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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank.
  • Civil Rights Activist
  • (c. 1818–1895)

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs co-founded Apple Computers with Steve Wozniak. Under Jobs' guidance, the company pioneered a series of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone and iPad.
  • Inventor
  • (1955–2011)

Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek is an actress, director and producer of Mexican and Lebanese descent who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in 'Frida.'
  • Film Actress
  • (1966–)


Liliuokalani was Hawaii's first queen and final sovereign ruler before the islands were annexed by the United States in 1898.
  • Queen
  • (1838–1917)

Mark Harmon

Television star Mark Harmon has been on long-running shows such as St. Elsewhere, Chicago Hope and NCIS.
  • Film Actor,
  • Television Actor
  • (1951–)

Keanu Reeves

Actor Keanu Reeves has starred in the movies 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure,' 'Speed,' 'The Matrix' and 'John Wick,' among many other projects.
  • Film Actor,
  • Director
  • (1964–)

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