Barack Obama is the first African American to serve as the president of the U.S. He was first elected to the presidency in 2008, and then again in 2012. He was born on the 4th of August 1961, in Hawaii to an American mother and a Kenyan father.
Back when he was campaigning to be president, it was widely thought that there was no way a black man could ever hold such a high position as the president of the USA. Comments like those below were commonplace in the American Press;
Serena Williams, born September 26, 1981, is regarded as one of the greatest female tennis players of all time. At age 3, her father started her tennis training using information he picked up from books and videos.
Below are some of her best quotes.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, born on September 4, 1981, is an award winning American singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, dancer and business woman. She is one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
She has won 20 Grammy Awards and is the most nominated woman in the award’s history.
Below are some of her best quotes. Read More
Mohammed Ali is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights in the history of boxing. He first man to win the undisputed world heavyweight boxing title three times.
Before turning professional, he won numerous amateur titles and achieved an outstanding record of 100 wins to 5 losses. At age 22 he won the world heavyweight championship.
He was a charismatic figure who was recognised internationally. He was known as “The Greatest”
“Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.”
More inspirational quotes from “The Greatest”.