Rescued east African slaves crowd the deck of the HMS Daphne. - Extremely rare photo of packed slave merchant ship. Rescued slaves aboard HMS Daphne, a British Royal Navy vessel involved in anti-slave trade activities in the Indian Ocean, 1868
Civil rights activist James Zwerg after being beaten by a white mob in Montgomery, Alabama during the Freedom Ride, After the beating he had to wait two hours for treatment as no white crew would pick him up.
Real-Life Django, Bass Reeves: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.
Home is where your own president doesnt *&^% you over when you are innocent. The Presidents of the United States of America. Reminds me of grade when I had to memorize all of them to pass history class.
Elizabeth Ann Grier, the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia. She was an emancipated slave who alternated every year of her medical education with a year of picking cotton in order to pay for her training.
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Joan, a 19 year old freedom rider, was sentenced to two months in prison for her involvement in the integration of a Jackson, Mississippi bound train. She served more than the required two months because each addition day