Monday, September 24, 2018

Tag: Claudette Colvin

10 Underrated Black History Heroes

Heroes like Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks have always been featured within Black history. However, there are numerous Black heroes who don't get...

10 Historical Black Figures You Need to Know...

Black History Month is a perfect time to reflect on the great and expansive history of Black people across the diaspora. But, it also...

9 Black Female Freedom Fighters Who Deserve...

The New York-based advocacy group, Woman on 20's, conducted a campaign to put an influential woman as the new face of the $20 dollar bill. A vote was...

10 Black Heroes Who Usually Go Unrecognized...

Robert Smalls (April 5, 1839 – Feb. 23, 1915) Robert Smalls was an African-American born into slavery in Beaufort, S.C., but during and after the American Civil War,...

Meet Little-Known Civil Rights Pioneer, Claudette Colvin

Everyone knows Rosa Parks — we hope. She was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala., in 1955...