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January 13, 2012 by Leila Taha
Each year, a day is set aside in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. Schoolchildren learn about King and memorize his famous "I Have a Dream Speech." In 2011, President Obama presided over the unveiling of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial on the National...
December 14, 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
December 27, 2012 by Eudie Pak
2012 has been marked with exhilarating highs and unfathomable lows. From partisan politics, juicy tabloid scandals, inspirational record breakers, and unimaginable...also in this article
Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1961 -
Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to serve as U.S. president. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.
Cyclist, Philanthropist / 1971 -
Lance Armstrong is a professional American cyclist and testicular cancer survivor who, in 2012, was stripped of the seven Tour de France titles he won from 1999 to 2005 due to evidence of performance-enhancing drug use.
Film Actress, Singer / 1963 - 2012
Whitney Houston was an American singer and actress whose first four albums, released between 1985 and 1992, amassed global sales in excess of 86 million copies.
Guest ContributorDecember 18, 2012 by Katie Uva
This month not only marked the 71st anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor but also the release of Hyde Park on Hudson, which recounts the weekend the King and...also in this article
Diplomat, U.S. First Lady / 1884 - 1962
The wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of the first lady through her active participation in American politics.
December 12, 2012 by Eudie Pak
December 17, 2012 by Andrew Cannizzaro
The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal makers. While we're digging through these archives, we often come across amazing photos that we're...