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Cotton pickers receiving sixty cents a day, Pulaski County, Arkansas, October 1935.. Shahn, Ben -- Photographer. October 1935

Bayard Rustin: The Man Homophobia Almost Erased From History

Bayard Rustin brought 200,000 people to the Mall in Washington, in an orderly & peaceable fashion, producing the 1963 March for Jobs and Freedom on a shoestring and creating the blueprint for the modern American mass demonstration. He helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Coalition to support a young, little-known minister named Martin Luther King Jr. He spent 1944-6 in prison for being a Quaker C.O., CLICK for more

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A Forgotten Heroine: Civil rights activist Daisy Bates fought to dismantle Arkansas’ segregation laws.

1920s Former Farm Girl -- Frances Taylor visits the family farm after living in the big city of San Francisco, and hams it up. from MeraM's flickr stream.

Little Gregory Hines, his brother Maurice & Dizzy Gillespie - Jet Magazine October 7, 1954 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr