Civil Rights

Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin spent years in the background of the shadows of the great civil rights leader of the 1960′s, despite being the man who taught, organized and led them.

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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass was the most well-known Black person in America as he bravely fought for the cause of the abolishment of slavery in the United States.

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Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

Many remember Rosa Parks simply as a woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus but her contributions to and role in Black History can not be understated or under-appreciated.

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Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall is known as the first Black Justice of the United States Supreme Court but he is really defined by his work as a civil rights lawyer which redefined  life in the United States.

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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Perhaps one of the most amazing and inspirational figures to spring up not only in African American culture but in world terms is that of Harriet Tubman. She dedicated herself to the liberation and freedom of her people from the tyranny that was slavery, putting her own life on the line in order to do it.

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