In 1952, Ruby McCollum, the wealthiest African-American woman in Live Oak, murdered the town’s beloved doctor, a white man named Leroy Adams. She said it was the only way she knew to end six years of rape. The case would help show that a persistent form of bondage plagued the South for a century after the Civil War — “paramour rights,” the assumption that white men had a right to use African-American women for sex.
Charles Eastman, an indian who was sent away to "white man" school to assimilate. Eventually ended up at Pine Ridge Reservation and treated the injured after the Wounded Knee massacre. He married Elaine Goodale and had five children. After Wounded Knee he became an advocate for the Sioux. http://www.google.com/imgres?q=charles+eastman&hl=en&sa=X&biw=1366&bih=574&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsbo&tbnid=WZ