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Charles Hamilton Houston is known as "The Man That Killed Jim Crow". I have a lot of respect for the life and legacy of this individual. Click through and visit the blog to learn more about Thurgood Marshall's mentor.

A photo of a young Frederick Douglass. The perfect image for today because I always remember, celebrate and re-read his landmark speech "What to the Slave is the 4th of July" every Independence Day. Click through and visit the blog to read the entire speech for yourself and see actors reading and re-enacting the speech as well.

What to the Slave is the 4th of July? by Frederick Douglass

.Very inspirational. Sometimes you just got to keep on keepin' on...

  • Joy Nash

    The word CAN'T is was and is not part of their vocabulary

I'm still inspired by the story of Kelvin Doe, a 16 year old self-taught engineer and inventor from Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Kelvin Doe: An Inspiration for Us All

Dexter King and his father, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Warrior, Scholar and Brother. El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, better known as Malcolm X.

Mary McLeod Bethune! Her love for education and passion for making sure all had access to education is very inspirational to me!