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New Librarian

New Librarian

Teresa Medina, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

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Meet Amy Anderson

Meet Amy Anderson

Haley Williams, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

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Morgan Freeman

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 26, 2014

Filed under Black History Month

Known for his distinct voice and Academy Award nominations, Morgan Freeman is today’s famous figure in history. Freeman was born June 1, 1937 in Tennessee and was the youngest of four. He lived with his grandmother as an...

Althea Gibson, Tennis Champion

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 25, 2014

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Professional golfer and tennis player, and the first African American to enter the world of international tennis, Grand Slam winner Althea Gibson is today’s famous figure in history. On August 25, 1927, Althea Gibson was born ...

Hank Aaron, Baseball All-Star

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 23, 2014

Filed under Black History Month

Right fielder, 25 time All-Star, World Series champion and three time Gold Glove winner, Hank Aaron is today’s famous figure of history. On February 5, 1934, Henry Louis Aaron was born in Alabama. He had seven siblings and since his family couldn...

Lewis Latimer, Co-Patenter of an Improved Filament

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 22, 2014

Filed under Black History Month

Patent design sketcher and patenter for improved carbon filaments in light bulbs, Lewis Latimer is today’s famous figure in history. The youngest of five children, Latimer was born on September 4, 1848 in Massachusetts. His father, George Latimer, was a slave to James B. Gray, but escaped to...

Madame C. J. Walker, Philanthropist

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 21, 2014

Filed under Black History Month

As a philanthropist and first self-made feminine millionaire in America, Madame C. J. Walker is the famous figure of the day. On December 23, 1867, Sarah Breedlove was born in Louisiana. She had five siblings, a sister and four brothers. Her older siblings and her parents were slaves and so sh...

George Washington Carver, Peanut Specialist

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 20, 2014

Filed under Black History Month

As a scientist, educator, and developer of 105 recipes that use peanuts, George Washington Carver is today’s famous figure. Around January 1864, Carver was born a slave in Missouri. His mother was sold to Moses Carver. Afte...

W.E.B. Du Bois, Co-Founder of the NAACP

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 20, 2014

Filed under Black History Month

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born on February 23, 1868, in Massachusetts. Du Bois was treated well in his community. He played with white kids as a child, but still experienced racism. However, the racism he experienced w...

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