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Kathrine Switzer (born 1947) was the first woman to "illegally" run in the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry.  This angered race official Jock Semple, who grabbed her yelled "Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers!"      He was unsuccessful.

Kathrine Switzer (born was the first woman to "illegally" run in the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. This angered race official Jock Semple, who grabbed her yelled "Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers!" He was unsuccessful.

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Never forget…Dorothy Counts being mocked by an entirely white audience on enrollment day at Harding High School, September I know I could not have sent my daughter into that den of hate and violence!

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Fannie Lou Hamer: Voting Rights & Civil Rights Activist "All my life I've been sick and tired. Now I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired." "Nobody's free until everybody's free.

Waiting to vote in Alabama in 1965, after the Voting Rights Act was passed.

Waiting to vote in Alabama in after the Voting Rights Act was passed. of Republican senators voted for it, as did of Democratic senators. William Fulbright, who Clinton bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom in voted no.

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Kenenisa Bekele, Haile Gebrselassie and Mo Farah race during the Great North Run on September 15, 2013 in Gateshead, England.

Kenenisa Bekele, Haile Gebrselassie and Mo Farah race during the Great North Run on September 2013 in Gateshead, England.

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El saludo Black Power del medallista de oro Tommie Smith y el de bronce John Carlos durante los Juegos Olímpicos de verano en 1968.

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The Black Power salute of gold medallist Tommie Smith and bronze medalist John Carlos during the 1968 Summer Olympic Games. 32 Epic Historic Photos That We'll Never Live Up To.

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