Barbara Jordan - US Congresswoman from Texas District, Member of the Texas State Senate, She sat on the House Judiciary Committee for the Watergate Impeachment. Recipient of the Spingarn Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
Isaac Murphy was the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times. He was also the first black jockey to be inducted in the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame, Considered to be one of the greatest riders in American racing history.
Ruby Nell Bridges Hall is known as the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Elementary School at 3811 North Galvez Street, New Orleans, LA 70117
Mother Teresa and Princess Diana. A phenomenal photo of two exceptional century women. I don't really think that Diana is that special.she is special in our hearts but this picture of her with mother teresa is enchanting.