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"Don't be afraid." That's what Ruby Bridges's mother told her on November 4, 1960. Little Ruby listened carefully to the advice. Soon, four United States federal court marshals, or officers, arrived at the Bridges family home in New Orleans, La., to drive the first grader to William Frantz Public School. A screaming mob was waiting. People stood near the building shouting. Ruby held her head high. With the marshals surrounding her, the 6-year-old walked into the school and into history

"Don't be afraid." That's what Ruby Bridges's mother told her on November Court marshals, or officers, arrived to drive the first grader to William Frantz Public School. People stood near the building shouting and the walked into the school.

Mildred and Richard Loving. The Lovings were an interracial married couple who were criminally charged under a Virginia statute banning such marriages. With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Lovings filed suit seeking to overturn the law. In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in their favor, striking down the Virginia statute and all state anti-miscegenation laws as unconstitutional violations of the Fourteenth Amendment.

The Loving family. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.

Segregated Bus, Texas 1956. Another "splendid" example of "Christian charity" in action, right? unn huh.  :(

This image shows the segregation of buses in Texas and how black people were told to sit in the back of the bus. The front of the bus were only for white people. In some buses, signs were even placed to let people know where their place was to sit.

Trump Told Soldier's Widow He Knew 'What He Signed Up For,' Rep. Says

Trump Told Soldier's Widow He Knew 'What He Signed Up For,' Rep. Says — NBC News

Trump Told Soldier's Widow He Knew 'What He Signed Up For,' Rep. Says

Irena Sendler. Polish social worker who saved 2500 Jewish children in Warsaw and was tortured by the Gestapo.

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler: A WWII Hero's Story

"Faith In Humanity Restored"- um how can Al Gore beating this woman out of the Nobel Peace Prize restore faith in humanity! My faith will be restored when people like this woman beat fame whores like Al Gore out of the Nobel Prize! Wake-up world!

Full length sitting portrait of mature African American man wearing dark overcoat dark striped pants light shirt tie hat and classes holding cane...

Full length sitting portrait of mature African American man wearing dark overcoat dark striped pants light shirt tie hat and classes holding cane...

1935    A man makes his own protest sign against unemployment.

The great depression Many people would make signs to find themselves work. This man has 3 kids to provide for. He is talking about how he has all these things but just wants one job. People were desperate for jobs.

A photo by Gerald Waller ~ A 6-year-old orphan from Austria ecstatically embraces a brand-new pair of shoes just given to him by the Red Cross, 1946...

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

Thomas Mundy Peterson, first African American to vote,31st March 1870.

Thomas Mundy Peterson (October 1824 – February of Perth Amboy, New Jersey was the first African-American to vote in an election under the just-enacted provisions of the Amendment to the United States Constitution. His vote was cast on March

On June 5, 2004, Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States, died after having suffered from Alzheimer's disease for nearly a decade. Here Nancy Reagan says her last goodbyes to the president just before the interment.

Death and State Funeral of Ronald Reagan ~ Nancy Reagan says her last goodbye to the President. A true love story, and a heart breaking scene. Thank-you President Reagan.

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