Robert Smalls: escaped slave and all around genius. He took his family and escaped slavery under the noses of the Confederate soldiers. They literally watched him sail away not realizing what was going on.
Booker T. Washington, Booker T. Davidson Washington, Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnson
Cuando Fernando VII decretó ejecutar con el ‘garrote vil’ por cuestiones humanitarias
El doctor Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (médico y diputado de la Asambrea Nacional francesa) ideó en 1789 un artefacto, que terminó siendo bautizado con su apellido, y cuyo objetivo servía para cortar la cabeza a los condenados a muerte de una manera rápida y ahorrando el máximo sufrimiento al ejecutado. A
Fearless Mentor Williams Born April 20, 1882 his father named him Fearless because he looked him straight in the eyes right after he was born! The name served the honorable man well. He had a long career with the BO Railroad He was a leader in Baltimore's African-American community and a trustee of Provident Hospital. He was also uncle to Thurgood Marshall, first African American Supreme Court Justice. He retired on June 15, 1952 with nearly 46 years of service with the BO.
Why America needs to reject the Charleston massacre’s dangerous narrative of forgiveness
The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. ~ additional comment from Colleen Griffin re: comment…