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During a Ku Klux Klan rally in Georgia, Todd Robertson, a photographer for The Gainsnville Times, was sent to capture the moment. There were 66 Klan members and three officers at the rally with about 100 onlookers.  Robertson followed a mother and her children. Her two young boys were dressed in the Klan robes with the pointy white hats. To Robertson's shock, one of the boys went up to an African An American officer and looked into his shield. Before his mother could snatch him away,

During a Ku Klux Klan rally in Georgia, Todd Robertson, a photographer for The Gainsnville Times, was sent to capture the moment. There were 66 Klan members and three officers at the rally with about 100 onlookers. Robertson followed a mother and her children. Her two young boys were dressed in the Klan robes with the pointy white hats. To Robertson's shock, one of the boys went up to an African An American officer and looked into his shield. Before his mother could snatch him away,

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

Le tombe di una donna cattolica e suo marito protestante, Olanda, 1888

Le tombe di una donna cattolica e suo marito protestante, Olanda, 1888

In the early 1900s, children were sometimes send by parcel post, since postal stamps were cheaper than train tickets

In the early 1900s, children were sometimes send by parcel post, since postal stamps were cheaper than train tickets

Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History:  www.history.com/...

Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History: www.history.com/...

"[Harriet Tubman] became the only woman in U.S. history to plan and lead both white and black soldiers in such a military coup. [This] activity...caused black feminists in Roxbury, Massachusetts to organize themselves during the seventies as the Combahee River Collective. When Tubman died, she was given a military burial with honors. It is also Tubman’s work as an abolitionist, advocate for women’s suffrage, and care for the elderly that informs black feminist thought." --Wilma…

A role model for black feminism: Harriet Ross Tubman

"[Harriet Tubman] became the only woman in U.S. history to plan and lead both white and black soldiers in such a military coup. [This] activity...caused black feminists in Roxbury, Massachusetts to organize themselves during the seventies as the Combahee River Collective. When Tubman died, she was given a military burial with honors. It is also Tubman’s work as an abolitionist, advocate for women’s suffrage, and care for the elderly that informs black feminist thought." --Wilma…

On June 12, 1967 the US Supreme Court ruled in Loving v Virginia that state laws forbidding interracial marriage were unconstitutional. Despite this Supreme Court ruling, such laws remained on the books, although unenforceable, in several states until 2000, when Alabama became the last state to repeal its law against mixed-race marriage. #TodayInBlackHistory

On June 12, 1967 the US Supreme Court ruled in Loving v Virginia that state laws forbidding interracial marriage were unconstitutional. Despite this Supreme Court ruling, such laws remained on the books, although unenforceable, in several states until 2000, when Alabama became the last state to repeal its law against mixed-race marriage. #TodayInBlackHistory

There were plans to issue dog tags to children during the cold war. Just in the event of a nuclear attack so the kid's bodies could be ID'd.

There were plans to issue dog tags to children during the cold war. Just in the event of a nuclear attack so the kid's bodies could be ID'd.

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