ο 1968, οι αφροαμερικανοί αθλητές Tommie Smith και John Carlos ύψωσαν τις γροθιές τους σε ένδειξη αλληλεγγύης στη "Μαύρη Δύναμη". Μετά από αυτή την κίνηση, αποβλήθηκαν από τη διοργάνωση. Πηγή: www.lifo.gr
First Lady Michelle Obama wipes away tears as she listens to her husband President Barack Obama speak at the dedication ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, 9/24/16. S&G
Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s. Thomas was also offered the position of Chief of Surgery at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins in 1941.
Lamar Smith was a 63-year-old black farmer and a World War I veteran. He was also a member of the Regional Counsel of Negro Leadership and a voting rights activist. Smith was born in 1892 but very little is known about his childhood. Smith voted and he worked hard to help get other blacks out …Never Forget Civil Rights Martyr Lamar Smith's Story