The city and state where the infamous Watts Riots took place.
Where is Los Angeles, CA? The riot began with tensions between the police and the neighborhood and lasted for 6 days. 34 people died. Because of this riot, Los Angeles and other large cities began taking measures to better meet the needs of their residents.
The Indiana county where The Roberts Settlement, an early African American community in Indiana, was made of free peoples and former slaves and consisted of over 800 homes, shops, schools, and a church.
What is Hamilton County, IN? The church and cemetery still stand and are about 15 minutes away from FJH. Every Fourth of July there is a reunion of Roberts Settlement descendants.
He invented the gas mask and the first traffic signal.
Who is Garrett Morgan? Many of Mr. Morgan’s friends were fire fighters and Mr. Morgan wanted to keep them safe.
This person set up a Leadership Academy for girls in Africa.