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March 2, 2012 by Leila Taha
Today is Texas Independence Day. On this day in 1836, Texas broke from Mexico and formed the Republic of Texas. It wasn't until 10 years later that Texas was annexed by the United States, and Texans still celebrate their independence day each year....also in this article
March 1, 2012 by Leila Taha
March is women's history month, a time when we remember not just women who star in movies or hold elected office, but women who have made an impact by speaking...also in this article
March 1, 2012 by Kayla Arias
"Believe me when I say being a woman is great," raps Queen Latifah in her 1989 single, "Ladies First," a hit that quickly became a female empowerment anthem. Just...also in this article
Film Actress, Television Actress, Entrepreneur, Music Producer, Rapper, Singer / 1970 -
Queen Latifah is an American rapper, record producer and actress known for her roles in the films Set it Off, Bone Collector, Last Holiday and Chicago.
February 28, 2012 by Leila Tahaalso in this article
Activist, Tennis Player / 1943 - 1993
Arthur Ashe is the first African American to win the men's singles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, and the first black American to be ranked No. 1 in the world.