Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration - Monday, January 18 America will always remember the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, on the third Monday in January, we celebrate his birthday. This is the first national holiday to honor an individual black American. The legacy of Dr. King lives in each of us and we are responsible to promote, teach and live the American Dream! #MLKDay #MLK #MartinLutherKingJr #Commemorate #Love #Forgiveness #Nonviolence #Latham #Family #
Hattie McDaniel made history when she became the first African American to receive an Academy Award on February 29, 1940. She won the Oscar for her performance as Mammy in Gone With the Wind -- one of our favorites!
Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I'm not going 10,000 miles from home to help murder and burn another poor nation simply to continue the domination of white slave masters of the darker people the world over. - Muhammad Ali
A poster from the 1950s or 1960s portraying the advertising icon Aunt Jemima is on display at the Hateful Things exhibit featuring items from Ferris State University's Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History, 500 Federal in Saginaw. The exhibit runs Feb. 9, 2016 through April 24, 2016.