Louis Brody (M'bebe Mpessa) born 1892, in German colony of Kamerun) - actor, musician, wrestler. His career began in the 1920s and lasted till his death in 1952. Brody did political work supporting Afro-Germans via the African Aid Organisation. In 1938 he married a black woman from Danzig. Unlike many colleagues and friends, he survived the Nazi regime while remaining active and successful as an artist. His roles often emphasized the racial stigmas against blacks in Germany at the times.
Aida Overton Walker in Negro History - Jet Magazine, October 15, 1953 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr She was the wife of George Walker, the comedy partner of the Great Bert Williams. She died at age 36. Look how pretty she was!
I admire this girl's courage . Dorothy Counts, a fifteen year old black girl attempting to integrate all white Harding High School in NC in 1957. After four days of abuse her family removed her from school