What Is Black Lives Matter?
The latest title in the Who HQ Now format for trending topics tells the history of a political and social movement that advocates for non-violent civil disobedience and protests against incidents of police brutality–and all racially motivated violence–against Black people.
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Lakita Wilson at Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Washington DC
Who Is Colin Kaepernick?
Learn about the inspiring life and career of professional football player and activist Colin Kaepernick in the new Who HQ Now format featuring newsmakers and trending topics.
Lizzo: Breakout Artist
Melissa Vivianne Jeffersion, known professionally as Lizzo, started singing and rapping at age 10 and performed with several musical groups in her hometowns of Houston and Minneapolis. With her strong lyrics, danceable beats, and positive message, she’s become one of the biggest solo musicians in the world.
Michelle Obama: Get To Know the Influential First Lady and Education Advocate
The first black First Lady in U.S. history (and one of the most beloved), Michelle Obama brought intelligence and passion to her role. Readers will learn how her years as a daughter, student, lawyer, wife, and mother shaped her into the influential education, healthy living, and women’s rights advocate she is today.
How much do you know about Rosa Parks? Find out the facts you need to know about this activitist in the civil rights movement. You’ll learn about the early life, challenges, and major accomplishments of this important American.
How much do you know about Thurgood Marshall? Find out the facts you need to know about this civil rights lawyer and justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. You’ll learn about the early life, challenges, and major accomplishments of this important American.