Teaching him #FinancialLiteracy for his upcoming 13th birthday.
"Papa will give you the five dollars- to be added to your bank account."
Pickens was also a linguist who spoke 4 languages.
In the group photo below, Pickens is identified with the red circle around his face with other leading Baltimore activists of the day.
Courtesy of Nanny Jack & Co Archives
Colorized courtesy of #DeOldify