With their leadership and bravery, these trailblazing activists left a lasting mark on American history, fighting for civil rights, labor rights and everything in between.
The daughter of formerly enslaved people, Bethune went on to become an influential figure in education and the highest-ranking Black woman in the U.S. government.
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The Oscar winner helped the country music superstar overcome his addiction, and they have remained by each other’s sides through the good and the bad.
The Grammy winner and the reality star-turned-businesswoman first met in 2003 as friends and nearly a decade later transformed into a Hollywood power couple.
The fan club leader was enamored with Tejano singer, which lead her to eventually take the 23-year-old’s life on March 31, 1995.
The forbidden love story between the "Queen of Tejano Music" and her guitarist-turned-husband would rule the late singer’s final years.
The marriage between the musician and model has remained steadfast through the highest of highs —and the lowest of lows.
The 8-year-old dreamed of going to the “beautiful school” white children attended and not the Mexican school, which consisted of two wooden shacks filled with second-hand books and faulty desks.
Explore the ways that these Hispanic Americans have made their mark on the world.