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osa Parks: 100 años de dignidad, desobediente e insumisa. El 4 de Febrero se celebran 100 años de su nacimiento. Se hizo famosa por negarse a darle su asiento en el autobús a un pasajero blanco en Montgomery, Alabama, hecho que dio inicio al actual movimiento por los derechos civiles

Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., 1955 - Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".

This is Victoria. She died a hero on Friday. She hid her first graders in the cabinets and closets after hearing the gunfire. When the shooter came to her classroom, she told him that her students were in the gym. He then gunned her down and moved on. She saved the lives of all of her students. Please pass this on if you see it. She deserves to be remembered for her bravery.

Victoria Soto-hid her first-graders near Newtown,Conn at the Sandyhook School masacre the shooter came to her classroom, she told him that her students were in the gym. She was gunned her down and he moved on. She saved the lives of all of her students.

Cicely and Miles

Cicely & Miles: Cicely Tyson and Miles Davis in August 1968 attending the premiere of ‘The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter’ in New York City. Tyson and Davis were not a couple at the time - they actually married in Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd.

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist, botanist, and educator. Amazing!

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist, botanist, and educator. (KO) What a wonderful man. He overcame so much, then went onto to achieve amazing things. He was a great blessing to this country.

Dr. King. I am absolutely in love with this picture. <3

Martin Luther King playing pool who knew MLK could be such a bad ass.

Ww2 • Lydia Litvyak, one of two Russian pilots who were the World’s Only Female Fighting Aces During Ww2

Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin – World War II Combat Pilot

"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.

Article by African Globe (www.africanglobe.net) | Photo of Aboriginal slaves and slave owner | Indigenous Australia | http://www.lifeintheknow.com/iconic-images-of-our-time/

Until the the Aborigines, or Aboriginal Australians, came under the Flora And Fauna Act that classified them as animals, not human beings. This also meant that killing an Aborigine meant you weren’t killing a human being, but an animal.

Dr. Seuss 1925....his books are fun, funny and full of subtle thoughts through rhyme and nonsense.

Theodor Seuss Geisel as a student in 1925 (photo courtesy Dartmouth College Library)

Actress Pearl Mae Bailey with her husband, Louis Bellson, an Italian American jazz composer, arranger, bandleader and drummer. Circa 1950s

Pearl Bailey & husband jazz drummer Louis Bellson were married 38 years. Reportedly fell in love while sharing a cab. I Love Pearl Bailey!

1887, when Thérèse Martin (Mother Teresa) was fourteen years old.

Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a child! She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.a living saint in my time.

Lydia Kamakaʻeha Pākī, the future Queen Liliuokalani, in her youth. Honolulu, Hawaii, 1850s.    Source: Hawaii State Archives

Lydia Kamakaʻeha Pākī, the future Queen Liliuokalani and the last ruler of Hawaii in her youth possibly at Royal School,

On Sept. 24, 1944, 1st Lt. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the C-47 ran low on fuel. The pilot made a forced landing in a small clearing on Bellona Island. During the landing, a piece of metal severed the trachea of one patient. Hawkins kept the man's throat clear of blood with makeshift tubing until aid arrived 19 hours later. All of her patients survived. Hawkins received the Distinguished Flying Cross for her bravery.

On Sept. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the ran low on fuel. The pilot made a forced landing in a small clearing on Bellona Island. During the landing, a propeller tore,

Winston Churchill in the military uniform of the 4th Queen’s Own Hussars; 1895, aged 19.

fymeninolduniforms: “That’s Churchill? Behold the power of the Hussar jacket! chagalov: “ Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill at in the uniform of the Fourth Queen’s Own Hussars “ A.

Almonzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder in 1948

Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder- Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (Feb 1867 – Feb was an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family.

The Real Django:  This is the actual man on which the movie D’Jango is loosely based.  His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet. Their love story was real, and you all should check out their narrative and love letters.

The Real Django: This is the actual man on which the movie DJango Unchained is loosely based. His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet.

Chief Washakie  Chief Washakie was born to a Flathead (Salish) father and and Lemhi Shoshone mother.His prowess in battle, his efforts for peace, and his commitment to his people's welfare made him one of the most respected leaders in Native American history. Upon his death in 1900, he became the only known Native American to be given a full military funeral.

Chief Washakie was born to a Flathead (Salish) father and and Lemhi Shoshone mother.His prowess in battle, his efforts for peace, and his commitment to his people's welfare made him one of the most respected leaders in Native American history.

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