Today, we remember our #FourLittleGirls—Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley & Denise McNair—who were brutally murdered by the KKK 57 years ago. 💔

Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley & Denise McNair.💔

 

 

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❤️Happy 66th Birthday to Ruby Bridges!!! We thank you so much for your courage. In 1960 Bridges made history as the first Black child to desegregate an all-white elementary school in the South. #RubyBridges #HappyBirthday

Happy Birthday! ❤️

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Emmett Till was a Chicago teen who was brutally killed by a white mob at the age of 14, while visiting relatives in Mississippi in 1955. His murder sparked the Civil Rights movement.

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On #ThisDayInHistory in 1619, the first enslaved Africans arrived in Port Comfort, Virginia, marking the beginning of two and a half centuries of slavery in North America. #HistoryTopic

Slavery is wrong!

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DNA Genetic Test: “Black Americans’ genes reflect the hardships and realities of slavery. #NewsTopic #Ancestors

I’ve been thinking for awhile about getting a dna genetic test done however, someone told me not too.  Very heartbreaking to know some of my ancestors were enslaved too; I can’t help to wonder who they were, how they were treated.

 

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“John Lewis was just the most determined of them all,” said John Seigenthaler. “He was known among them as the one who, given the option, said, ‘Let’s walk, let’s march, let’s stand in.’ ” #News

 

 

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Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights icon who helped organize the 1963 March on Washington and served in Congress for decades, has died, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Congressional Black Caucus said on Friday. Lewis was 80 years old. 💔 #RestInPeace

Rest In Peace 💔

 

 

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British slave trader statue replaced by artist’s sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester in Bristol. #News #BLM

Black Lives Matter! ✊🏽

British slave trader statue replaced by artist’s sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester in Bristol.

 

 

 

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