"Sure there are a few good whites just as much as there are a few bad Blacks. However what we are concerned here with is group attitudes and group politics. The exception does not make a lie or the rule - it merely substantiates it.
Harriett Tubman was a main founder of the Underground Railroad. She would help slaves travel to the north to become free. She is an influential black woman because she put her life in danger to free thousands of others.
Thurgood Marshall (July 1908 – January was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October Marshall was the Court's justice and its first African-American justice.