he didn't look black, sat on a white railroad car, was arrested; the court decided that "separate but equal" was Constitutional
she was against lynching, wrote about it, lived in an integrated town, got on a white railroad car, sued railroads and awarded $500, which they took back; threatened to be lynched for speaking the truth
Ida B. Wells
killing by a mob without due process of law
born into slavery, freed, wanted education, "held back his race," got his own school and taught many, believed in compromising.
Booker T. Washington
founder of the NAACP, first black person to receive a Ph.D from Harvard, didn't believe in compromising, wanted full equality for blacks, nothing less would do.