Woman being trained in a school of activists negrxs not to react to possible racist acts, 1960. many people know the story of Rosa Parks, the woman who refused to get up from your seat on the bus to make room for a white person in 1955. however, few people know that 4 months before, Rosa Parks attended a workshop / school of civil disobedience in the highlander folk school in Tennessee.
Beauty in riding habits. Late 1880s. Riding habits were constructed with a feminine silhouette, but were given such masculine details as buttons, cuffs and jacket lapels. A formal men’s hat, such as the top hat shown here, was worn in Victorian times (and later) - sometimes with a veil on the back. The tradition of menswear in riding habits is an old one.