There are brave heroes today, too.

It was the quiet strength and support of many citizen-heroes that allowed this story to be told:  You can join too.

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The staff of the Tuskegee University Archives
Champions of the Project
Generous donation from
Two Anonymous Benefactors
Thomas Pyun
Bassam Kassab
Jeska Dzwigalski
Anonymous
Anonymous
Defenders
Darren Isom
Ryan Karpf
Joy Scharmen
Mark Ferlatte
Mary E. Hunt
Kevin Shi
Dallas Mount
Cathy Kornblith
Dr. Jack Arters
Klint Jaramillo
Anonymous
Bill Goodykoontz
Andreas Muller
Charmaine Gernale
Partners
Pat Hollenkamp
Carol Ramey
Palmer & Jean
Karen Clark
Jan Castillo
Bethanye Blount
Amanda Plumb
Marlene Hollenkamp
Claudia LAmoreaux
John Mifsud
Heba Nimr
Glenn Good
Irena Heiberger
Ariel Segall
Shirley Gibson
Judith Kerklo
Danny Barron
Akua Amaning
Supporters
Peter Kinoy
Betsy McMullin
Marshall J. Cook
Brenna Geehan
Aspen Branch-Moore
Anonymous
Jim Gross
Anonymous
Anonymous
Sam Schenkman-Moore
Samer Kawar
Nida Zada
Rebecca Farrar
Robb Swanson
Anonymous
Anonymous
Mary Salome
Anonymous
Tamara Withers
..and the many Heroes of today
Dr. Mary Ramey Croft
Carolyn Gallaher, PhD
Brian Bringardner
Stephany Wilkes, PhD
Justin Wong
Anonymous
Andrew Ramey & Liliana Naves
John Pellikan
Rev. Joe Eldridge
Cyn Skyberg
John Kaufman
Philip Rosedale
Dawn Plummer
Richard Hardy
Myra Levy
Linda John
Michaela Leslie-Rule
Annette Perry & Denise Granger
Noelle Platt
Claudine Offer
Michael Albers
Mazdak Mazarei
Elizabeth Ramey
Steven Bennetts
In honor of Steve Eagles
Laura Farha
Ruth Harris
Haney Armstrong
Robin Harper
Wagner Au
Oscar Trujillo
Anne Igoe
Anne Biewald
Adam Millard-Ball
Mark Massoud
Lukasz Maslanka
Noah Illinsky
Cynthia Ruby & Ralph Kerwin
Megan Ming Francis, PhD
George Lew
Robert Gest III
Anonymous
Michele Turner
Ismael Santos
Kathleen Soudant
Larry Taylor
Erin Mathews
Gabriel Ortiz
Kate Cordes
Anonymous
Mike Budd
Ann Meisel

The compilation of accurate data would not have been possible without the public research of

Modern Documenters
Mrs. Jessie P Guzman (d.1996)
E.M. Beck, PhD
Stewart Tolnay, PhD
Dr. Clyde Snow (d.2014)
William D Carrigan, PhD
Clive Webb, PhD
Cynthia Skove Nevels
Ken Gonzales-Day
W Fitzhugh Brundage, PhD
Michael J Pfeifer, PhD
Elizabeth Hines, PhD
Eliza Steelwater, PhD
Jean Pfaelzer, PhD
George C Wright, PhD
James W Loewen, PhD
Janice Hittinger Barrow
Stephen J Leonard
Vann R Newkirk
Charles N Clark Kiktode
Harriet C Frazier
Frank Vyzralek
James S Hirsch
Cindy Holiny
Linda Kelley
Joseph Park
Thomas Bodall
Taryn Calamito
Jeffrey Flanagan
Cara Flodmand
Nancy Gonzalez
Nadja Janssen
Christopher Kosienski
Michael P Hartman
Helen McLure
Willy Melendez
Mark Walter
Samantha Sullivan
The Equal Justice Initiative
Patrick Phillips
Merle W Wells
R Gregory Nokes
Northeastern Univ. School of Law
Daniel Levinson Wilk
William Ivy Hair
Rebecca Burns
Elliot M Rudwick
Robert V Haynes
Eric Ledell Smith
Vincent P Franklin
Orville D Menard
Lee E Williams
Lee E Williams II
William F Wilbert
Michael D'Orso
Geoffrey Jay Newman
Robert Oxford
James Albert Burran
Gail W O'Brien
Robert Shogan
Tom Craig
Nat Brandt
Stephen Budiansky
Paul Ortiz, PhD
V Elaine Thompson, PhD
Gaylord Kubota
John Ashworth
Laryn Bakker
Thomas Carlson
Kirstin Cheers
Randall Mullins
Margaret Vandiver, PhD
Stephen V Ash, PhD
Melinda Meek Hennessey
LeRae Umfleet

Thank you, Monroe & Florence Work, patriots.

It was an honor getting to know you. —auut studio