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Leila Taha is a regular contributor for BIO Now. She would love for Michael Jackson's ghost to haunt her house.
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
January 26, 2012 by Leila Tahaalso in this article
February 24, 2012 by Leila Taha
The 86th Academy Awards is the biggest night in showbiz for those in the filmmaking industry. And for actors and actresses in particular, this Sunday night's awards...also in this article
Actor, Director, Screenwriter / 1935 -
Woody Allen is an American comedian, filmmaker and writer who directed and starred in two of his most famous films, Annie Hall and Manhattan.
February 3, 2012 by Leila Tahaalso in this article
Civil Rights Activist, Actor, Football Player, Lawyer, Singer / 1898 - 1976
Paul Robeson was an acclaimed 20th century performer known for productions like The Emperor Jones and Othello. He was also an international activist.
Film Actress / 1895 - 1952
Actress and radio performer Hattie McDaniel became the first African American to win an Oscar in 1940, for her supporting role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind.
January 10, 2012 by Leila Taha
The 2012 presidential election is 10 months away. Thanks to the large crop of contenders for the Republican nomination, though, we've already had 15 nights of live...also in this article
Film Actor, Television Actor, U.S. President, U.S. Governor / 1911 - 2004
President Ronald Reagan helped redefine the purpose of government and pressured the Soviet Union to end the Cold War. He solidified the conservative agenda for decades after his presidency.
Diplomat, U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Representative / 1924 -
The 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush served as vice president under Ronald Reagan. He is the father of George W. Bush, the 43rd president.