A portrait of Lucille Ball from 1944. “In Vibrant Color: Vintage Celebrity Portraits From the Harry Warnecke Studio,” an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, consists of color photographic portraits of 24 noteworthy people from the last century.
Rosa Parks: Change the world in a single bus ride? Rosa Parks did. Parks wasn’t the first African American to refuse to give up her seat for a white passenger on public transit, but she was the one who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which made the US civil rights movement world news. Parks reminds us that even small acts of defiance can have a huge impact. Photo: Mickey Adair