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March 15, 2012 by Kayla Arias
One man is famous for breaking a long-standing race barrier by hiring Jackie Robinson, the other is best known for his role as husband and father on the TV sitcom...also in this article
Civil Rights Activist, Business Leader / 1881 - 1965
Branch Rickey was an innovative baseball executive known for his groundbreaking 1945 decision to bring Jackie Robinson into the major leagues, thereby breaking the color barrier.
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor / 1952 -Actor John Goodman played husband and father Dan Connor on the TV sitcom Roseanne, for which he won several Emmys. He has since starred in a number of films.
February 3, 2012 by Rhonda Hilario-Caguiat
In an age where multiple small screens and big screens fight for our attention, the Super Bowl stands out as a sure thing for drawing a huge audience. That's why...also in this article
Basketball Player / 1963 -
Michael Jordan is a former American basketball player who led the Bulls to six national championships and earned the NBA Most Valuable Player Award five times.
Dancer, Singer, Reality Television Star / 1978 -
Kevin Federline, best known for his marriage to superstar Britney Spears in 2004, has performed as a backup dancer for such pop stars as Michael Jackson.
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.
February 2, 2012 by Josh Mapes
Whether it's Chariots of Fire, Raging Bull or Brian's Song, the best sports movies are often based on true stories. Films that showcase athletes using their strength...also in this article
Film Actor / 1954 -
Former star of the hit TV drama St. Elsewhere, actor/director Denzel Washington has earned popular and critical acclaim for his roles in several feature films, including Training Day and American Gangster.