Obituaries | Hall of Fame baseball player Frank Robinson was the first African American to manage a Major League Baseball team.
by Susan Olasky
Posted 12/12/19, 05:44 pm
87 / Sept. 12 / Civil rights activist who wrote the business plan for the Birmingham bus boycott and marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and her husband, Ralph Abernathy, despite threats and the KKK firebombing of her home. She once said, “The men ran the movement, but we were the actual bodies that made it happen.”