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"Each person must live their life as a model to others." Happy 100th Birthday to #RosaParks <3

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Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Dies

Rosa Parks (1913-2005) sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Ala., in 1956.

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Nannie Helen Burroughs (born May 2, 1879) was an African American educator, orator, religious leader, and businesswoman. She gained national recognition for her 1900 speech "How the Sisters Are Hindered from Helping," at the National Baptist Convention. She founded the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, DC in 1909. #TodayInBlackHistory

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Cette photo, datant de mars 1964, représente la seule rencontre entre Martin Luther King et Malcolm X, deux grands militants pour les droits des afro-américains. Toutefois, les deux hommes, bien que souriants et amicaux sur ce cliché, sont très souvent en désaccord. King perçoit Malcolm comme un radical qui incite à la violence sans suggérer de solutions. De son côté, Malcolm X s'opposait au pacifisme bourgeois de King et à ses idées sociales-démocrates qui visaient à réformer le…

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Sarcasm intended... and excellently at that. I don't care what people tell me, as long as it's a nice sentiment.

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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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First Black woman to receive an MD...Rebecca Lee Crumpler

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Abraham Lincoln in Color (1865

This is a very famous photo of President Lincoln from February 5th, 1865. The President would be assassinated a short two months later at Ford’s Theatre. I also found a colorized photo of the one taken by Alexander Gardner. Compare the two of them … the colorized one looks amazing, and kind of spooky.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

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