The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. ~ additional comment from Colleen Griffin re: comment…
Emily Perez, was the first female African American Cadet Command Sergeant Major in the history of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. She was deployed to Iraq in December as a Medical Service Corps officer and killed when a makeshift bomb exploded near her Humvee during combat operations in Al Kifl, near Najaf. Aged 23, she was the first female graduate of West Point to die in the Iraq War
I know right? Being native american can be hard. Cause i know. It also really sucks sometimes, so dont tell me shit like, 'oh you get money?!', 'what the hell, you have land?!', cause dont tell me jack shit if you dont know whats really going on
How Americans attended lynchings like a family event is a sorrowful sight. How the United States people tolerated lynching of African Americans and was accepted as the norm is beyond comprehension. An embarrassing time for Americans in history.
Never Forget: Amerika’z Forgotten Mass Lynching: When 237 Black Sharecropperz Were Murdered In Arkansas
Civil rights movement - one of the most distributing moments in American history, but I will forever never take for granted for all of the known and unknown citizens of this country who took and stand and stood for something.