James Cameron | Lynching Survivor, Founder of America’s Black Holocaust Museum

James Cameron went on to found NAACP chapters in Madison, Wisconsin, Munchie and South Bend, Indiana.  In 1998, Cameron founded America’s Black Holocaust Museum to showcase the history of lynching.

Deval Patrick | First Black Governor of Massachusetts

On July 31st, 1956, Deval Laurdine Patrick was born in Chicago, Illinois.
Deval Patrick was elected the first black governor of Massachusetts in 2006. He’s only the second black governor in U.S history.

Laurence Fishburne | Famous Actor, Director, Executive Producer

Laurence John Fishburne III was born on July 30, 1961 in Augusta, Georgia. He is a famous actor, director, executive producer and writer. 

Haben Girma | Disability Rights Lawyer, Advocate | First Deafblind Person To Graduate From Harvard Law School

July 29th  Haben Girma was born on July 29th, 1988 in the San Francisco area. She is the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School.  Academics Haben Girma accelerated in her studies early on using braille. Lewis and Clark In 2010, Haben Girma graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from Lewis andContinue reading “Haben Girma | Disability Rights Lawyer, Advocate | First Deafblind Person To Graduate From Harvard Law School”