Author James Baldwin in Germany, 1972 James Baldwin, civil rights activist & author of such works as “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” “The Fire Next Time” & “Notes of a Native Son,” signs autographs for young admirers @ Ludwigsburg High School.
The positively splendid Teddy Pendergrass was born 65 years ago today in Philadelphia. I’ve always had a hard time settling on a photo of Mr. Pendergrass for VBG (online) - but that won’t be a problem.
Luana Knighten, wife of Tuskegee Airman, actress, photographer, co-founder of the 1946 Essence Magazine, star in "Take a Giant Step" and "The Spectrum". Her life is told in the story "Tuskegee Love Letters"
Grenada, Mississippi, Martin Luther King and singer Joan Baez marching to the Grenada, Mississippi school that was being integrated. Baez supported the effort financially. Bob Fitch/Take Stock/The Image Works
Malcolm X Make It Plain (Full PBS Documentary) "Malcolm is here on this board because he was the core catalyst for change in the black communities of America. He, single-handedly, was the key figure that reinforced the strides of Martin Luther King.