Today In History We Honor Charles Drew
'As a noted surgeon and scientist, Charles Drew was responsible for creating the technology to store blood for long periods of time. His lifelong concern for the necessary transport and storage of blood and plasma made him a pioneer in his field and a valued scientist in world history. Drew saved thousands of soldiers’ lives in World War Two, when he developed his technology and techniques during the Battle of Britain; and millions more since then.'
(photo: Charles Drew)
- CARTER Magazine
August 31, 2014

Today In History We Honor Charles Drew

'As a noted surgeon and scientist, Charles Drew was responsible for creating the technology to store blood for long periods of time. His lifelong concern for the necessary transport and storage of blood and plasma made him a pioneer in his field and a valued scientist in world history. Drew saved thousands of soldiers’ lives in World War Two, when he developed his technology and techniques during the Battle of Britain; and millions more since then.'

(photo: Charles Drew)

- CARTER Magazine

August 30, 2014

Usher “She Came To Give It To You” | ft Nicki Minaj

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Today In History
'Roy Wilkins, the second Executive Director of the NAACP, was born in St. Louis, MO, on this date in 1901. He was a prominent civil rights activist in the United States from the 1930s to the 1970s. Wilkins was active in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and between 1931 and 1934 was assistant NAACP secretary under Walter Francis White.'
(photo: Roy Wilkins)
- CARTER Magazine
August 30, 2014

Today In History

'Roy Wilkins, the second Executive Director of the NAACP, was born in St. Louis, MO, on this date in 1901. He was a prominent civil rights activist in the United States from the 1930s to the 1970s. Wilkins was active in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and between 1931 and 1934 was assistant NAACP secretary under Walter Francis White.'

(photo: Roy Wilkins)

- CARTER Magazine

August 29, 2014

The Weeknd “King Of The Fall” | Video

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Today In History
'Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop,” was born in Gary, IN, on this date August 29, 1958. Michael is one of the most widely beloved entertainers and profoundly influential artists of all-time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture.'
(photo: Michael Jackson)
- CARTER Magazine
August 29, 2014

Today In History

'Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop,” was born in Gary, IN, on this date August 29, 1958. Michael is one of the most widely beloved entertainers and profoundly influential artists of all-time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture.'

(photo: Michael Jackson)

- CARTER Magazine

August 28, 2014

How To Eat Sushi | Naomichi Yasuda

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Today In History We Honor Bayard Rustin
'2012 marks the 100th anniversary of Bayard Rustin’s birth, a visionary strategist and activist who has been called “the unknown hero” of the civil rights movement. A disciple of Gandhi, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr., and the architect of the 1963 March on Washington, Rustin dared to live as an openly gay man during the fiercely homophobic 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.' via rustin.org
(photo: Bayard Rustin)
- CARTER Magazine
August 28, 2014

Today In History We Honor Bayard Rustin

'2012 marks the 100th anniversary of Bayard Rustin’s birth, a visionary strategist and activist who has been called “the unknown hero” of the civil rights movement. A disciple of Gandhi, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr., and the architect of the 1963 March on Washington, Rustin dared to live as an openly gay man during the fiercely homophobic 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.' via rustin.org

(photo: Bayard Rustin)

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Today In History We Honor Judith Jamison
'Judith Jamison joined Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1965 and quickly became an international star. Over the next 15 years, Mr. Ailey created some of his most enduring roles for her, most notably the tour-de-force solo Cry. During the 1970s and ‘80s, she appeared as a guest artist with ballet companies all over the world, starred in the hit Broadway musical Sophisticated Ladies, and formed her own company, The Jamison Project. She returned to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1989 when Mr. Ailey asked her to succeed him as Artistic Director. In the 21 years that followed, she brought the Company to unprecedented heights, including two historic engagements in South Africa and a 50-city global tour to celebrate the Company’s 50th anniversary.’ via AlvinAiley.org
(photo: Judith Jamison)
- CARTER Magazine
August 27, 2014

Today In History We Honor Judith Jamison

'Judith Jamison joined Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1965 and quickly became an international star. Over the next 15 years, Mr. Ailey created some of his most enduring roles for her, most notably the tour-de-force solo Cry. During the 1970s and ‘80s, she appeared as a guest artist with ballet companies all over the world, starred in the hit Broadway musical Sophisticated Ladies, and formed her own company, The Jamison Project. She returned to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1989 when Mr. Ailey asked her to succeed him as Artistic Director. In the 21 years that followed, she brought the Company to unprecedented heights, including two historic engagements in South Africa and a 50-city global tour to celebrate the Company’s 50th anniversary.’ via AlvinAiley.org

(photo: Judith Jamison)

- CARTER Magazine

August 27, 2014

GREATNESS MEETS GREATNESS | Michael Jordan & Roger Federer

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Today In History
'Valerie Simpson Ashford, composer, singer, and producer, was born in New York City, on this date August 26, 1948.'
(photo: Valerie Simpson Ashford)
- CARTER Magazine
August 26, 2014

Today In History

'Valerie Simpson Ashford, composer, singer, and producer, was born in New York City, on this date August 26, 1948.'

(photo: Valerie Simpson Ashford)

- CARTER Magazine