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Claudette Colvin

The Next Generation Is Ready To Lead. Here's How To Empower Them

Tom Wilson | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Tom Wilson

I hear people say this all the time: Today’s youth are lazy, entitled and self-absorbed. My response — my emphatic response — is they’re wrong...

Society Praises the Activist That Looks the Most 'Normal'

Charles Orgbon III | Posted 05.30.2015 | Impact
Charles Orgbon III

As a young boy, I remember when my Grandma Dorothy gave me the book Rosa by Nikki Giovanni, but it was not until more recently that I learned that Rosa Parks was not the first to woman to deny her bus seat to a white person.

Why These Influential Black Activists Were Left Out Of The History Books

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices

Black History Month aims to celebrate the achievements of African American icons who have changed the course of history, but not all are afforded the ...

WATCH: Civil Rights Icons Discuss MLK and Obama's Shared Day

Posted 01.21.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Claudette Colvin, an icon of the civil rights movement, joined HuffPost Live on the morning of President Barack Obama's second Inauguration to discuss...