gunsandposes: The Black Panthers make the cover of Newsweek, 1970. (via)
Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican political leader who started the Universal Negro Improvement Association(UNIA). This organized had over fifty thousand members and created other organizations to help the black community.
"I want history to remember me not just as the first black woman to be elected to Congress, not as the first black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a black woman who lived in the 20th century and dared to be herself." Shirley Chisholm 1968