Pacific Ocean, (Jun 4, 1998) The attack submarine USS Columbus (SSN 762) home ported at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, conducts an emergency surface training exercise, 35 miles off the coast of Oahu, HI. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class David C. Duncan (RELEASED)
RUTH ODOM BONNER, DAUGHTER OF A SLAVE, OPENED NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE [VIDEO] - Ruth’s father, Elijah Odom, was born into servitude in Mississippi. He was born a slave. As a young boy, he ran to his freedom. He lived through Reconstruction and he lived through Jim Crow. But he went on to farm, and graduate from medical school and raise a family.