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Meet the man who invented the Super Soaker

June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lonnie G. Johnson is famous for inventing the most famous toy water gun on the market—the Super Soaker. In this rare clip, Johnson demonstrates, in front of crowd of people, how the super soaker works...

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The 1988 Olympics were an event to remember. That was the year that Florence Griffith Joyner did the impossible, dominating the sprints unlike anything anyone had ever seen. To this day, Griffith’s records haven’t been...

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This man is one of the legends that we should all know about. Dr Guy Bluford has logged over 700 hours in space. That’s serious. He was one of the most elite astronauts at NASA...

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We don’t always get to hear whites give deep analysis of white perceptions of race and racism.  This guy has an interesting point of view.  Check out the video and tell us what you think....

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Some of the music we hear on the radio today is nothing short of complete garbage.  Here is an example of music from an era when hip-hop kept it real and truly represented the people....

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This is a really interesting interview between Min Louis Farrakhan and Phil Donahue. The interview was 30 years ago, but you can see that Farrakhan’s message has remained relatively consistent. Take a look at the...

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In case you didn’t know, Jada Pinkett-Smith had an amazing interview long before she married Will Smith.  On this interview, Jada talks about her life, having kids and all the other things that are on...

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