Martin Luther King Jr.

A young Martin Luther King Jr. He was born Michael King, Jr., but changed his name to Martin Luther King, Jr. when he was a teen.

President Barack Obama. Too cute!

Checkout these cute childhood family photos of a young Barack Obama . Barack Obama missing teeth Barack Obama swinging a baseball bat.

a young Malcolm Little, who would later become civil rights leader Malcolm X (R.I.P.)

Young Brother Malcolm Little aka Malcolm X aka El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz

In honor of two American heroes, Richard and Mildred Loving, who asked only to be allowed to marry despite being of two races - and ultimately prevailed - here is a set of photos of them and their beautiful family.

The Loving family. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.

Dr. Jane Wright, invented cancer treatment

A Moment In African American History Dr.Jane Cooke Wright, African American Cancer Research Living Legend and Pioneer. See more details about her life and work at: "Changing the Face of Medicine":

Merci pour votre combat et à son aboutissement aujourf'hui

Merci pour votre combat et à son aboutissement aujourf'hui

Harriet Tubman. One of my favorite quotes of hers, "I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves."

Harriet Tubman (born Araminta March 1822 – March was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War.