Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode 1914 - 1994 foi um decathlete e astro de football que passou a se tornar um ator de cinema americano negro pioneiro. Ele foi nomeado para um Globo de Ouro de Melhor Ator Coadjuvante por seu papel em Spartacus em 1960. Ele serviu no Exército dos EUA durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial no Pacífico.
Sônia Braga, Gabriela, 1975
6 year old Ruby Bridges was the first black child in the south to attend a white school after the forced integration following the landmark ruling of Brown Vs. The Board of Education. A willing participant in her mother's decision that she would go and endure what was to be sure a very tough road in the name of helping forge the path of the civil rights movement, Ruby faced death threats and intense bullying with courage and grace.
African-American Faces Of The Civil War
Corp. Henry Gaither. "One of the few free men of color in this book when the war began, Gaither and his regiment, the 39th U.S. Colored Infantry, fought as hard as any white organization in the Union army," writes Coddington. "This is one of my favorite images in the book." From African American Faces of the Civil War by Ron Coddington
Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 – October 17, 1991), better known as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was a First Lieutenant in the Army, who served in World War II as the bombardier on a B-29 Superfortress flying missions over Japan.
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John 'Bud' Rogan (1868-1905) of Tennessee was the second tallest man in history at 8' 9''. His abnormal growth started at age 13 and he became unable to walk a few years later. He got around with a goat cart and was known for his extremely deep voice and playful attitude. He was 300 lbs at one time but had wasted to 175 lbs by the time of his death at age 37.
Robert Ryan-Marines-WW2-served with the OSS in Yugoslavia (Actor)
Billie Holiday & Ella Fitzgerald at Bop City Nightclub, New York (1947)