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Joe Lewis

Joe Lewis

February 27, 2019

Joe “Brown Bomber” Louis was an African American boxer, who held the world heavyweight championship...

Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks

February 23, 2019

Henrietta Lacks is known as the “Immortal Women” and the source of the HeLa cells. Lacks was born Loretta Pleasant in R...

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

February 18, 2019

His ancestors fought for his right to vote, little did they know, that one day, he would be the one others...

Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells

February 16, 2019

Ida Bell Wells, was an activist, abolitionist, and journalist that used the power of writing to help...

Madam C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker

February 14, 2019

Sarah Breedlove or Madam C.J. Walker was born on December 23, 1867, in Delta, Louisiana. She was born...

Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington

February 12, 2019

Booker Taliaferro Washington or Booker T. Washington, was an educator, activist, and founder that built...

Henry ‘Box’ Brown

Henry ‘Box’ Brown

February 10, 2019

Boarded inside four closed walls, traveling through land, sea, and trails, Henry ‘Box’ Brown was...

Alberta King

Alberta King

February 8, 2019

Brought up as a Minister’s son, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. used his biblical understandings to help...

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

February 7, 2019

Jackie Robinson was a civil right activist and the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball,...

‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson

‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson

February 6, 2019

Beginning his musical career at the young age of five, Michael Jackson, was a legendary influence for...

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