An activist, showman, and cultural icon, Ali was stripped of his title a few years later for refusing to fight in Vietnam.
Harry S. McAlpin made history when he became the first African American journalist admitted to a White House press conference.
Bob Marley, who introduced reggae to the world and gave voice to the passion of oppressed people, was born 68 years ago in the Jamaican village of Nine Mile.
The school focused at least officially on industrial and agricultural education in keeping with Washington's pedagogy and philosophy
On this day in 1963 on the eve of the historic March on Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois died in Ghana.
You might be a Bill Withers fan without realizing it. If you ever grooved to Will Smith’s “Just the Two of Us,” sang along with “Lean On Me” or thought to yourself, “Ain’t No Sunshine” when she’s gone, you know Withers’ timeless musical touch.