The Kru would fight vehemently and even take their own lives before surrendering to enslavement. Because of their tenacity, they were labeled as difficult and less valuable in the slave trade. Apart from their strength in resistance, the Kru were known for their ability to effortlessly navigate the seas.

Kru People: The Africans Who Vigilantly Refused to Be Captured into Slavery

The Kru would fight vehemently and even take their own lives before surrendering to enslavement. Because of their tenacity, they were labeled as difficult and less valuable in the slave trade. Apart from their strength in resistance, the Kru were known for their ability to effortlessly navigate the seas.

He was an African American legal giant. She was a Filipino American secretary…

Thurgood Marshall’s interracial love: ‘I don’t care what people think. I’m marrying you.’

He was an African American legal giant. She was a Filipino American secretary…

First Lady Michelle Obama wipes away tears as she listens to her husband President Barack Obama speak at the dedication ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, 9/24/16. S&G

First Lady Michelle Obama wipes away tears as she listens to her husband President Barack Obama speak at the dedication ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, 9/24/16. S&G

Inspiring: women's suffrage flyer from 1920 Found at Missouri History Museum.

Inspiring: women's suffrage flyer from 1920 Found at Missouri History Museum.

Seventy three years ago Hans and Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst were guillotined by the Nazis in Munich for bravely opposing the Fascist Tyranny. Named after a Spanish novel (Rosa Blanco). The Group coordinated efforts on Campus for Civil Rights and Opposition to Nazi policies. Among their efforts on campus were weekly discussion groups, painting …

Seventy three years ago Hans and Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst were guillotined by the Nazis in Munich for bravely opposing the Fascist Tyranny. Named after a Spanish novel (Rosa Blanco). The Group coordinated efforts on Campus for Civil Rights and Opposition to Nazi policies. Among their efforts on campus were weekly discussion groups, painting …

Clara Brown was born a slave in Virginia in 1800, She was separated from her 4 children at auction in 1835. Freed at her owner's death, she traveled west as a cook on a gold-rush wagon train to Denver. Aspiring to make enough money to buy her children's freedom, Brown opened a laundry; by 1866, she had $10,000, mining claims, & real estate. Two of her children died, & she lost track of her son. In 1882, Brown finally reunited with her daughter and granddaughter in Council Bluffs, Iowa,

Clara Brown was born a slave in Virginia in 1800, She was separated from her 4 children at auction in 1835. Freed at her owner's death, she traveled west as a cook on a gold-rush wagon train to Denver. Aspiring to make enough money to buy her children's freedom, Brown opened a laundry; by 1866, she had $10,000, mining claims, & real estate. Two of her children died, & she lost track of her son. In 1882, Brown finally reunited with her daughter and granddaughter in Council Bluffs, Iowa,

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