Discover how sweet, crispy waffle cones get their ice cream-ready shape; rich, dark chocolate milk is transformed from creamy to dreamy; tangy Doritos nachos go from kernel to crunchy chip; and how the special ingredient in cheesy Indian dessert Kesar Rasmalai could break the bank.
Discover how Amy's Kitchen wraps up their scrumptious rice and pinto bean burritos; an Oregon-based company adds a double shot of bacon to lip smacking fried rice that never meets the fryer; sweet little Maraschino cherries get their signature color; and the makers of classic Abba-Zaba candy bars get that perfect combo of chewy taffy and creamy peanut butter.
Discover how sweet and crunchy Boston Baked Beans are made to be the candy version of a traditional side dish; the tangy strawberry filling in a Welch's fruit yogurt snack receives a creamy coating; brocato, a decadently cheesy Scottish breakfast pie, gets its signature stand up pastry shell; and Kerr's infuses their irresistible peppermint chocolate candies with an authentically spicy flavor.
Discover how irresistibly flaky sausage rolls, fluffy marshmallow Easter treats, sweet and sour lollipops, and zesty, crunchy pita puffs get to the masses. From raw materials to finished products, FOOD FACTORY reveals the wonders of how food is really made.
Discover how smooth caramel and milky chocolate combine with scrumptious pretzels to produce a perfect salty sweet snack; the makers of Jelly Bellys get those mouth-watering flavors into their jellybeans; lip-smacking Korean dumplings are jam-packed with savory spices and healthy veggies; and meaty, finger-licking Cornish pasties get their signature shape from an underground connection.
Discover how cool and refreshing frozen yogurt gets its dizzying layers of crunchy toffee and peanut butter swirl; the origin of crispy spring rolls and what really goes into plum sauce; Purdy's rich and gooey Sweet Georgia Browns get their mouthwatering salty sweet balance; and double-the-pleasure brie gets its fuzzy white coat and creamy goodness.
In 1895, W.E.B. Du Bois became the first African American to earn a doctorate from Harvard. He fought for African American rights and cofounded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
In 1895, scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois became the first African American to earn a doctorate from Harvard. He fought for African American rights during the first half of the 20th century, during which time he cofounded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Visit the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a leading research institute for the history and culture of people of African descent.
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Flip through these photos of some of Black History's most important, controversial and inspiring figures. Check out our African-American Firsts - Athletes, Black Comedians, Million-Dollar Ideas, African-American Biopics, African-American Expats, or explore all of our Black History photos.
Celebrate the historical icons of America's black community through this interactive journey.