With his brother, Tommy Smothers has spent decades fighting injustice and intolerance, and they’re still at it.
Making changes in life is never easy. There can be all kinds of roadblocks along the path to Growing Bolder; the roadblocks of age, religion and race. Many back away from them, but others stand strong, Breaking Barriers for the rest of us to follow.
At a time when people thought blacks lacked intelligence, skill, and courage, the Tuskegee Airmen proved them wrong — fighting the enemy overseas and racism at home.
From a campus rebellion to a devastating hurricane, Dr. Claudia Thomas has witnessed history and bounced back from adversity.
Baseball great Monte Irvin was initially tapped to be the first black player to break the color barrier.