Wilma Rudolph, Olympic track legend
U.S. boxing legend Muhammad Ali (top) smiles as he stands behind his Daughter Laila Ali, after her super-middleweight fight against Asa Sandell of Sweden in Berlin December 17, 2005
British punk rocker Poly Styrene (born Marian Joan Elliot-Said) Styrene was a black girl innovating a musical genre dominated by white men and a punk who rocked neon colors when black was the reigning fashion trend. She was the front woman of the X-Ray Spex.
♥ ♥ ♥ London, August 1980, L-R (back) Debbie Harry of Blondie, Viv Albertine of The Slits, Siouxsie Sioux of Siouxsie And The Banshees, (Front) Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, Poly Styrene of X-Ray Spex, and Pauline Black of The Selecter. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)
SARTORIAL LOOKS #44 PORTRAITURE | Photo of Léopold Sédar Senghor ca Nov 4, 1940 from French train ticket. Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906 - 2001) Senghor is credited both with creating the concept of négritude, the black consciousness movement of the French-speaking world, and ensuring the transition of his West African country from colony to respectful independence. Read more on Senghor