Day: July 31, 2019

C. T. Vivian, A Young Civil Rights Warrior Turns 95

By Michael July 31, 2019 Off

He was born on this day, July 30, in 1924. Born on farmland that had been in the family dating back to the days when Missouri became the first slave state to free its enslaved population. In the ensuing 59 years, successive generations of the family found it more and more challenging to hold onto the family farm. read more