Chaing Kai-Shek (L) and Mao Tse-Tung ® pose for an official photo in the WWII years when both shared the Japanese as a common enemy. After the defeat of Japan, the two men waged a civil war for control of China. Mao’s Red Army pushed Chang’s KMT out.
The photographer Li Zhensheng documented China’s Cultural Revolution for his local paper in Harbin, but soon started taking pictures that didn’t align with the Community Party dogma and, fearing retribution, hid them.
Vilma Lucila Espín Guillois (April 1930 – June was a Cuban revolutionary, feminist and chemical engineer. She was one of the most important fighters in the struggle for Cuban women’s equality as well as fighting against the Fulgencio Batista dictatorship.