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July 30, 2012 by Leila Taha
Jesse Owens, a record-breaking Olympic sprinter and the best athlete of his time, spent much of his life struggling with issues of race. Unlike other athletes of his era, Owens' day-to-day life was defined—and restricted—by his color. He suffered humiliating...also in this article
July 25, 2012 by Eudie Pak
July 27, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Biography.com's "Week in Review" highlights interesting people who've made the news this past week—thanks to their endeavors, big ideas, triumphs, importance in...also in this article
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July 23, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
Of all the American female aviators in history, Amelia Earhart has captured the world’s imagination the most. The longevity of her story, perhaps, can be credited...
July 25, 2012 by Kayla Arias
Michael Phelps' outstanding performance at the Beijing 2008 Olympics left some people wondering if he was possibly otherwordly. Well, perhaps he is, folks...maybe, just maybe, he's a time-traveling superhuman! Someone who looks suspiciously like him,...also in this article