Amelia Boynton Robinson (1911–2015)

Amelia Boynton Robinson (in Blue) at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March, 2015 "Image Ownership: Public Domain" Although most known for widely-publicized photographs that depicted her assault during the 1965 Bloody Sunday civil rights march in Selma, Alabama, Amelia Boynton Robinson lived … Read MoreAmelia Boynton Robinson (1911–2015)

Albert Cleage, Jr. (Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman) (1911-2000)

Albert Cleage, jr., or Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman, Black Nationalist and civil rights activist, was one of the most prominent black religious leaders in America. Agyemen preached a form of nationalism within the black community that stressed economic self-sufficiency and separation that relied on a religious … Read MoreAlbert Cleage, Jr. (Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman) (1911-2000)