BeBe Winans is an American gospel and R&B singer. The youngest male member of the renowned gospel family the Winans, BeBe's latest profe...
Ernestine Shepherd is a fitness trainer and professional model. She is also determined, disciplined and dedicated to staying fit. The 80-yea...
“Maz” Jobrani is an Iranian-American comedian and actor who loves to make people laugh. His comedy draws on his personal life as well as a...
Maker's Row helps entrepreneurs with their brands to start producing their products in the United States so that consumers will see more...
Andy Shallal loves words. His restaurant in Washington, D.C., named Poets and Busboys, features ceiling-to-floor bookshelves. As an Muslim-A...
Martha Graham, 1894-1991: The Mother of Modern Dance
Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1962: She Was the Most Influential Wife of Any American President
Fred Astaire, 1899-1987: His acting, singing and dancing changed the American motion picture musical
Stephen Foster, 1826-1864: America's First Popular Songwriter
Bella Abzug, 1920-1998: Activist for Women’s Rights was Known for her Large Hats and Strong Opinions
How Johnny Appleseed Grew Into a Folk Hero
Barbara McClintock, 1902-1992: She Made Important Discoveries about Genes and Chromosomes
“Buffalo Bill” Cody, 1846-1917: He Represented the Spirit and Tradition of the American West
Gwendolyn Brooks, 1917-2000: First African-American to Win a Pulitzer Prize for Literature
Truman Capote, 1924-1984: Created the First Nonfiction Novel With 'In Cold Blood'
Artie Shaw, 1910-2004: Last Great Musician of the Big Band Era
George Abbott, 1887-1995: 'Mister Broadway'
Beverly Sills, 1929-2007: A Beautiful Voice for Opera and the Arts
Chief Joseph, 1840-1904: A Hero of Freedom for Native Americans, Part Two
Chief Joseph, 1840-1904: A Great Nez Perce Indian Chief