Sit-in at the Woolworths lunch counter in Jackson, Mississippi, 1963.  Annie Moody (far right) was a student at Tougaloo College in Jackson. Mustard and ketchup drip off her forehead. Joan Trumpauer (center), a white student at Tougaloo, had been doused with mustard, ketchup, water, Coca-Cola, and spray paint.  Tougaloo professor John Salter (left) is covered in condiments and blood.  He had been hit with brass knuckles.

Sit-in at the Woolworths lunch counter in Jackson, Mississippi, 1963. Annie Moody (far right) was a student at Tougaloo College in Jackson. Mustard and ketchup drip off her forehead. Joan Trumpauer (center), a white student at Tougaloo, had been doused with mustard, ketchup, water, Coca-Cola, and spray paint. Tougaloo professor John Salter (left) is covered in condiments and blood. He had been hit with brass knuckles.

Three African American students Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr., 18, Delano Herman Middleton, 17 and Henry Ezekial Smith, 18 were killed by police on February 8, 1968. They were students at one of America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) South Carolina State University. Referred to as the Orangeburg Massacre. South Carolina Highway Patrol officers shot and killed protesters on campus on the evening of February 8, 1968.

Three African American students Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr., 18, Delano Herman Middleton, 17 and Henry Ezekial Smith, 18 were killed by police on February 8, 1968. They were students at one of America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) South Carolina State University. Referred to as the Orangeburg Massacre. South Carolina Highway Patrol officers shot and killed protesters on campus on the evening of February 8, 1968.

Berlin Olympics, 1936 : The German silver medalist was the first to congratulate Jesse Owens and they took a lap of honour around the stadium together as the crowd rose to salute them both. "It took a lot of courage for him to befriend me in front of Hitler," said Owens later. "You can melt down all the medals and cups I have and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Lutz Long at that moment."

Berlin Olympics, 1936 : The German silver medalist was the first to congratulate Jesse Owens and they took a lap of honour around the stadium together as the crowd rose to salute them both. "It took a lot of courage for him to befriend me in front of Hitler," said Owens later. "You can melt down all the medals and cups I have and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Lutz Long at that moment."

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“One Horse Charley” was the nickname of a noted black cowboy who rode with the Shoshone Indians.  He was a well-known black cowboy all over Nevada. www.blackcowboys.com

“One Horse Charley” was the nickname of a noted black cowboy who rode with the Shoshone Indians. He was a well-known black cowboy all over Nevada. www.blackcowboys.com

Jimmie Lee Jackson (1938 - 1965) was a civil rights protestor who was shot and killed by Alabama State Trooper James Bonard Fowler in 1965. Jackson was unarmed and attempting to protect his mother from police brutality. His death inspired the Selma to Montgomery marches, an important event in the American Civil Rights movement. He was 26 years old. — in Selma, AL.

Jimmie Lee Jackson (1938 - 1965) was a civil rights protestor who was shot and killed by Alabama State Trooper James Bonard Fowler in 1965. Jackson was unarmed and attempting to protect his mother from police brutality. His death inspired the Selma to Montgomery marches, an important event in the American Civil Rights movement. He was 26 years old. — in Selma, AL.

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