New York Islanders head coach Al Arbour looks on with players from the bench during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Vancouver Canucks on May 11, 1982 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. The Hockey Hall of Fame coach passed away on Aug. 28, 2015 at the age of 82. Arbour was best known for leading the Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cups and an NHL record 19 consecutive playoff series wins. (John Iacono for SI)
Black history isn’t a separate history. This is all of our history, this is American history, and we need to understand that. It has such an impact on kids and their values and how they view black people. - Karyn Parsons
In 1963, everyone begged William Lewis Moore not to go to Mississippi. His family worried about where he would sleep & eat. He reminded them that he had been a Marine & that Marines could handle anything. He insisted on hand-delivering a letter to the governor, urging the staunch segregationist to change. But he never made it to Miss. He was shot to death April 23, 1963, after crossing into Alabama. Although police quickly identified a suspect,
Floyd Simpson, a Ku Klux Klan member, but no one was charged. #Hate it!