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George Washington Carver, Peanut Specialist

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 20, 2014

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

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...

Jesse Jackson, Minister and Politician

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 19, 2014

Minister, shadow senator and founder of PUSH, Jesse Jackson is the famous figure of the day. Jackson was born on October 8, 1941 in California. A year after Jackson was born,  his mother married his step-father, Charles Henry Jackson. His real father was Noah Louis Robinson. Though Jackson kept...

Jackie Robinson: A Baseball Legend

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 11, 2014

Rookie of the Year, the first black Major League Baseball player, and the reason why jerseys with the number 42 on them were retired in MLB,. These are the reasons Jackie Robinson is the famous figure of the day. Robinson started his baseball career in 1945 at age 26, as a shortstop for the Kansas C...

Trying to Fit In

Trying to Fit In

February 10, 2014

Thurgood Marshal: First African American Supreme Court Justice

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 3, 2014

  The first black U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshal, was sworn in on October 2nd, 1967, as the Supreme Court’s 96th Justice.   Marshall was born on July 2nd, 1908. His birth name was Thoroughgood, but he later shortened it to Thurgoo...

Tiger Woods: Legendary Golfer

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 3, 2014

Golf instruction columnist and writer, number one world golfer for the most consecutive weeks and one of the highest paid athletes in the world, Tiger Woods is the famous figure of the day. Eldrick Tont Woods was born on De...

James Earl Jones

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 1, 2014

Today, the legendary actor and voice actor, James Earl Jones, is the very first famous figure of Black History Month. On January 17th, 1931, Jones was born tri-racial, with Irish, Black, and Native american in his blood. He was raised by his maternal grandparents starting at age 5, but he didn’...

LHS grad uses clothing to help students achieve goals

Sadarria Christian, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

LHS students flood the campus with specialized apparel in order to help support and notify others about the A.I.M. Movement, a mindset to help students reach their goals and started by graduate Ve'Neesha Brown, who said A.I.M....

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