Navajo Code Talker Wilfred Billey joined the U. Marine Corps in 1943 as part of the second wave of Navajo code talkers. He was responsible for the Navajo inscription on the group's 2001 Congressional Gold Medal.
Dr Dorothy Height civil rights and women's rights activist. She was the president of the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in and the Congressional Gold Medal in
ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall.
Soror Dorothy Irene Height was an administrator, educator, and social activist. She was the president of the National Council of Negro Women for forty years, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in and the Congressional Gold Medal in
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"Arnie and Jack in Washington -- Arnold Palmer receives the Congressional Gold Medal in the Rotunda of the Capitol Building. Jack Nicklaus was one of the speakers and the two men had a nice moment at the end of Jack's speech. It's events like these that really make me appreciate what I do and the legends of the game I get to work with." -- Chris Condon, PGA TOUR Photographer
World War II Tuskegee Airmen - In Connie Napier was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.
Original Montford Point Marine Henry Jackson was among the first African-Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps. He was among 500 of his comrades to be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal last June and will be featured in a Black History Mont