William T. Shorey – was a late Century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the
Civil Rights Activist and seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat in Montgomery, Alabama. Her simple act, which led to her arrest, sparked the Civil Rights Movement and inspired hundred of thousands across the country.