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February 16, 2012 by Jennifer Ball
Fashion Week may be wrapping up, but that doesn't stop blogger and fashion expert John Jannuzzi from thinking up more great contemporary fashions for our favorite historical figures. Since we just finished celebrating Lincoln's birthday (Whew! What a...
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...
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...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.
February 9, 2012 by Leila Taha
This Sunday, February 12, is the 54th Annual Grammys. Each year, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences honors outstanding achievements in the music...also in this article
Film Actress, Television Actress, Singer / 1982 -Country singer LeAnn Rimes's album Light Up My Life became the first to debut at number one on the pop, country and contemporary Christian Billboard charts.
Entrepreneur, Inventor / 1847 - 1931
Inventor Thomas Edison created such great innovations as the electric light bulb, the telephone and the phonograph. A savvy businessman, he held more than a 1,000 patents for his inventions.