/2016

James Farmer MP (1920 - 1999)

James Leonard Farmer, Jr. (January 12, 1920 – July 9, 1999) was a civil rights activist and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement "who pushed for nonviolent protest to dismantle segrega...

2/24/2016 2/24/2016

John Robert Lewis (born February 21, 1940) is an American politician and civil rights leader. He is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district, serving since 1987, and is the de...

2/23/2016 2/23/2016

Hon. Julius Waties Waring MP (1880 - 1968)

Julius Waties Waring (July 27, 1880 – January 11, 1968) was a United States federal judge who played an important role in the early legal battles of the American Civil Rights Movement. Biograp...

2/12/2009 1/26/2016

Robert "Bob" Parris Moses MP

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Robert Parris Moses (born January 23, 1935 in Harlem, New York, also known as Bob Moses) is an American educator and civil rights activist, known for his work as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coor...

3/9/2012 11/6/2015

Vera Francis MP (1925 - 2014)

"Vera M. Francis", "Vera Mae Handwerk"

ITEM: You are bidding on a very rare vintage pin up photograph of African American 1955 Hollywood sensation, and later boulevard of broken dreams archetype Vera Francis and a number of other showgirl...

1/17/2007 10/31/2015

Abbey Lincoln MP (1930 - 2010)

"Anna Marie", "Abbey Lincoln", "Gaby Wooldridge", "Gaby Lee", "Aminata Moseka"

Personal Quote: Her relationship with Max Roach: It wasn't a dream of mine to be a star, so Max came along at the right time to help save me from myself. Otherwise, I would have become an alcohol...

8/23/2007 10/28/2015

Max Roach MP (1924 - 2007)

"Max Roach"

8/23/2007 10/28/2015

Lillie May Carroll Jackson (May 25, 1889 – July 5, 1975), pioneer civil rights activist, organizer of the Baltimore branch of the NAACP. Invariably known as "Dr. Lillie", "Ma Jackson", and the...

10/14/2015 10/14/2015

Albert E. Pillsbury (1849 - 1930)

Albert Enoch Pillsbury (August 19, 1849, – December 23, 1930) was a Boston lawyer who served in both houses of the Massachusetts legislature, President of the Massachusetts State Senate, and a...

1/24/2014 8/21/2015

Elwood Scott Chapman (1922 - 1998)

"Aaron"

Aaron's involvement in the Civil Rights Movement caught the eye of HUAC:

6/2/2009 8/17/2015

Julian Bond MP (1940 - 2015)

Horace Julian Bond (January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015), known as Julian Bond, was an American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a...

8/16/2015 8/16/2015

Lee C. White (1923 - 2013)

Lee Calvin White (September 1, 1923 - October 31, 2013) was an advisor to both President Kennedy and Johnson, most notably on civil rights matters.

7/13/2015 7/13/2015

Everett McKinley Dirksen (January 4, 1896 – September 7, 1969) was an American politician of the Republican Party. He represented Illinois in the U.S. House of Representatives (1933–194...

5/29/2015 5/29/2015

. Robert Burnett Choate, Jr. (November 6, 1924 – May 3, 2009) was an American businessman, political activist, and self-described "citizen lobbyist" most famous for his work in consumer protec...

4/26/2014 4/30/2015

Burke Marshall (1922 - 2003)

Burke Marshall (October 1, 1922 – June 2, 2003) was an American lawyer and the head of the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice during the Civil Rights Era.

4/30/2015 4/30/2015

LBJ's attorney general Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (January 17, 1922 – May 8, 2012) was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney General during the Lyndon B. Johnson admi...

1/7/2012 4/30/2015

Corliss Lamont (1902 - 1995)

Corliss Lamont (March 28, 1902–April 26, 1995), was a socialist philosopher, and advocate of various left-wing and civil liberties causes. As a part of his political activities he was the Chai...

9/21/2012 4/29/2015

Charles L. Weltner (1927 - 1992)

Charles Longstreet Weltner (December 17, 1927 – August 31, 1992) was a politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. Weltner was born in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1948, he received a bachelor's degr...

