Civil Rights leaders at Clark Atlanta in 1960

25 Old-School Photos of HBCU Students

President Lyndon B. Johnson, right, talks with civil rights leaders in his White House office in Washington.

President Lyndon B. Johnson, right, talks with civil rights leaders in his White House office in Washington.

George Gibbs, Jr. was the first black man to go to the Antarctica, the South Pole. He began his exploration through the U.S. Navy. He was also a civil rights leader and World War IIGeorge Gibbs, Jr. was the first black man to go to the Antarctica, the South Pole. He began his exploration through the U.S. Navy. He was also a civil rights leader and World War II Navy Gunner. Gibbs was born in Jacksonville, Florida on November 7, 1916. He later moved to Brooklyn, New York, where […]  The post…

George Gibbs, Jr. was the first black man to go to the Antarctica, the South Pole. He began his exploration through the U.S. Navy. He was also a civil rights leader and World War IIGeorge Gibbs, Jr. was the first black man to go to the Antarctica, the South Pole. He began his exploration through the U.S. Navy. He was also a civil rights leader and World War II Navy Gunner. Gibbs was born in Jacksonville, Florida on November 7, 1916. He later moved to Brooklyn, New York, where […] The post…

Another message of condolence to the family of an icon, this time photographer Don Hogan Charles, whose iconic images of Black Civil Rights leader Malcolm X and 1960s.

Another message of condolence to the family of an icon, this time photographer Don Hogan Charles, whose iconic images of Black Civil Rights leader Malcolm X and

Coretta Scott King - An icon of Women's History, and a single mom. Celebrating Women's History Month. #thesinglemombomb #womenshistorymonth #singlemothers

Coretta Scott King(April an American author, activist and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King Jr. she helped lead the African-American Civil right movement in the

Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech (1963)

Martin Luther King Jr's 'I have a dream' speech (1963

"Have a Dream" Speech Site: The National Mall, Washington, D. people descended on the Lincoln Memorial as Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer dedicated her life to securing universal…

Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer dedicated her life to securing universal voting rights and eliminating racial injustice. and became a leader in the civil rights movement. Thank you, Fannie Lou

Black civil rights leaders say Trump judicial nominee is 'a product of the modern white supremacist machine'

Black civil rights leaders say Trump judicial nominee is 'a product of the modern white supremacist machine'

He defended North Carolina's voter suppression law. Now he's set to become a federal judge there.

Civil rights activist Medgar Evers was born July 2, 1925, in Decatur, Mississippi. In 1954, he became the first state field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi. As such, he organized voter-registration efforts, demonstrations, and economic boycotts of companies that practiced discrimination. He also worked to investigate crimes perpetrated against blacks.

Medgar Evers was a civil rights activist who organized voter-registration efforts, demonstrations and boycotts of companies that practiced discrimination.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Barak Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela

Many people compared Obama to people like MLK, Nelson Mandela, and Malcolm X because he was the first African American President

The worst thing a man can do is nothing. - James Armstrong James Armstrong served many civil rights leaders during his time. He was known to many as "The Barber of Birmingham." His most notable clients includedThe worst thing a man can do is nothing. – James Armstrong James Armstrong served many civil rights leaders during his time. He was known to many as “The Barber of Birmingham.” His most notable clients included Dr. King and Rev. Shuttlesworth. Armstrong was an Army veteran who had the…

The worst thing a man can do is nothing. - James Armstrong James Armstrong served many civil rights leaders during his time. He was known to many as "The Barber of Birmingham." His most notable clients includedThe worst thing a man can do is nothing. – James Armstrong James Armstrong served many civil rights leaders during his time. He was known to many as “The Barber of Birmingham.” His most notable clients included Dr. King and Rev. Shuttlesworth. Armstrong was an Army veteran who had the…

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