An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through
Ruby Bridges, the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the American South, being escorted by U. Marshals dispatched by President Eisenhower for her safety ~ 14 November 1960
Frederick Fritz Pollard ~ Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 1894 – May was the first Black American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard along with Bobby Marshall were the first two Black American players in the NFL in
Ex-US Marine and Civil rights activist William Lewis Moore. Traveling to Mississippi to hand-deliver a letter to its segregationist governor to change his racist views, he was shot to death April in Alabama. Likely suspect was not charged and bused away.