Bringing the past to life with colour

Cassius Marcellus Clay

Honorable-Cassius Clay
Not the boxer, Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr, who became Muhammad Ali upon his conversion to Islam, nor his father, Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr, but the Kentucky state representative who fought for the abolition of slavery, often at the risk of his life, and despite coming from a family of slave-owners.

Honorable-Cassius Clay

Original B&W photo.

 

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2 responses

  1. Well that was certainly something I did not know but am glad to know it now. Thanks so much.

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    October 22, 2013 at 11:51 pm

  2. It’s amazing how much history I’ve learned, just by doing some colouring in!

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    October 23, 2013 at 12:03 am

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