Author: M.A. USman Jr

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Sidney Poitier


Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE (pronounced /ˈpwɑːtjeɪ/ or /ˈpwɑːti.eɪ/; born February 20, 1927) is a Bahamian American actor, film director, author, and diplomat. He broke through as a star in acclaimed performances in American films and plays, which, by consciously defying racial […]

Robert Mugabe


Robert Gabriel Mugabe (Shona pronunciation: [muɡaɓe], English: /mʊˈɡɑːbeɪ/ moo-GAH-bay; born 21 February 1924) is the second and currentPresident of Zimbabwe. One of the leaders of the liberation movement against white-minority rule, he was elected into power as […]

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Tyler Perry


Tyler Perry (born Emmitt Perry, Jr. September 13, 1969) is an American actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, producer, and author.[1]Already a successful artist in Southern theatre, Perry began to make national celebrity status in 2005 with the release of his first movie,Diary of […]

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Malcolm X


Malcolm X (pronounced /ˈmælkəm ˈɛks/; May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), born Malcolm Little and also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz[1] (Arabic: الحاجّ مالك الشباز‎), was an African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist.[2][3][4][5]To his admirers, he was a courageous advocate […]

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Usain Bolt


Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D. (pronounced /ˈjuːseɪn/;[7] born 21 August 1986), is a Jamaican sprinter and a three-time World and Olympicgold medalist. He is the world record and Olympic record holder in the 100 metres, the 200 metres and (along with his teammates) the4 x 100 metres […]

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Pelé


Edison Arantes do Nascimento[3][4] KBE (born 23 October 1940), best known by his nickname Pelé (Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation: [peˈlɛ], usual English pronunciation: /ˈpɛleɪ/) is a retired Brazilian football player. He is widely regarded by polls among football experts, […]

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Eusébio


Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, GCIH, GCM (Portuguese pronunciation: [ewˈzɛbiu dɐ ˈsiɫvɐ fɨˈʁɐjɾɐ]; born 25 January 1942 – 4 January 2014), commonly known simply as Eusébio, is a retired Portuguese football forward of Mozambican origin. He is considered one of […]