4/17/2015 4/17/2015

George Marshall MP (1904 - 2000)

George Marshall (February 11, 1904 – May 15, 2000) was an American economist, political activist, and conservationist. He was an early leader both of The Wilderness Society and later the Sierr...

2/18/2014 4/9/2015

Benjamin Hooks (1925 - 2010)

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1925, Benjamin Hooks became a lawyer and minister who was active in the Civil Rights Movement. He was Tennessee's first African-American criminal judge, as well as the fi...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Julia Britton Hooks (1852 - 1942)

Julia Britton Hooks (May 4, 1852 – March 10, 1942) was a musician and educator whose work with youth, the elderly and indigent was highly respected in her family's home state of Kentucky and i...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Mary E. Britton (1855 - 1925)

Mary Ellen Britton (1855–1925) was an African-American physician, educator, journalist and civil rights activist from Lexington, Kentucky. Britton was an original member of the Kentucky Negro ...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Lillian Eugenia Smith (1897 - 1966)

) Lillian Eugenia Smith (December 12, 1897 – September 28, 1966) was a writer and social critic of the Southern United States, known best for her best-selling novel Strange Fruit (1944). A whi...

3/31/2015 3/31/2015

Juliette Hampton Morgan (1914 - 1957)

Juliette Hampton Morgan (February 21, 1914 – July 16, 1957) was a librarian and civil rights activist in Montgomery, Alabama. The only daughter from a well-to-do white family, Morgan was an ...

3/31/2015 3/31/2015

Margaret Murray Washington (March 9, 1865 - June 26, 1925) was the principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, then Tuskegee University. She was the third wife of Booker T. Washington Sh...

5/8/2014 3/30/2015

Virginia Heard Durr MP (1903 - 1999)

Virginia Foster was born in Birmingham in 1903 to Dr. Sterling and Ann Patterson Foster. After two years at Wellesley College, she began to question and challenge her world. She returned to Alabama w...

11/17/2007 3/30/2015

Catherine Roraback (1920 - 2007)

Catherine Gertrude "Katie" Roraback (September 17, 1920 – October 17, 2007) was a civil rights attorney in Connecticut, best known for representing Estelle Griswold and Dr. C. Lee Buxton in th...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Estelle Griswold MP (1900 - 1981)

"Stelle"

Estelle Naomi Trebert Griswold (June 8, 1900 – August 13, 1981) was a civil rights activist and feminist most commonly known as a defendant in what became the Supreme Court case Griswold v. Co...

2/12/2009 3/29/2015

Clarence LaVaughn Franklin (1915 - 1984)

"Million Dollar Voice"

Clarence LaVaughn Franklin, often known as Bishop C. L. Franklin or The Reverend C. L. Franklin (January 22, 1915 – July 27, 1984), was an African-American Baptist preacher, a civil rights act...

3/28/2015 3/28/2015

Viola Liuzzo (1925 - 1965)

Viola Fauver Gregg Liuzzo (April 11, 1925 – March 25, 1965) was a Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist from Michigan. In March 1965 Liuzzo, then a housewife and mother of 5 with a hist...

3/28/2015 3/28/2015

Lucinda Todd (c.1905 - d.)

"Lucindia"

3/27/2015 3/27/2015

Ed Clayton (b. - 1966)

3/26/2015 3/27/2015

William Henry Hastie (1904 - 1976)

William Henry Hastie, Jr. (November 17, 1904 – April 14, 1976) was an American, lawyer, judge, educator, public official, and advocate for the civil rights of African Americans. He was the fir...

9/3/2012 3/26/2015

Francis James Grimké (1852 - 1937)

Francis James Grimké (November 4, 1852 – October 11, 1937) was an American Presbyterian minister in Washington, DC who was prominent in working for equal rights for African Americans. H...

4/5/2010 3/19/2015

Archibald Grimké (1849 - 1930)

Archibald Henry Grimké (August 17, 1849 – February 25, 1930) was an American lawyer, intellectual, journalist, diplomat and community leader in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A grad...

4/5/2010 3/19/2015

Ivan Allen, Jr. (1911 - 2003)

. Ivan Allen, Jr. (March 15, 1911 – July 2, 2003), was an American businessman who served two terms as the 52nd Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, during the turbulent civil rights era of the 1960s....

