To celebrate Women's History Month and Red Cross Month, we're taking a look at the inspiring life of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, who made it her mission to serve humanity in troubled spots around the world.
When Helen Keller remembered the first time she met her future benefactor Alexander Graham Bell as a child, she wrote that she felt he understood her and she "loved him at once." Today, on Bell's birthday, here's a look at the enduring friendship between the two historical greats.
Thirty-seven years ago today, grave robbers stole Charlie Chaplin's body from a cemetery in Switzerland and held it for ransom. We look at the body-snatching crime against 'The Tramp,' along with some other famous victims.
In honor of what would've been Elizabeth Taylor's 83rd birthday today, we take a look at her along with four other classic film actresses whose passion for humanitarian causes were as strong as their celebrity.
A'Lelia Bundles, great-great-granddaughter of Madam C.J. Walker, shares the business principles which drove the pioneering African-American entrepreneur to become one of history's most inspiring success stories.
Today on the birthday of pioneering civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois, we take a look at his rivalry with Booker T. Washington and how both leaders and their clashing ideologies paved the way for the modern Civil Rights Movement in America.
Seventy-five years ago, Hattie McDaniel made history as the first African American to win an Oscar. From humble beginnings, McDaniel was a born entertainer and her role as “Mammy” in 1939’s 'Gone With The Wind' solidified her as an enduring cinema icon.