Tag: <span>activist</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.

Black History 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.

Black History 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.

Black History Profile

A profile of Pauli Murray, a civil rights activist who became a lawyer, co-founded the National Organization for Women (NOW), and later became the first Black female Episcopal priest.

Black History Profile

A profile of Miriam Makeba, a South African entertainer who was exiled for 30 years in retaliation for her speaking out against apartheid.

Black History Profile