Kathleen Cleaver, Esq., former Black Panther. She was the 1st female member of the Black Panther Party's decision making body. She was also the wife of Eldridge Cleaver and served as a Senior Lecturer at Yale University.
was an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes” — at a time when mixed marriages were uncom
101 years before Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, Elizabeth Jennings refused to be removed from a NYC trolley. Her case in the Brooklyn Circuit Court led to the desegregation of all NYC trolley lines. Her attorney? Future president Chester A.
Ed Bradley (June 1941 - November American (best known for 26 years of award-winning work on 60 Minutes). During his career he covered the fall of Saigon, was the Black TV correspondent to cover the White House, and anchored CBS Sunday Nig
Julie Dash directed Daughters of the Dust, which in 1991 became the first full-length film with general theatrical release in the U. by an African American woman. In Daughters of the Dust was included in the National Film Registry.