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In the first part of PBS NewsHour series, “Hidden Histories,” the story of Eunice Carter, who helped take down one of America’s most notorious mob bosses.
Judge Ketanji Onyika Brown Jackson - nominated to the Supreme Court of the United States by President Biden on February 25, 2022. She is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. She began her legal career with three clerkships, including one with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice...
Dr Kizzmekia Corbett ( How to Pronounce), the National Institute of Health's lead scientist for coronavirus vaccine research tells CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta that a vaccine for coronavirus could possibly be available to the general public by next spring.
Kizzmekia "Kizzy" Shanta Corbett ( How to Pronounce), Ph.D., of NIAID's Vaccine Research Center discusses efforts to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, also known as 2019-nCoV) that causes COVID-19 in an interview conducted Jan. 28, 2020. Read More
Dr. Fauci Wants People To Know Covid-19 Vaccine Was Developed By A Black Woman Kizzmekia "Kizzy" Shanta Corbett ( How to Pronounce) - American viral immunologist at the Vaccine Research Center (VRC) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Read More
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addresses supporters in Wilmington, Delaware: first woman to be vice president, first woman of color to be vice president, first woman of South Asian descent, first daughter of immigrants. Harris delivered her first speech as United States Vice President-elect on Saturday night Nov. 7, 2020, in an all-white...
Mellody Hobson - the first residential college at Princeton named for a Black woman. Mellody Hobson and the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation have made the lead gift to establish a new residential college at Princeton University. Hobson College will be the first residential college at Princeton named for a Black woman and will be built on the site...
Who is Kamala Harris? A look at her background and career in politics. She is the junior United States senator, the first African-American, the first Asian-American, and the third female vice presidential running mate on a major party ticket.
Jill Scott captivates the crowd with a medley of “Do You Remember” and “Is It The Way” at the 51st NAACP Image Awards.
Fannie Lou Hamer was posthumously inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1993. She defied anyone who tried to silence her. Hamer is credited with coining the phrase "Mississippi appendectomy" as a euphemism for the involuntary or uninformed sterilization of black women, common in the South in the 1960s.
As of the 2019 World Championships, Biles is the gymnast with the most World medals (25) and most World gold medals (19) of any gender, as well as the female gymnast with the most World all-around titles (5).
Venus and Serena Williams have an incredible Olympic record, but it's no surprise as they have dominated tennis for much of the past decade.