Stubborn sense of fairness: Nelson Mandela’s life-long struggle for peace and equality

Standing on the defendant’s dock at his trial in Johannesburg, a black man gives a speech that would inspire nations. It’s 1964 in South Africa, a country torn by racial segregation, and this man is speaking about his ideal of freedom, democracy and equality for all people, black and white. He is on trial for …

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Fire For Learning: Booker T. Washington’s Drive for Education

A young black man one day overhears a conversation. In between the hard clink clink sound of pickaxe striking the earth and in between the groans and grunts of the hard working men deep in a coal mine, he heard the words that gave him hope for life far beyond that of what the small …

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America’s Favorite Little Darling: The Story of Shirley Temple

Shirley Jane Temple is who people called America’s favorite little darling. It was for good reason too. Shirley Temple was an outstanding little girl while growing up and dealing with family, co-workers, and directors. She was born on April 23, 1928 and died recently on February 10, 2014 at the ripe, old age of 85. …

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