Frank Sinatra was a big activist in the civil rights movement, refusing to stay at hotels that didn't allow "Blacks". On the flip side you have Elvis Presley"so called king " Who willingly stole music that's was recorded by African American artist first.
Best Black History Quotes: Dick Gregory on the Civil Rights Movement "This isn't a revolution of black against white; this is a revolution of right against wrong. And right has never lost" -- Dick Gregory
Singer Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, June 1968 and one of Time's most popular covers. Time a popular magazine and I just thought about TIME, thought about the Queen of Soul, this illustration brought music and magazine together.
In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.