Tegla Laroupe (1973 - ) Tegla Laroupe held the womens marathon world record and won many prestigious marathons. Since retiring from running, she has devoted herself to various initiatives promoting peace, education and womens rights. In her native Kenya, her Peace Race and Peace Foundation have been widely praised for helping to end tribal conflict.
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#FBF Gil Edward Noble: Television Reporter and Interviewer Was Known for His Documentary Films About The Famous & Not So Famous Black People. His Goal Was To Shed The Light On The FALSE STEREOTYPICAL Description of Black People and Their Contributions To Society
Stokley Carmichael made his famous "Black Power" speech (June 17, 1966) which he called on "black people in this country to "unite, recognize their heritage & build a sense of community." He also urged all African Americans to reject the values of American society. Another quote "Every courthouse in Mississippi ought to be burned tomorrow to get rid of the dirt." Included in his speech were references to his support for Marxist ideas - a clear move away from the beliefs of Martin Luther…