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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...

CLARESSA SHIELDS – THE WORLD’S TOP FEMALE BOXER

ABOUT CLARESSA SHIELDS Claressa Shields is not just a fighter by profession that specializes in the craft of professional boxing and mixed martial arts. Claressa...

REGINALD LEWIS – FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO AMERICA’S FIRST BLACK BILLIONAIRE (1942 -1993)

ABOUT REGINALD LEWIS Reginald F. Lewis was born in Baltimore, Maryland on December 7, 1942. Lewis, who was referred to as a titan, was a...

BET’S FOUNDER ROBERT JOHNSON – AMERICA’S SECOND BLACK BILLIONAIRE

ABOUT ROBERT JOHNSON Though Robert Johnson is now the owner and chair of RLJ, an asset management firm, and sits on the board of companies...

BEYONCE – A CHILD OF DESTINY INDEED

ABOUT BEYONCE Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter is one of the most influential game-changers in musical history. Glorified and looked up to by so many little girls...

THE LEGEND – MUHAMMAD ALI (1942-2016)

ABOUT MUHAMMAD ALI The boy Muhammad Ali was born on January 14, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky. Though destined for greatness, he might not have known...

The Magical Musical Icon Michael Jackson

ABOUT MICHAEL JACKSON There never was, and possibly will never be, any debate on who was the biggest pop star in the history of music,...

Gleaning the Truth about Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Lineage and the Civil War

ABOUT ROBERT E. LEE The life and legacy of Confederate General Robert E. Lee have been a subject of ongoing debate and controversy. This, now...

BARAK OBAMA – 44th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2009-2017

ABOUT BARAK OBAMA Some spiritual and metaphysical philosophies suggest that creativity and inspiration can be channeled from a higher source or “collective consciousness.” This alludes...

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

The world of micro miniatures - intricate, tiny handmade...

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JAMAICA’S PRIZED SPRINTER – ELAINE THOMPSON-HERAH

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