Mary Church Terrell (September 23, 1863 – July 24, 1954), daughter of former slaves, was one of the first African-American women to earn a college degree. She became an activist who led several important associations and worked for civil rights and suffrage.
FREEDOM IS NOT FREE Army PFC Keith M. Williams, 19, of Visalia, California. Died July 24, 2014, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion,12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Mirugol Kalay, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. AMERICAN HERO
William Poole (July 24, 1821 – March 8, 1855), also known as Bill the Butcher, was the leader of the New York City gang Bowery Boys, a bare-knuckle boxer, and a leader of the Know Nothing political movement.