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Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.

From slavery to entrepreneur, Biddy Mason  Date:  Sat, 1818-08-15 *On this date in 1818, Bridget "Biddy" Mason was born. She was a once illiterate Black slave woman who worked as a nurse/midwife and then walked from Mississippi to California to become a successful entrepreneur and a generous contributor to social causes.

Biddy Mason won freedom from slavery, worked as a nurse/midwife and then became a successful entrepreneur and a generous contributor to social causes.

Viola Gregg Liuzzo (1925-1965) was the first white female civil rights activist killed during the American civil rights movement. She was horrified by the images of the “Bloody Sunday” voting rights march in Alabama in March 1965. Therefore, she traveled to Selma, saying the struggle was everybody's fight;. While shuttling marchers in her car, she was shot and murdered by a Ku Klux Klan member. One of four Klansmen in the car was Gary Thomas Rowe, Jr. who turned out to be an FBI informant.

Viola Liuzzo was murdered on March 1965 after the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March. She was a civil rights activist from Michigan. She is the only white woman honored at the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial.

For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Her radical activism challenged the racist and sexist sentiment in a time when it was assumed that women were biologically determined to stay at home barefoot and pregnant.   The Chicago police labeled her more dangerous than a thousand rioters..

The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.” For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Her radical activism cha

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thisisqueenesther: “Black Seminole woman and child. — The Black Seminoles are an offshoot of the Gullah who escaped from rice plantations in Georgia and South Carolina. They built their own.

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This was Jeanne Calment-  she passed away in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85, and was still riding a bicycle at 100. At 113 she was known as the last living person to have personally met vincent van gogh! She lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115. Ms. Calment is one of the longest lifetimes in documented history! What an awesome lady!

Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115 An amazing and well documented life. Wikipedia her!

Coretta Scott King

Civil rights activist Mrs. Coretta Scott King with a church hat and outfit leaving church November

Martin Luther King, Jr with his father and son, Atlanta, Georgia, March 22, 1963.  Photo by Richard Avedon.

Photo by Richard Avedon - Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. with his father and son, Atlanta, Georgia, 1963

Same places, different times

Once upon a time.History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004

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