History has referred to her as "the Jackie Robinson of tennis" for breaking the color barrier. On August 22, 1950, Althea Gibson, an American sportswoman, became the first African-American woman to be a competitor on the world tennis tour. She was the first to win a 'grand slam' title
Background: A handsome African American baby boy named Brennen Jair McAllister was born on February 23,1998 in Akon, Ohio.
Life has a funny way of presenting opportunities for us. Just ask Junior Rociqa who went from groundskeeper to making his NRL debut at the very same ground for the Cronulla Sharks.
“I have been to over 100 schools,” began Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton, who is focusing on what she refers to as the 4 E’s: Entrepreneurship, Education, Emergency preparedness, and being an Example.
I Shaleta Garrett have been providing financial support for Trevious Z. Garrett and Ziiana S. Garrett since birth. They, Ziiana and Trevious, have been residing with me, Shaleta Garrett, in my residence, 315 Powell Mill rd. since birth. I, Shaleta Garrett, provide shelter, clothing, hygiene, medical bills, school funds, food, and all of their other needs.
Tonta Willhite I feel that we should communicate in person. You can get more detail in person or notice how that person is feeling which you don’t get so much detail over the phone. Plus the internet has had a lot of bad things happen on it over the past few
The Life of Tila Henderson In the life of the day of Tila Henderson is unplanned and sometimes even unorganized. “I have to get up and check my school schedule and my athletic training schedule. Anything new can come up and throw you off course. ” said Tila Henderson. Her current major is athletic training and she is pursuing her major at Nicholls State University. “I never been to a school where athletic training is token to high extremes. Being able to be a part of this team and organization is just a blessing,” quoted Tila. Henderson mentioned it wasn’t easy getting to where she is now, but it was worth it.
Twenty-one years ago this month, on September 6, 1992, the decomposed body of Christopher McCandless was discovered by moose hunters just outside the northern boundary of Denali National Park. He had died inside a rusting bus that served as a makeshift shelter for trappers, dog mushers, and other backcountry visitors. Taped to the door was a note scrawled on a page torn from a novel by Nikolai
Katheryn Marie Hawkins was born in fort Knox Kentucky on December 29,1998, at Ireland military hospital where she was 81 lbs , 6 oz and 23 inches - normal delivery . she was the second child of Russell and Catania Hawkins . she spent her 1st 6 months at home with her mom but on the 7th month, she started daycare at little angels daycare . she loved it there and they loved her . her favorite food was strained Gerber peaches and strawberries . her favorite drink was milk . she learned how to walk and talk faster than her older brother and even began doing chores around the house by the time she was 2 .
Alexander Supertramp, a nickname used by Chris McCandless, stunned the whole nation with his unique experience. Some people said that he was a hero and he escaped from tarnished and sinful world to a wonderland in Alaska where he could live in harmony with nature. On the other side, some people judged that he was a tactless idiot who paid a price for his recklessness.
Joni Eareckson Tada stood at the edge of the rock as she had done many times that summer. When she dove into the water, she felt her head hit something hard. An agonizing pain tore through her head. She felt as if her hands and feet were tied by ropes. As she rode in the back of the ambulance that afternoon, Joni thought that her injury was not serious. She had no idea how drastically her life was about to change.
My name is Kaela Andersen. I was born in Detroit, Michigan and raised in the quaint little town of Vernon, Utah. I went to Tooele High School and shortly after graduation, my family and I moved in with my grandmother in Provo. My immediate family consist of my parents and
Lawren Harris is an iconic Canadian painter. Best known for being a member of the group of seven, his landscape paintings are still admired by millions of people today. Harris was born on the 23rd of October, 1885 in Brantford, Ontario. His parents were Thomas and Anna Harris and he was born into a wealthy family. He attended St. Andrew’s College and then went on to study art in Berlin. He married Beatrice Phillips in 1910 and they had three children together. Harris divorced Beatrice and married Bess Housser in 1934. He became friends with J.E.H MacDonald in 1911 and together they formed the Group of Seven in the early 1920’s. Harris died on the 27th of January, 1970 at the age of 84.
Cammie Morgan is a student at the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women, she takes the same classes, and she has the same goals: to become a spy. The Gallagher Academy is really a spy academy for the training of exceptional young women. Martial arts black belts, fluency in fourteen languages, and expert hacking abilities are all included in the most basic parts of this challenging course. Sophomore year is when the students start their first field work, in Covert Operations (CoveOps) class. Then Cammie takes on a CoveOp of her own and is about to perform her most challenging assignment: becoming a normal girl to date a normal boy.Out one night she meets a boy, and falls for him, unable to tell him who she really is, she uses all her
CREATIVE LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE When North East Ohio Medical University sponsored a student led project, BetheBeautifulU was formed. Our campaign’s goal is to expose social media’s negative effect on teenage self-esteem due to its focus on Eurocentric standards of beauty. BetheBeautifulU’s purpose was to confront Cleveland's high school issues with self-esteem hidden within high school culture. We came up with numerous topics, like body positivity, but the one that was deeply anchored in our school was colorism. Colorism in Cleveland school districts and the media perpetuates the idea that lighter skinned people are more beautiful and most accepted compared to dark skin people. During our seminar to promote BetheBeautifulU, we asked