Nelson Mandela

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist and first black president of South Africa (1994–99). He helped end the country’s apartheid system of racial segregation, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1993 for his efforts

Bolingbrook Black History Month Club Inc.

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President obama

Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to serve as U.S. president. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.

Oprah Winfrey

 

Television host, producer and philanthropist. Winfrey is the most successful talk show host in t.v. history. Her show "Oprah', has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Between 1955 and 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. helped change America. He brought to the world's attention how unfairly blacks were treated. He had the help of millions of Americans, but his strong leadership and unprecedented power of speech gave people the faith and courage to keep working peacefully even when others did not.