Tag: <span>activist</span>

A profile of Augusta Savage, a sculptor from the Harlem Renaissance whose studio and gallery helped to nurture upcoming Black artists.

Historical Profile

A profile of Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist who became the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize.

Historical Profile

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.

Historical Profile

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.

Historical Profile

A profile of Harriet Tubman’s life covering her childhood, the events that motivated her to escape from slavery, her life after escaping to freedom, time as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and service in the Union Army.

Historical Profile