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

Claude Sitton (1925 - 2015)

Claude Fox Sitton (December 4, 1925 – March 10, 2015) was an American newspaper reporter and editor. He worked for the The New York Times during the 1950s and 1960s, eventually becoming the pa...

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

William Ramsey Clark (born December 18, 1927) is an American lawyer, activist and former public official. He worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, which included service as United States Attorne...

6/25/2014 3/15/2015

) Anson Phelps Stokes (1874-1958), was an American educator, clergyman, author, philanthropist and civil rights activist. Stokes was one of three men of the same name; his father was multimillionai...

2/18/2009 3/9/2015

William Moore McCulloch (1901 - 1980)

William Moore McCulloch (November 24, 1901–February 22, 1980) was a Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Ohio. McCulloch was born near Holmesville, Ohio. He attended the...

12/29/2014 12/29/2014

Branch Rickey (1881 - 1965)

Wesley Branch Rickey (December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965) was an innovative Major League Baseball executive elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. He was known for breaking Major Leag...

8/21/2011 12/28/2014

Lenoir Chambers (1891 - 1970)

Lenoir Chambers (1891-1970) was a writer, biographer and newspaper editor. In 1960, as editor of The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia (now owned by Landmark Media Enterprises), he won the Pul...

12/20/2014 12/20/2014

Don West (1906 - 1992)

) Don West (born Donald Lee West) (June 6, 1906 – September 29, 1992) was an American writer, poet, educator, trade union organizer, civil-rights activist and a co-founder of the Highlander Fo...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Suzan Shown Harjo (born June 2, 1945) (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee) is an advocate for American Indian rights. She is a poet, writer, lecturer, curator, and policy advocate, who has helped Native ...

11/24/2014 11/24/2014

John Conness (September 22, 1821 – January 10, 1909) was a first-generation Irish-American businessman who served as a U.S. Senator (1863–1869) from California during the American Civil...

8/22/2014 8/22/2014

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born on February 23, 1868, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, to Alfred and Mary Silvina (née Burghardt) Du Bois.[2] Mary Silvina Burghardt's family was p...

7/6/2014 7/8/2014

W. Horace Carter (1921 - 2009)

Walter Horace Carter (January 20, 1921 - September 16, 2009) was an American newspaper publisher in Tabor City, North Carolina, whose paper won a 1953 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the activiti...

6/24/2014 6/24/2014

John W. Douglas (1921 - 2010)

John Woolman Douglas (August 15, 1921 – June 2, 2010) was an American attorney and civil rights advocate, who pushed the cause in private practice and during the 1960s as a United States Assis...

12/14/2013 12/14/2013

Emilie Bigelow (1868 - 1930)

Emilie was the daughter of Anson Alexander Bigelow and Emma Ullmann. She married Norman Hapgood on 17 June 1896 in Chicago. In 1870 Emilie resided with her parents and older brother, Nelson in Chic...

11/26/2013 11/26/2013

Anna S Walling (1879 - 1964)

Birth: Mar. 21, 1879, Russian Federation Death: 1964 Anna Strunsky Walling, author, was born in Babinotz, Russia in 1879. She emigrated to the United States in 1893, and received an A.B. degree f...

12/5/2011 10/31/2013

William English Walling (1877 - 1936)

William English Walling (1877–1936) (known as "English" to friends and family) was an American labor reformer and Socialist Republican born in Louisville, Kentucky. He was the grandson of Will...

12/5/2011 10/31/2013

Charles Edward Russell (1860 - 1941)

Charles Edward Russell (September 25, 1860 in Davenport, Iowa – April 23, 1941 in Washington, DC) was an American journalist, opinion columnist, newspaper editor, and political activist. The a...

10/31/2013 10/31/2013

Sarah Louise Delany (1889 - 1999)

Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany (September 19, 1889 – January 25, 1999) was an African-American educator and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her younger sister Elizabeth "Bess...

12/7/2010 10/30/2013

Annie Elizabeth Delany (1891 - 1995)

Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany (3 September 1891 – 25 September 1995) was an American dentist and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her elder sister Sarah "Sadie" Delany, o...

