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February 11, 2012 by Jennifer Ball
According to officials, pop legend Whitney Houston was found dead Saturday at a Beverly Hills, California, hotel. She was 48 years old.
Houston's body was reportedly discovered in her room by a bodyguard. The entertainer was pronounced dead at 6:55 p...
February 23, 2012 by Jennifer Ball
You may remember him as the curmudgeonly character of George Costanza on the cult comedy hit, Seinfeld. But there's so much more to Jason Alexander than his sitcom...
February 29, 2012 by Rhonda Hilario-Caguiatalso in this article
February 23, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
Activist, Film Actor, Television Actor / 1961 -
People's sexiest man alive George Clooney is an Oscar-winning actor best known for playing Dr. Doug Ross on TV's ER and Danny Ocean in the Ocean's Eleven films.
February 14, 2012 by Leila Taha
African-Americans have faced many obstacles over the course of history, but this hasn't stopped bright, innovative individuals from developing inventions that have changed the world. From the traffic light to the blood bank, here are some famous African-American...also in this article
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Publisher / 1877 - 1963
Garrett Morgan blazed a trail for African-American inventors with his many patents, including those for a hair-straightening product, a breathing device, and an improved sewing machine and traffic signal.
Physicist / 1939 -
Scientist George Carruthers created inventions, such as the ultraviolet camera, or spectograph, which was used by NASA in the 1972 Apollo 16 flight, revealing the mysteries of space and the Earth's atmosphere.