Tag Archive for: Activist

Ella Baker - greatblackheroes.com

Ella Baker is one of the most significant pioneers of the civil rights era but was cast behind the scenes as women were often forced to take a backseat to men, even when fighting for common rights.
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Malcolm X - greatblackheroes.com

Malcolm X is considered one of the most influential activists in the history of the United States, giving a voice to the disenfranchised. Read more

Bayard Rustin - greatblackheroes.com

Bayard Rustin spent years in the background of the shadows of the great civil rights leader of the 1960’s, despite being the man who taught, organized and led them. Read more