Dean Smith, legendary former North Carolina coach, dies at 83 (updated)
Michael Jordan and others remember him as a mentor.
Charlton Heston
My hero, Mr. Charlton Heston. From my cold dead hands THE SECOND AMENDMENT VINDICATED! The Court said; 'The people' . . . unambiguously refers to all memb...
Josephine Baker
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Josephine Baker's Banana Dance - YouTube
Apr 14, 2008 ... Footage of Josephine Baker performing her infamous Banana Dance at the Folies Bergère in Paris, France c. 1927.
Dean Smith, legendary former North Carolina coach, dies at 83 (updated)
Michael Jordan and others remember him as a mentor.
Queen Mother Moore
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Maggie Kuhn
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Louis Pendleton
Louis Christopher Pendleton (October 13, 1931 – January 14, 2007) was an African-American dentist, businessman, and civic leader in Shreveport, Louisiana, who organized the civil rights movement...
Julia Britton Hooks
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Jeanette Brooks Priebe
Jeanette Brooks Priebe (born July 4, 1937) was the Tennessee-born Director of the Louisville Civil Service Board in Kentucky when she instituted the first affirmative action hiring program for the Lou...
Albert Lewis Fletcher
Albert Lewis Fletcher (October 28, 1896 – December 6, 1979) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Little Rock from 1946 to 1972.
Albert Fletcher was bo...
Ernest Bromley
Ernest Bromley (March 14, 1912 – December 17, 1997) was an American minister and civil rights and peace activist. A founding member of the Freedom Riders, he played an active role in protests of...
Warren Farrell
Warren Thomas Farrell (born June 26, 1943) is an American educator, activist and author of seven books on men's and women's issues.He came to prominence in the 1970s, championing the cause of second w...
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Margo Schlanger
Margo Schlanger is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, and the founder and director of the Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse. From 2010-2012, while on leave from her prof...
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Mae Street Kidd
Mae Jones Street Kidd (February 8, 1904 – October 20, 1999) was an innovative businesswoman, a civic leader, and a skilled politician during a time when both her gender and her inter-racial background...
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Sandra Feldman
Sandra Feldman (October 13, 1939 – September 18, 2005) was an American civil rights activist, educator and labor leader who served as president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) from 1997 t...