Louise Day Hicks (lower right) joined a large gathering of demonstrators outside the State House in Boston to protest busing of school children and to repeal the state's racial imbalance law, May 2, 1973. Hicks had long maintained that public schools in Boston were neither separate nor unequal.
Charles Monroe Sheldon, pastor of Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, organized the first Black kindergarten west of the Mississippi River. He is best known for his novel "In His Steps" or "What Would Jesus Do?" between 1900 & 1920