Ruby Bridges is most widely known to the first African American to attend an all white elementary school. She was ironically born on September 8, 1954 – the same year the Supreme Court’s decision… 192 more words
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I adore the visual medium, specially Black & White photographs.
And I’ve observed, in the backdrop of a riveting photo is often a mighty interesting story. 271 more words
See, in Indian schools (the ones I attended, at least) we focused only briefly on the Civil Rights Movement*, and knew very little about figures like Martin Luther King Jr., except for the fact that he existed and that he, like Gandhi, was murdered for the goodness and strength he possessed. 1,788 more words
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Who run the world? These 10 black female icons, who are still living and making change. Click on the audio player to hear… 169 more words