Today In History We Honor Eartha Kitt
'Eartha Mae Kitt was an international star who gave new meaning to the word versatile. She distinguished herself in film, theater, cabaret, music and on television. Miss Kitt was one of only a handful of performers to be nominated for a Tony (three times), the Grammy (twice), and Emmy Award (twice).' via earthakitt.com
(photo: Eartha Kitt)
- CARTER Magazine
September 2, 2014

Today In History We Honor Eartha Kitt

'Eartha Mae Kitt was an international star who gave new meaning to the word versatile. She distinguished herself in film, theater, cabaret, music and on television. Miss Kitt was one of only a handful of performers to be nominated for a Tony (three times), the Grammy (twice), and Emmy Award (twice).' via earthakitt.com

(photo: Eartha Kitt)

- CARTER Magazine

September 1, 2014

Lupe Fiasco “Remission” ft. Jennifer Hudson and Common

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Today In History
'Dr. George Washington Carver, scientist and discoverer of over 300 products from the peanut and sweet potato, began his remarkable career as a distinguished Agricultural Chemist at Tuskegee Institute on this date September 1, 1896.'
(photo: Dr. George Washington Carver)
- CARTER Magazine
September 1, 2014

Today In History

'Dr. George Washington Carver, scientist and discoverer of over 300 products from the peanut and sweet potato, began his remarkable career as a distinguished Agricultural Chemist at Tuskegee Institute on this date September 1, 1896.'

(photo: Dr. George Washington Carver)

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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)

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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)

- CARTER Magazine