Jesse Eugene Russell: father of the cell phone Jesse Eugene Russell is an African-American inventor who brought the world cell phones. Trained as an electrical engineer at Tennessee State University, at Russell is recognized globally as a thought-lea
Characters in my novel, Holding True, celebrate this event. In James Meredith was the first African American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi, an event that was a flashpoint in the American civil rights movement.
Rosa Parks: Change the world in a single bus ride? Rosa Parks did. Parks wasn’t the first oppressed American to refuse to give up her seat for a white passenger on public transit, but she was the one who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.