The U.S. delegation to the UN, which included NAACP board member Eleanor Roosevelt, refused to introduce the petition.
The Medicine Lodge Treaty is the overall name for three treaties signed between the United States government and southern Plains Indian tribes in October 1867.
The turnaround came ten years after the commission had filed a complaint that African Americans, Latinos, other minorities, and women were being unfairly treated.
The film was written/directed/produced by members of the original "Hollywood Ten," who were blacklisted for their refusal to cooperate with the government witch hunts against communists.
In 1857 patent rights were denied to slaves and were restored after the Civil War. Blair died in 1860, the year the war began.
The revolt was led by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes. Céspedes, himself a plantation owner, freed his slaves and invited them to join the rebellion.
On Oct. 4, 1824, three years after winning independence from Spain and battling the remnants of monarchy, the Mexican people established a republic.
Luque played in both all white, Negro League, and integrated teams in the U.S. and Cuba.
Turner often conducted Baptist services, preaching the Bible to his fellow slaves, who dubbed him "The Prophet."
Pacific Maritime Association, a coalition of corporate shipping giants, locked out 10,500 longshore workers today in 2002.