The Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March, 1965 / There were white people of strength and character who joined the fight for civil rights with formidable passion for racial equality. It was not just a black rights matter but a human rights issue.
Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.
Quentin Roosevelt, youngest son of Theodore Roosevelt, and one of his "White House Gang" playmates, Roswell Pinckney, Quentin Roosevelt later joined the Army Air Service and was killed during combat in WWI.