George Washington Carver News
President Obama Celebrates the American Spirit of Innovation
In his State of the Union address, Obama highlights the importance on medical research.
State of the Union 2016: President Obama's Full Prepared Remarks
Below is the full text -- as prepared for delivery -- of President Barack Obama's 2016 State of the Union address: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union. And for this final one, I’m
Georgia Teen Becomes Valedictorian Despite Homeless Past
Chelesa Fearce achieved academic success in high school after years of living in and out of shelters.
President Obama's Speech at Morehouse College
The president addresses graduates during college's 2013 commencement ceremony.
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
The peanut butter cookie was invented in the 1910′s, when George Washington Carver of Alabama’s Tuskegee Institute published a peanut cookbook in an effort to promote the crop. In the cookbook titled, “How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human...
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Excerpt: 'The Noticer: Sometimes, All a Person Needs Is a Little Perspective'
Read an Excerpt From Andy Andrews' Semi-Autobiographical Tale of Hope and Understanding
Philadelphia to host eight major museum shows, from Cezanne to Sendak
Philadelphia is hosting a series of major museum shows this year, showcasing works ranging from the Impressionist art of Paul Cezanne to the drawings of beloved children's author Maurice Sendak. Galileo, The Medici and The Age of Astronomy will be held at The Franklin Institute Science Museum,
Father and Son Team Up for Coat Drive
I don't know realize this but our neighbor next door New Jersey is the second richest state in the country yet to what you want percent of families there live below the poverty line. And sometimes a warm code is an end their budget so a father and son team from the garden state what made it their
Hollywood Still Plagued by Prejudice
February: Black History month. The Academy Awards. Of course, it wasn't until 2002 that an African-American woman, my friend and client Halle Berry, won a Best Actress Oscar. She shared that historic night with yet another friend and African-American, Denzel Washington, who won Best Actor. It took