Robert Chambliss is taken into custody in 1963 in Birmingham, Ala., for planting 19 sticks of dynamite in the basement of the Street Baptist Church. The blast killed four little girls and injured dozens more.
CLARK GABLE - Said to be the original “tall, dark and handsome” actor. Worth noting, that when he saw “colored” and “white” bathrooms on the set of Gone With The Wind, he refused to continue working until all of the cast members were treated equally.
WWII -- original caption: "Willa Beatrice Brown, a Negro American, serves her country by training pilots for the U. She is the first african american woman to receive a commission as a Lieutenant in the U.
1863 or 1864 - 8 former slaves toured northern states to raise money for African-American schools in New Orleans, used 4 children with mixed-race ancestry & pale complexions to evoke sympathy - Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs & Augusta Broujey