Huey P Newton, co-founding member of the Black Panther Party and leaders for over 2 decades. Oakland, California Amber's view: this is Huey Newton the most familar revolutionary that Delphine identified with.
Linda Brown, third grader, the plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education. She had to walk far past the white school to get to the poorly-funded Negro school. Controversy began regarding 'bussing' children to school.
"I have borne 13 children, and seen most sold off to slavery. And when I cried out with a mother's grief, none heard me but Jesus!" quote from "Ain't I A Woman?" by Sojourner Truth Slavery was so sad. How could we treat people this way in the South.
A Black History Moment Bessie Coleman Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license.
Jim Perry an African American cowboy and top hand; was the highest-ranked cowboy on a 3 million acre XIT ranch in Texas. Perry established himself as an expert roper, rider, bronc buster, cook, and musician.
Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old! She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost An amazing and well documented life-Wikipedia her!
1863 or 1864 - 8 former slaves toured northern states to raise money for African-American schools in New Orleans, used 4 children with mixed-race ancestry & pale complexions to evoke sympathy - Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs & Augusta Broujey
a number of blacks served in the Confederate Army as soldiers. Historians and students of history agree that blacks served by the thousands in the Confederate Army. Many whites would send slaves to serve in their place.