10/30/2013 10/30/2013

Carlton Skinner (April 8, 1913 – June 22, 2004) was the first civilian governor of Guam and a prominent advocate for the integration of the United States Armed Forces. President Harry Truman a...

10/27/2013 10/27/2013

Allard K. Lowenstein MP (1929 - 1980)

Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (January 16, 1929 – March 14, 1980) was a liberal Democratic politician, a one-term congressman representing the 5th District in Nassau County, New York from 1969 u...

4/17/2013 4/17/2013

Sidney Sanders McMath (June 14, 1912 – October 4, 2003) was a decorated U.S. Marine, attorney and the 34th Governor of Arkansas (1949–1953) who, in defiance of his state's political est...

4/6/2013 4/6/2013

Alexander Manly (1866 - 1944)

Alexander (or Alex) Manly (1866–1944) was an African-American newspaper editor in North Carolina in the late 19th century and a descendant of North Carolina Gov. Charles Manly. Alexander m...

3/22/2013 3/22/2013

Clifford Judkins Durr MP (1899 - 1975)

Clifford Durr (1899 – 1975) was an Alabama lawyer who played an important role in defending activists and others accused of disloyalty during the New Deal and McCarthy eras, and who represente...

11/17/2007 3/18/2013

Marian Anderson (1897 - 1993)

Marian Anderson b. February 27, 1897 d. April 8, 1993 Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Most of her singing career was...

3/14/2013 3/14/2013

Grace Towns Hamilton (1907 - 1992)

Grace Towns-Hamilton (1907–1992) was the first African American woman elected to the Georgia General Assembly. As executive director of the Atlanta Urban League 1943–1960, Hamilton wa...

2/25/2013 2/25/2013

George Alexander Towns Sr. was an educator, poet and playwright who received degrees from both Atlanta University and Harvard University. At Atlanta University he taught English, Pedagogy and debate sk...

2/25/2013 2/25/2013

Samuel Field Phillips (February 18, 1824 - November 18, 1903) was a civil rights pioneer, lawyer, politician, and U.S. Solicitor General (1872–1885). He took part in the landmark civil rights ...

1/14/2013 1/14/2013

Albion W. Tourgée (USA) (1838 - 1905)

Albion Winegar Tourgée (May 2, 1838 – May 21, 1905) was an American soldier, Radical Republican, lawyer, judge, novelist, and diplomat. A pioneer civil rights activist, he founded the N...

1/14/2013 1/14/2013

Harold L. Ickes, U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1874 - 1952)

""Honest Harold""

Harold LeClair Ickes (/ˈɪkəs/IK-əss; March 15, 1874 – February 3, 1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as United States Secretary of th...

12/18/2012 12/18/2012

. The Very Rev. Francis B. Sayre Jr. (January 17, 1915 — October 3, 2008) was Dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. for 27 years. He was the fourth grandchild of President Woodrow...

12/30/2011 12/6/2012

The Right Reverend Paul Moore, Jr. (November 15, 1919 - May 1, 2003) was a bishop of the Episcopal Church and served as the 13th Bishop of New York. During his lifetime, he was perhaps the best kno...

1/9/2011 12/5/2012

Florence Kelley (1859 - 1932)

Florence Kelley (September 12, 1859 – February 17, 1932) was an American social and political reformer. Her work against sweatshops and for the minimum wage, eight-hour workdays, and children'...

12/3/2012 12/3/2012

John H. Hammond (1910 - 1987)

"John Henry Hammond II"

John Henry Hammond II (December 15, 1910 – July 10, 1987) was an American record producer, Civil Rights activist, non-musician and music critic from the 1930s to the early 1980s. In his servic...

2/20/2009 10/21/2012

Milicent FenwicK (Hammond) MP (1910 - 1992)

Millicent Hammond Fenwick (February 25, 1910 – September 16, 1992) was an American fashion editor, politician and diplomat. A four-term Republican member of the United States House of Represen...

2/20/2009 10/21/2012

Conrad L. Raiford (1907 - 2002)

Conrad Laurel Raiford (December 27, 1907 – May 20, 2002) was a champion athlete, educator, goodwill ambassador and one of Greensboro, North Carolina's first African-American police officers. ...

