Before she became known as the "replacement" mom on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Daphne Maxwell Reid was the first African American woman named Homecoming Queen at Northwestern University and the first Black woman to grace the cover of Glamour Magazine.
Recalling Nine Spiritual Mentors, Gunned Down During Night of Devotion
The church shooting victims, who ranged in age from 26 to were leaders, motivators, counselors and the people everyone could turn to for a heap of prayer, friends and relatives said.
On May 1950 Gwendolyn Brooks, poet, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for "Annie Allen" (her Collection of Poetry). She became the First African American to receive the Pulitzer Prize. I met the Illinois Poet Laureate in the mid Such a humble beautiful person!
Florida Memory - Former slave Charity Stewart - Jefferson County, Florida
A bullet-riddled Columbine High student, Patrick Ireland, dragged alive out a library window by SWAT team. This kid, after months of surgeries and rehab, still has a bullet lodged near his spine and is partially paralyzed.
These Are The Victims Of The Charleston Church Shooting
Charleston shooting: state senator Clementa Pinckney among victims