angela davis. Former leader of the Black Panther Party. Started their breakfast program. Political prisoner, author (Women, Race, and Class is a must read), activist, scholar. "Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other."
When Albert Einstein met Charlie Chaplin. Einstein said, "What I admire most about your art, is its universality. You do not say a word, and yet ... the world understands you." "It's true", replied Chaplin, "But your fame is even greater: The world admires you, when nobody understands you."
Clara Hale - Mother Hale cared for over 500 children in her lifetime. She founded the Hale House, the first care center in the U.S. for infants born addicted to drugs. She was revolutionary in caring for needs of children. www.halehouse.org...
Princess Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaaya Akiiki of Toro is the Batebe of the Kingdom of Toro. She is a Ugandan lawyer, politician, diplomat, model and actress. She was the first female East African to be admitted to the English Bar. She is a paternal aunt of the current King of Toro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV. She briefly (February 1974 - November 1974) served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Idi Amin.
Martin Luther King Jr. was one the most powerful leaders of the African-American protest movement of the 1950s and 60s. He spearheaded mass action through marches, sit-ins, boycotts and nonviolent demonstrations, which profoundly affected America's attitudes toward racial prejudice and discrimination. In 1963, he became the first African-American honored as TIME magazine's Man of the Year, and he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. This stamp was issued in 1979. #BlackHistoryMonth