|Although Clarence Muse was an accomplished actor, director, and screenwriter, he was often typecast in|
mainstream films as a railway porter. He is shown here in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt (1943).
On October 14, 1916 Paul Robeson missed the only football game of his college career when the team from Washington and Lee College in Virginia refused to take the field against an African American. Rutgers coach George Sanford excluded Robeson from this game but later refused to give in to similar requests. Robeson was a two-time All-American and Walter Camp considered him to be the greatest defensive end ever.
On October 14, 1964 Martin Luther King won the Nobel Peace Prize for his contributions to the American civil rights movement. The award came a year after the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and months after the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. At the age of 35 he was youngest winner of the prize since its inception in 1901.He donated the prize money, valued at $54,600, to the civil rights movement.
|"Arnold R. Fesser, oiler, 17 years at sea: `We got a big job to do until this war is won. We will keep them|
sailing until the end. Then we have got time for holidays." October 14, 1944. 357-G-203-4690.
|October 14, 1969 [during UCSB Black Student Union takeover of North Hall]|
two children of concerned parents hang out at campus during action
|First black homecoming queen at Northeastern University, Linda Brown and her escort: October 14, 1972|
| October 14, 1980 Bob Marley performs in his last concert before|
he untimely joins the ancestors succumbing to cancer.
|Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o at the premiere of '12 Years A Slave'|
at the Directors Guild on October 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
|October 14, 2014 "The President lifts the daughter of a departing staff member|
in the Oval Office." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
|Delores De Vega and Other Models Veto Contract - Jet Magazine, October 14, 1954|
|"Only in Defense of Life Should Life Be Taken"|
The Black Panther, October 14, 1972
|On October 14, 1995, Eddie Robinson became the first coach from a historically black college to be on the|
cover of Sports Illustrated. He had achieved his 400th win with the Grambling Tigers earlier in the week.
|A Shining Thread of Hope by Darlene Clark Hine. $11.32. 368 pages.|
Publisher: Broadway (October 14, 2009). Author: Darlene Clark Hine
|October 14, 2010, Rolling Stone -- President Obama|