Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. Brigadier General Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. (1877 or 1880 – November 26, 1970) was the first African-American general officer in the United States Army. He was the father of Air Force General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Going in Social Studies > History > Civil Rights
Desmond Tutu & Nelson Mandela. I'm lucky to have met Arch Tutu on SAS, and worry that our future children won't be able to understand what he and Mandela fought for once their generation is no longer here to tell the tale firsthand.
Andrew Koonce Andrew is a master violinist from Atlanta. He was named Concertmaster of the Georgia Music Association’s All-State Middle School Orchestra. The title goes to the most skilled musician in the section.
When the American Civil War broke out, Velazquez, a Cuban immigrant who grew up in New Orleans, disguised herself as a man to fight as a Confederate soldier, then spied as a double agent for the Union. Contemporary research shows she was one of about a thousand women soldiers who fought in the Civil War. | PBS, May 24