Mildred Loving greeting her husband Richard on their front porch, King and Queen County Virginia. April 1965
Paul Robeson was a famous African-American athlete, singer, actor, and advocate for the civil rights of people around the world. He rose to prominence in a time when segregation was legal in the United States, and Black people were being lynched by racist mobs, especially in the South.
Claudette Colvin. Nine months before Rosa Parks’ famous bus boycott, Colvin at 15 refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. She was inspired to stand up for her rights after learning about African American leaders in school. Civil rights leaders didn't publicize her story because she became an unwed mother.
Unlikely couple. Early 20th century. -------- I really would like to know who this couple was, and the story around them. Given the era, if they were married, it was unlikely that he took her home to the west. Mixed raced marriages were anything but well received.