ROSA PARKS - received national recognition, including the NAACP's 1979 Spingarn Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal, and a posthumous statue in the United States Capitol's National Statuary Hall. Upon her death in
William Mervin Mills or "Billy" Mills, also known as Makata Taka Hela is the second Native American to win an Olympic gold medal. A former United States Marine, Billy Mills is a member of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Tribe.
[Photo] German runner with the Olympic flame at the Lustgarten, Berlin, Germany, Aug 1936