BLACK HISTORY: WHAT DOES I T MEAN? LEADERS
after Carter G.
Our nation has come so far—together we
are fulfilling a dream envisioned by a courageous
generation. Our legacy is to continue to build
a world in which every perspective,
circumstance and background has a voice,
where diversity isn’t a status—it’s a way of life.
Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Walmart U.S.
Brown v. Board of Education:
Racial segregation in public
schools violates 14th
1955 Emmett Till murdered for
whistling at a white woman; two
who confessed to the murder
acquitted by all-white jury
1947 Jackie Robinson’s first game,
breaking color barrier in sports