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From Rosa Parks to Angela Davis, Dress Was a Form of Protest - Vogue

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Isaac Murphy, first African American to win the Kentucky Derby three times. My, what fine cheekbones he had!

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Mother Theresa @ age 18.

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Rosa Parks: Most historians date the beginning of the modern civil rights movement in the United States to December 1, 1955. That was the day when an unknown seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. This brave woman, Rosa Parks, was arrested and fined for violating a city ordinance, but her lonely act of defiance began a movement that ended legal segregation in America, and made her an inspiration to freedom-loving people everywhere.

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Great African American Men

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malcolm and betty shabazz wedding | lado do líder negro El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, conhecido como Malcolm ...

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Nat Turner (1800 –1831) was an African-American slave who led a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831 that resulted in 60 white deaths. White militias and troops suppressed the uprising. Mobs attacked blacks in the area killing an estimated total of 100-200, many not involved with the revolt. The state arrested and executed 57 blacks accused of being part the rebellion. Turner was captured, quickly tried, convicted, sentenced to death, and hanged.

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Now Is The Time

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Extraordinary Araminta Harriet (Ross) Tubman, born a slave in 1820 to slave parents, escaped North and carried out 19 dangerous missions to the south to save 300 slaves (including her parents) thru the Underground Railroad. She helped recruit men for the Harper's Ferry Raid, worked as a scout and armed spy for the Union, and founded a home for aged African Americans. After the Civil War was outspoken advocate for women's suffrage. Amazing…(km)

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