10/11/2012 10/11/2012

Mary Parkman Peabody (c.1892 - d.)

It was front page news around the country on April 1, 1964 when the Governor Endicott Peabody's 72 year old mother, Mary Parkman Peabody, was arrested at the Ponce de Leon Motor Lodge in St. Augustine,...

9/19/2012 9/19/2012

Andrew Warren Sledd (1870 - 1939)

Andrew Warren Sledd (November 7, 1870 – March 16, 1939) was an American theologian, university professor and university president. A native of Virginia, he was the son of a prominent Methodist...

9/10/2012 9/10/2012

David T. Dellinger (August 22, 1915 – May 25, 2004), was an influential American radical, a pacifist and activist for nonviolent social change. Chicago Seven Dellinger achieved peak no...

9/6/2012 9/6/2012

Maury Maverick, Jr. (1921 - 2003)

. Maury Maverick, Jr. (January 3, 1921 – January 28, 2003) was an American lawyer, politician, activist, and columnist from the U.S. state of Texas. A member of the prominent Maverick family, ...

8/22/2012 8/22/2012

Frederick Madison Roberts MP (1879 - 1952)

Frederick Madison Roberts (September 14, 1879–July 19, 1952) was an American newspaper owner and editor, educator and business owner who was the first known man of African American descent ele...

2/5/2011 8/8/2012

Canada Lee (1907 - 1952)

Canada Lee (March 3, 1907 — May 9, 1952) was an American actor who pioneered roles for African Americans. A champion of civil rights in the 1930s and 1940s, he died shortly before he was sched...

6/18/2012 6/18/2012

No official in the federal government knew Mississippi better than John Doar, lead prosecutor in the Mississippi Burning Trial. As a young attorney working within the Civil Rights Division of the Jus...

8/30/2007 5/30/2012

Abraham Kahikina Akaka (1917 - 1997)

Abraham Kahikina Akaka (February 21, 1917 – September 10, 1997) was an American clergyman. Born in the Pauoa Valley on the island of Oahu. For the better part of three decades, Rev. Akaka was ...

4/28/2012 4/28/2012

Glen Hearst Taylor (April 12, 1904 – April 28, 1984) was an American politician, businessman and United States Senator from Idaho. He was the vice presidential candidate on the Progressive Par...

4/27/2012 4/27/2012

Walter Francis White MP (1893 - 1955)

WALTER FRANCIS WHITE, 1893-1955 Walter White was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on July 1, 1893. He was one of the seven children (he had five sisters and one brother) of George White, a Post Office emplo...

2/12/2012 3/31/2012

Ralph Emerson McGill (1898 - 1969)

Ralph Emerson McGill (February 5, 1898 – February 3, 1969), American journalist, was best known as the anti-segregationist editor and publisher of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper. He won a ...

3/15/2012 3/15/2012

John Minor Wisdom (May 17, 1905 - May 15, 1999), one of the "Fifth Circuit Four", and a liberal Republican from Louisiana, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit duri...

12/9/2010 3/15/2012

Elbert Parr Tuttle (July 17, 1897 – June 23, 1996), one of the "Fifth Circuit Four", and a liberal Republican from Georgia, was chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth ...

3/15/2012 3/15/2012

Maya Angelou MP (1928 - 2014)

"Rita", "Maya", "Angelos"

From Wikipedia (English) : Maya Angelou ( /ˈmaɪ.ə ˈændʒəloʊ/; born Marguerite Ann Johnson; April 4, 1928) was an American author and poet who h...

3/24/2011 3/14/2012

Frank Minis Johnson, Jr. (October 30, 1918 – July 23, 1999) was a United States Federal judge, made a number of landmark civil rights rulings that helped end segregation in the South. In the w...

3/14/2012 3/14/2012

Fannie Lou Hamer MP (1917 - 1977)

Fannie Lou Hamer (born Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6, 1917 – March 14, 1977) was an American voting rights activist and civil rights leader. She was instrumental in organizing Mississippi...

10/9/2011 10/9/2011