Dean Smith, legendary former North Carolina coach, dies at 83 (updated)
Michael Jordan and others remember him as a mentor.
Charlton Heston
My hero, Mr. Charlton Heston. From my cold dead hands THE SECOND AMENDMENT VINDICATED! The Court said; 'The people' . . . unambiguously refers to all memb...
Josephine Baker
Go to http://www.blackisbeautifulamsterdam.nl for more information and an online research lab. 19-year-old Josephine Baker sensed white fantasies about black...
Josephine Baker's Banana Dance - YouTube
Apr 14, 2008 ... Footage of Josephine Baker performing her infamous Banana Dance at the Folies Bergère in Paris, France c. 1927.
Dean Smith, legendary former North Carolina coach, dies at 83 (updated)
Michael Jordan and others remember him as a mentor.
Queen Mother Moore
Queen Mother Moore (July 27, 1898 – May 2, 1997) was an African-American civil rights leader and a black nationalist who was friends with such civil rights leaders as Marcus Garvey, Nelson Mandela, Ro...
Maggie Kuhn
Maggie Kuhn (August 3, 1905 – April 22, 1995) was an American activist known for founding the Gray Panthers movement in August 1970, after being forced into retirement by the Presbyterian Church...
Jeanette Brooks Priebe
Jeanette Brooks Priebe (born July 4, 1937) was the Tennessee-born Director of the Louisville Civil Service Board in Kentucky when she instituted the first affirmative action hiring program for the Lou...
Albert Lewis Fletcher
Albert Lewis Fletcher (October 28, 1896 – December 6, 1979) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Little Rock from 1946 to 1972.
Albert Fletcher was bo...
Andrew Hatcher
Andrew Hatcher (1923–1990) was an associate press secretary to President John F. Kennedy and a founder, in 1963, of 100 Black Men of America.Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Hatcher graduated from Withe...
Ruby Sales
Ruby Sales (born July 8, 1948 in Jemison, Alabama) is an African-American social activist.
Ruby Nell Sales was born in 1948 in Jemison, Alabama. She attended local segregated schools and was also ...
Helen Zia
Helen Zia (traditional Chinese: 謝漢蘭; simplified Chinese: 谢汉兰; pinyin: Xiè Hànlán; born 1952) is an American journalist and scholar who has covered Asian American communities and social and...
Warren Farrell
Warren Thomas Farrell (born June 26, 1943) is an American educator, activist and author of seven books on men's and women's issues.He came to prominence in the 1970s, championing the cause of second w...
Margo Schlanger
Margo Schlanger is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, and the founder and director of the Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse. From 2010-2012, while on leave from her prof...