I would consider each and every African American who has encountered prejudicial treatment in their lifetime — and still carried on — a hero (“Question of the Week: Who would you consider a Black history hero?").
I would consider each and every African American who stood up for themselves and others — to assure fair and equal treatment for everyone — a hero.
Living with and overcoming the fear that racial bigots and bullies instill in others is heroic.
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