COSAS DE RELI: ¿POR QUÉ SE CELEBRA LA PAZ EL 30 DE ENERO?
Photo by Jim Wallace during desegregation campaign in NC, from "Courage in the Moment, 1961-64"
The struggle for Civil Rights incorporated all scales of Birmingham residents, even children. Even facing Bull Connor's firehoses and police army, the children marched for freedom. Their imprisonment and mistreatment induced outrage across the nation and change for Alabama. "A Dangerous Business: Children on the Front Lines" by Michael Sznajderman, Alabama Heritage Fall 2003, Issue 70 #civilrights #alabamahistory
My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war.
My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war. - Imgur
Civil rights 2013: a cautionary tale from Alabama
Telephone girls, 1920's #history
Segunda Guerra Mundial: Mujeres en la guerra
Miembros del Cuerpo de Ejército de la Mujer (WAC) posan en el Camp Shanks, Nueva York, antes de salir de Nueva York, puerto de embarque el 2 de febrero de 1945. Las mujeres están con el primer contingente de mujeres de color WAC americanas para ir al extranjero por la guerra.
The young black janitor who changed the world ... Vivien Thomas (1910-1985). In 1944, Hopkins' surgery chief, Dr. Alfred Blalock, successfully operated on the heart of a 9-pound child, a "blue baby." As Blalock prepared to make his historic incision, he looked around the operating room and asked, "Where's Vivien?" Blalock would not begin surgery until his janitor-turned-surgical assistant, Vivien Thomas, was there to guide the procedure. Prejudice long kept Thomas' crucial role…
The First Black Girl Scout Troop
Black Girl Scout Troop.
Black Heroes: Women Aviators
One of the first female black aviators. Janet Bragg, Nurse, Aviator and Businesswoman.1930s. Janet Harmon Bragg, one of the first female black aviators, describes how she faced adversity nearly all her life not only because she was black, but also be