As hundreds of thousands of young people across the world take to the streets making it clear that Black Lives Matter, the story of The Birmingham Children’s Crusade has never been more relevant.
Before there was Fenty, there was Madame CJ Walker. But not only her, there were dozens, then hundreds and then thousands of people, who built the black beauty industry. And those pioneers didn’t just want to make rouge, they wanted a revolution.
Now the inspiration for an Oscar winning film, the story of The Green Book is in fact one of the most vital, dark and yet uplifting chapters of black history
From battling the KKK to taking on sexism and education reform, oh and changing the world – meet the hero you’ve never heard of.