Seven African American teens walking the steps to the school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. What incredible dignity they displayed in the face of disgusting bigotry.
Amazing Buck Franklin and brother Matthew Franklin. Americans with Chickasaw and African heritage. Buck Franklin became a lawyer, notably defending survivors of the Tulsa Riots (Oklahoma) in 1921 which had resulted in the murder of 300 Africans
Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.
Awakening from Keto-acidosis: "The scientists went to a hospital ward with diabetic children, comatose and dying from diabetic keto-acidosis. This is known as one of medicine’s most incredible moments. The scientists went from bed-to-bed and injected.
The only photo held representing the likeness of Harriet's first husband, John Tubman, a free black man of Maryland, killed after Harriet's escape to freedom. Harriet's suspected age in this photo is about 30 years.
A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.Emmett Louis Till was an African-American teenager who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
Until the signs like these were common markers of legally enforced laws of racial segregation in America. Racial segregation in the United States as a general term, included physical separation and provision of separate facilities, services, and op