Ida B. Wells is the latest addition to Barbie's Inspiring Women Series that previously featured Rosa Parks and Ella Fitzgerald. Click here to learn about the Wells' impact on American journalism.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards granted Homer Plessy a posthumous pardon. The pardon comes 125 years after the Plessy v. Ferguson case that Plessy is historically known for being a plaintiff of.
Henrietta Lacks was an African American woman, whose cancerous cells revolutionized medical research.
Before Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin. Claudette Colvin refused to move to the back of a segregated bus in Alabama, months before Rosa Parks.
American-born entertainer Josephine Baker is the first Black woman to be honored with a Panthéon burial. Learn more about her inspiring life and why she is being honored.
Civil Rights Legend Lucille Times began a Montgomery Bus Boycott six months before the one you know about today. Learn more about her today.
The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 wiped away an affluent Black community in 18 hours. Tulsa's Black population is still feeling the effects of these events 100 years later.
The Black Panther Party is the Black Power Movement. Learn more about the movement here.