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In 1957, famed television reporter Mike Wallace interviewed Thurgood Marshall about integration and the violence that plagued black people in the south. The words spoken by Marshall still applies today, as black people are still...

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Frederick McKinley Jones invented one of the most important tools used in the trucking industry today—automatic refrigeration. The automatic refrigeration system, or what is called the portable air-cooling unit, was designed for trucks that were...

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Many remember Paul Robeson to be a vigilant and fearless speaker on race issues at a time when racial tensions in America were at an all time high. This singer and actor, who also played...

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Video: This black man created potato chips

June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

After a customer complained that his French fries were too thick, Chef George Crum, who worked in a Saratoga Springs, NY restaurant accidentally created the potato chip. He took a potato and sliced it very...

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The world misses B.B. King.  The reigning KING of blues and guitar soul legend passed away recently on May 14, 2015. In this rare clip, he talks about what made him start playing the guitar...

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In this rare clip, Malcolm X and literary legend James Baldwin discuss the protest tactics that black people, specifically college students, were practicing during that time. Malcolm X, who was known for his unconventional methods...

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A lot of people remember Tupac for being the soldier that he was. He was also an extraordinary rapper. But what people don’t realize is that he had a deeper, more meaningful side to his...

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This great black inventor’s story will show the power of getting a good education....

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Have you ever heard that old European myth that the Egyptian pyramids were so amazing and complex that they had to have been built by aliens?  Well, that’s a rumor that’s been circulated for years...

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She grew up as a young girl wanting to go into space. She would stare at the stars and wonder how she could get there. Starting off on the South Side of Chicago, Dr Mae...

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