#BlackHero Thurgood Marshall

#BlackHero Thurgood Marshall

Brown v. The Board of Education… Need I say more? Thurgood was a Supreme Court justice in the highest court of the land. Dedicated to justice, equality, fairness and freedom for all.

“None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody – a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns – bent down and helped us pick up our boots.”

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#BlackHero Whoopi Goldberg

#BlackHero Whoopi goldberg

Multi-talented, funny, witty and outspoken. Whoopi has always been a portrait of honesty and has told it like it is. From being an actress, to voice actress, host, humanitarian, writer and producer she’s definitely one of my favorite #BlackHero’s.

“I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be.”

#BlackHero Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith

#BlackHero's Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith

Power couple… Movements by themselves but a force together. Iconic, legendary, risk takers.

“Soon the reign of shame on a woman’s body and her control of it will end. She will be autonomous. For she can’t truly be free without it. And oh boy…what a different world this place will be…when she is free.” -JPS

#BlackHero Bob Marley

#BlackHero Bob Marley

The vision to spread peace and love. Iconic. Bob was loved by the world and spread his message with a purpose.

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!”

#BlackHero Pam Grier

#BlackHero Pam Grier

Powerful, strong, outspoken, beautiful, foxy, unapologetic, uncompromising…

Pam Grier is the definition of black beauty in showing the strength of powerful amazing black woman. Regardless of race she did it her way and while she may have ruffled feathers she made many of us proud, not only of her, but of ourselves! Black is Beautiful. Thank you Pam!

#BlackHero Richard Pryor

#BlackHero Richard Pryor

Genius! Honest, uncompromising, and courage. The ability to make audiences of thousands across racial, gender and social economic lines relate to him at the drop of a dime. The power to make this same audience laugh at the sometimes harsh realities and the ability to make them think. Most importantly the ability to look in the mirror and be honest not only with his self about his self, but with the entire world. Also the ability to change his ways and speak loudly and truthfully about his own pitfalls, growth and enlightenment. Legendary…