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Highest Black Achiever Dr. Willard Wigan: The Master of Micro Miniature Art

The world of micro miniatures - intricate, tiny handmade works of art which cannot be seen with the natural eye - was revolutionized by...

THE INDOMITABLE TRACY CHAPMAN MAKES HISTORY

In the late 1980's Tracy Chapman burst onto the music scene with her eponymous debut album after being signed to Electra records. The album’s...

JAMAICA’S PRIZED SPRINTER – ELAINE THOMPSON-HERAH

As one of Jamaica’s sprint queens, Elaine Thompson-Herah has been one of the most dominant track athletes to represent the country. Born on June...

JAMAICAN – JODY-ANN MAXWELL MAKES HISTORY

ABOUT JODY-ANN MAXWELL In the world of competitive spelling, Jody-Ann Maxwell's name stands out as a testament to her unyielding pursuit of excellence. Born and...

BUSINESS MAGNATE ALIKO DANGOTE – THE RICHEST MAN IN AFRICA

ABOUT ALIKO DANGOTE Come what may, and despite harsh criticisms leveled against him from his fellowmen, Aliko Dangote has cemented his name in the annals...

MAYA ANGELOU – INSPIRATIONAL RESILIENT & POETIC (4/4/1928 – 5/28/2014)

ABOUT MAYA ANGELOU Maya Angelou was an unbelievable poet with powerful words that transcended across nations. She is a true testament to resiliency and wisdom.Born...

NBA HALL OF FAMER – WILT CHAMBERLAIN (8/21/1936 – 10/12/1999)

ABOUT WILT CHAMBERLAIN The NBA Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain is considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time. As a basketball player,...

SHEILA JOHNSON CO-FOUNDER OF BET – A PIONEER OF NO MEAN ORDER

Introduction: This is a story that attests to strategic and innovative building and the relentless pursuit of excellence which paid off in the end for...

BLACK SUPERMODEL DONYALE LUNA (8/31/1945 – 5/17/1979)

INTRODUCTION OF DONYALE LUNA In her daughter’s intriguing, profound story, she describes her relationship with her mother as, “a life colored by her absence more...

SUPERMODEL IMAN – HELPED PAVE THE WAY

ABOUT IMAN The Somali native landed in New York in 1975 without ever having seen a fashion magazine, worn high-heeled shoes, or worn makeup.Black, beautiful,...

MICHELLE OBAMA – A BEAM OF LIGHT

ABOUT MICHELLE OBAMA Michelle Obama was born on January 17th, 1964, in Chicago. As First Lady she was considered the most popular and respected in...

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Highest Black Achiever Dr. Willard Wigan: The Master of Micro Miniature Art

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JAMAICA’S PRIZED SPRINTER – ELAINE THOMPSON-HERAH

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BILLIONAIRE TYLER PERRY – FROM BRUTAL GRAVITY TO AMAZING POWER

ABOUT TYLER PERRY Tyler Perry was born September 13th, 1969,...
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