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Henry “Hank” James Thomas – One of the original Freedom Riders – Making his indelible mark in history; providing a legacy that continues

When I think about Henry “Hank” James Thomas, and reflect on the many twists and turns that his life’s journey has brought him through, my thoughts go immediately to an old saying that we often hear – “to whom much is given, much is expected.  Except in Hank’s life, this statement seems to be upside […]

A Recent Visit to the Legacy Museum and The National Memorial for Peace and Justice Museum in Montgomery

Black History Makers is a publication created by Bunnie Jackson-Ransom, President of First Class, Inc. and the first African-American “First” Lady of Atlanta Georgia.   For Thanksgiving this year (2018) I invited myself to go on a trip to Montgomery, AL, with my daughter, Beth Jackson Hodges, and my son-in-law, Howie Hodges. Howie wanted to […]

Young Black History Maker Ashley Derby is making history at Chick-fil-A

History is made everyday by people of all ages, and from all walks of life.  In order to make sure that all of the people who are making history get recognition for their achievements we are starting a new blog within our usual Black History Makers blog. We will now feature blog posts that focus […]

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