Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a
The original Betty Boop - This is Ms. doesn't she look familiar to most of us? She was a black entertainer in the her stage name was Baby Esther and her hit song was " boop oop a doop" which cartoon character is she?
The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Australian Silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Pr
Queen Nzinga [Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba Queen Anna Nzinga, also known as Ana de Sousa Nzinga Mbande, was a queen of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbundu people in Angola. Wikipedia Born: Angola Died: December Kingdom of Matamba]
Azie Taylor Morton served as Treasurer of the United States during the Carter administration. She remains the only African American to hold that office. Her signature was printed on U. currency during her tenure