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Actress Diahann Carroll holds the hand of fellow actor James Garner during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963.

Diahann Carroll and James Garner at the March on Washington - Photos - March on Washington: 50 years later

African-American woman “weeps as she clutches infant after white policeman rescued the child from a teargas-filled home…. Woman’s hysteria, it was feared, might have touched off a new outbreak, but the rescue of four children inside the house calmed the crowd.” Atlanta Riot, 1966.

African-American woman weeps as she clutches infant after policeman rescued the child from a teargas-filled home…. the rescue of four children inside the house calmed the crowd during the Atlanta Riot,

Diahann Carroll | 1960’s #bw #photography #highprofile

Diahann Carroll - African American to play the lead in her own show. years before Kerry Washington)

Marchas de Selma a Montgomery –

A march of in Harlem in solidarity with the Selma voting rights struggle. Photo: World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson, Library of Congress.

Dominique Deveraux aka Diahann Carroll | 1979 by Black History Album, via Flickr

1979 Actress Diahann Carroll holding court in her living room discussing the plight of Blacks in the television industry. Quote, "For some reason, whenever black skin is on television, everyone relates to it as if it's a documentary.

One of the major social events for African Americans in Charlotte was the Christmas reception at the home of Bishop George Wiley Clinton, minister atLittle Rock A.M.E. Zion Church. You see the Bishop standing at the front with his wife over his left shoulder.

Charlotte had an African American newspaper in the The founder, editor and publisher of the Charlotte Messenger was W. Zion Church, he believed that blacks

Clara Belle Williams becomes the New Mexico State first African-American graduate. Clara Belle Drisdale was born in Plum, Texas, in 1885.

Clara Belle Williams becomes the New Mexico State first African-American graduate. Clara Belle Drisdale was born in Plum, Texas, in

Celebrities arriving at march on Washington 1963.

Martin Luther King's March on Washington. Harry Belafonte James Garner Marlon Brando Charlton Heston Tony Franciosa and ladies gents March On Washington 1963 All SuperStyling!

Sean Flynn the son of actor Errol Flynn, he went to Vietna… | Flickr

Sean Flynn, son of actor Errol Flynn, went to Vietnam as a photojournalist for TIME. He went with special force units into the thick of things to get photos; he disappeared in Cambodia.

Dr Martin Luther King, in 1967, was the first leader to come out against the Vietnam War. Muhammad Ali popularized it best when he refused to be drafted, sentenced to five years in prison and was stripped of his world boxing championship: “No Viet Cong ever called me Nigger!”

congenitaldisease: “Demonstrators at the Harlem Peace March to End Racial Oppression, ”

Labeled a mulatto, her name was Amanda Robinson-Wilkinson. It is rumored that her father, was indeed the slave master. She was allowed to join the "white family" during holidays special occasions that "the masta" was especially fond of her because of her beauty! Year unknown.

Labeled a mulatto, her name was Amanda Robinson-Wilkinson. It is rumored that her father, was indeed the slave master. She was allowed to join the "white family" during holidays special occasions

Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King in 1965.

was born on Jan 1929 in Atlanta. King and Mrs. Coretta Scott King march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to protest the lack of voting rights for African Americans in Photo: Steve Schapiro/Corbis.

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