A profile of Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist who became the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize.
Category: <span>Historical Profile</span>
A profile of John Lewis, an activist and politician whose pivotal role in significant moments during the Civil Rights Movement would see him recognized as one of the “Big Six” leaders despite only being in his 20s.
A profile of Mary McLeod Bethune, an educator who founded part of what would become Bethune-Cookman College and an activist who served as an advisor to several presidents.
A profile of the Scottsboro Boys, nine Black teens who were falsely accused and convicted of rape resulting in Supreme Court rulings that set precedence for future civil rights cases.