He paved the way for every black filmmaker.
Without him, the birth control pill wouldn’t exist.
His grandparents were slaves in Virginia; he was the governor.
When he found himself without any allies, he pressed on.
Ralph Bunche earned a PhD from Harvard, taught at Harvard, marched with Dr. King, and negotiated peace in the Middle East. He wasn’t allowed to join a country club in his neighborhood.
This post about Carter G. Woodson wouldn’t be possible without the work of Carter G. Woodson.
Outer space used to be so white.
He was born to former slaves and had to sell his poems in an elevator, but he became the first black poet to achieve national success.
No black cinematographer has ever won an Oscar. Bradford Young crafted the visuals of Selma, but that still didn’t earn him a nomination.
A.G. was the grandson of slaves. At the time of his death, he was worth $130,000,000.
Captain America’s shield is made of metal from the fictional nation of Wakanda. Black Panther is the king of Wakanda.
If you enjoy superheroes or graphic novels, you owe this man a debt of gratitude.
In prison, Facebook isn’t just a time-killing luxury. It’s a means of survival.
He’s been called the Jackie Robinson of golf.
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