Tag: <span>activist</span>

A profile of Walter Sisulu, a South African anti-apartheid activist and a leader of the African National Congress (ANC) who was imprisoned for 26 years alongside Nelson Mandela.

Black History Profile

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

Black History Profile

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

Black History 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.

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