Their actions prompted a wave of similar acts of nonviolent civil disobedience and escalated the movement to end the Vietnam War.
Although President Trump presented Mandy Manning with the 2018 education award at the White House, the press was not allowed to witness her acceptance speech.
The rap artist provoked controversy in an interview with celebrity news website TMZ when he said, "When you hear about slavery for 400 years ... that sounds like a choice."
The president's crackdown on immigrants and his dislike for the news media collided in Memphis as a well-known journalist was arrested while covering a protest against immigration detention.
The 26-year-old environmental and racial justice activist was unjustly prosecuted and imprisoned, and now, in the third trimester of a high-risk pregnancy, is serving a mandatory two-year sentence.