Brave. Black. First. 500 Piece Puzzle
- 500 pieces
- Includes poster with additional biographical information
This fun and colorful puzzle celebrates the groundbreaking African American women artists, athletes, activists, politicians, and writers who championed civil rights in their communities. From Sojourner Truth and Ruby Bridges to Angela Davis and Michelle Obama, the overlaid images combine to create a snapshot of the iconic African American women whose heroism and bravery rewrote the American story.
During the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, African Americans staged civil rights marches in Washington, D.C. and the South. In their struggle for equality, African Americans demanded basic constitutional rights that had been denied to them for over 150 years, such as equal access to jobs, the right to decent homes and neighborhoods, equal protection under the law, and the freedom to assemble peaceably.