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In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered u...

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered u...

Looks at the events leading up to the Civil Rights Act and the impact of this…

Passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Hardcover)

Looks at the events leading up to the Civil Rights Act and the impact of this…

This is awesome. Overcame sexism, racism, and war to improve the understanding of science. :)

A great woman…

This is awesome. Overcame sexism, racism, and war to improve the understanding of science. :)

Helen Keller  1880-1960   For overcoming her deaf & blindness and becoming an Author, an Activist and a Humanitarian.

Noted Deaf and Blind Ldr. Helen Keller Wearing Hat

Helen Keller 1880-1960 For overcoming her deaf & blindness and becoming an Author, an Activist and a Humanitarian.

Loving biracial family back in the day. Robert and Mildred Loving , who helped change America for the better.

Loving biracial family back in the day. Robert and Mildred Loving , who helped change America for the better.

Migrant Mother, Nipomo California 1936 - by Dorothea Lange. My favourite photograph. The picture that made me become a photographer. And the first picture that made me realise what emotion photography could bring.

Migrant Mother, Nipomo California 1936 - by Dorothea Lange. My favourite photograph. The picture that made me become a photographer. And the first picture that made me realise what emotion photography could bring.

Claudette Colvin. Nine months before Rosa Parks’ famous bus boycott, Colvin at 15 refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. She was inspired to stand up for her rights after learning about African American leaders in school. Civil rights leaders didn't publicize her story because she became an unwed mother. How sad is that? - Nicky J.

Claudette Colvin. Nine months before Rosa Parks’ famous bus boycott, Colvin at 15 refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. She was inspired to stand up for her rights after learning about African American leaders in school. Civil rights leaders didn't publicize her story because she became an unwed mother. How sad is that? - Nicky J.

This picture was taken in 1917, and shows a woman at a suffrage protest. The women were protesting the recent arrest and incarceration of some of their fellow protesters.

This picture was taken in 1917, and shows a woman at a suffrage protest. The women were protesting the recent arrest and incarceration of some of their fellow protesters.

You Can Jail A Revolutionary,  But You Can't Jail The Revolution ... Huey Newton

You Can Jail A Revolutionary, But You Can't Jail The Revolution ... Huey Newton

It took 40,000 Black ppl walking to work for 381 days in Montgomery bus boycott, & Rosa Parks, to make history.

It took 40,000 Black ppl walking to work for 381 days in Montgomery bus boycott, & Rosa Parks, to make history.

June 11th, 1963: Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested in Florida for attempting to integrate restaurants.

June 11th, 1963: Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested in Florida for attempting to integrate restaurants.

Freedom Riders Mug Shots

Mugshots of civil rights activist Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961.