A hashtag started by activist Michael Skolnik had everyone cooing. was a reminder that like the rest of us, POTUS can barely contain himself around adorable little ones. See all the best moments captured right here.
Titanic Anniversary Sheds Light On Passengers Of Color: Who Were They?
Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Long before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus, a young school teacher refused to move from the Ladies Car on the train on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. When she was removed from the train, she sued and won proving that a woman of color could make her voice heard. Although the decision was later over-turned, Ida B. Wells-Barnett kept raising her voice, educating Americans and Europeans about the horrors of lynching, and other social injustices.
REST IN POWER | Lemoyne Owen College + Fisk University | SNCC Chairman + DC Councilman + "Mayor For Life" Marion Barry | Marion Barry (1936-2014) was a four-term Mayor of the District of Columbia. In 1958, Barry earned a BS degree in Chemistry from Lemoyne-Owen College where he had been president of the student chapter of the NAACP. In 1960, her received a M.S. degree in chemistry from Fisk University. He helped organize a NAACP Chapter at Fisk and was a leader of Nashville's first…
March 25, 1965 25,000 people (Led By Dr Martin Luther King & His wife Coretta Scott King) marched from St. Jude to the steps of the State Capitol Building of Montgomery Alabama in the last of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery Marches. The 2 marches that followed led to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (a landmark achievement of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement).