True Hero- woman talks down gunman in school with kindness
For Coloreds Only | An African American man going in colored entrance of movie house on a Saturday afternoon. Belzoni, Mississippi, 1939
Born in Mississippi in 1862, Ida B. Wells was perhaps the most formidable African American leader of her day. That she is rarely mentioned in the chronology of black leadership that usually runs from Frederick Douglass, to Booker T. Washington to DuBois and Garvey and on into the 20th century is a testament to the ongoing power of patriarchy.
JACK AND ROSA, former slaves.Their slave was recorded December 2, 1937. Jack and Rosa were both born in Slavery, Jack to the Maddox family, in Georgia, and Rosa to the Andrews family in Mississippi. They were married in Union Parish, Louisiana, in 1869, and are proud of the fact that they have been married sixty-nine years and “was a lovin’ pair all dem years.” They live in Dallas, Texas at the time of this narrative, ca. 1937.
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Prof. Kaba Kamene (aka Booker T. Coleman) of "Hidden Colors 3"
Prof. Craig Wilder and "The brief, but courageous life of Noyes Academy" " 'Blacks could not ride in the cabins of steamboats," said Wilder. "They had to sleep out in the elements. How the students got to New Hampshire was heart wrenching. These black teenagers made long journeys under terrible conditions. It was an extraordinary struggle and sacrifice for education.' "