Dr. Condoleezza Rice, PhD, American political scientist, pianist, professor & diplomat. She was the 1st African American woman, the 2nd African American & the 2nd woman to serve as US Secretary of State. She also was the 1st woman to serve as National Security Advisor. She has been criticized for her connection to George W. Bush, WMD/Iraq War, her conservative views & lack of engagement with the Black community. She is currently a Stanford professor & Hoover Institute Sr. Fellow.
Colin Luther Powell is a United States statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army.He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (20012005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American appointed to that position. He was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Kritzinger was a German official and state secretary in the Reich Chancellery during the period of Nazi Germany. He was the deputy head of the Reich Chancellery under Hans Lammers, and was present at the Wannsee Conference as Lammers' representative. After the war he was arrested and tried at Nuremberg. He publicly declared himself ashamed of the atrocities committed by the Nazi regime. He was released, and died in Nuremberg the following year.
Condoleezza Rice was born November 14, 1954, in Birmingham, Alabama. She grew up surrounded by racism in the segregated South but went on to become the first woman and first African American to be a Stanford University provost. She was appointed National Security Adviser by George W. Bush in 2001, and served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States from January 2005-2009.
Harry T. Moore of Brevard County, Florida has been called the first civil rights martyr. He founded the first branch of the NAACP in his state and later became its state secretary. On Dec. 25, 1951, Harry and Harriette Moore were the fatal victims of a house bomb. It was their wedding anniversary.
Ronald Harmon 'Ron' Brown (August 1, 1941–April 3, 1996) was the United States Secretary of Commerce, serving during the first term of President Bill Clinton. He was the first African American to hold this position. He was killed, along with 34 others, in a 1996 plane crash in Croatia
C.S.A. President Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889).. West Point Graduate 1828, U.S. Army 2nd Lieutenant 1828-1833, 1st Lieutenant & Unit Staff Officer 1833-1838, Member U.S. House of Representatives 1845 , Colonel & War Hero (Mexican-American War) 1846, United States Senator 1847-1851 & 1857-1861, United States Secretary of War 1853-1857, President Confederate States of America 1861-1865...