Explore a selection of ancestral stories and videos of European American ancestors who contributed to the struggle for freedom of Black Americans, Native American Indians and Black Indians. We celebrate their stand for justice and freedom which are way too often left from our school history books.

Howard Zinn grew up in Brooklyn in a working-class, immigrant household. At the age of 18 he became a shipyard worker; three years later, he joined the Air Force. He…
Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879. As a child, Einstein revealed an extraordinary curiosity for understanding the mysteries of science (started only at age 10/11).…
American Hero and Extraordinary Human Being, Marlon Brando was one of the first actor-activists to march for Black American and American Indian rights. He spoke out against racism often and…
John Brown was an American abolitionist and a True Hero who used violent actions to fight slavery. During 1856 in Kansas, Brown commanded forces at the Battle of Black Jack…