How African-American home ownership increased in this changing Chapel Hill neighborhood
African-Americans over the age of 65 who pay more than 30 percent of their incomes on housing are the least likely population to age in place.
First African-American Female Judge On New York's Top Court Found Dead
Updated at 11:45 a.m. Friday Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to New York's Court of Appeals, was
Coroner rules Baton Rouge African American History museum founder's death a homicide
Police confirmed Monday that the 75-year-old's body was found in the trunk of her own car.
20 Famous African Americans Who Studied Abroad
10 Great Quotes from Thomas Edison
Jim Lucy, Chief Editor, Electrical Wholesaling | Sep 23, 2014 As part of its 90th Anniversary Celebration, over the next few months Electrical Wholesaling magazine will be running features on many of the giants of the electrical industry. Who better to feature first than Thomas Edison Next month will mark the 135th anniversary of Thomas Edison’s first successful test of an incandescent lightbulb. As one of…
How Thomas Edison and Henry Ford Created the Modern Road Trip
It makes perfect sense that the idea to just hop in a car and see the U.S.A. started with the guy who helped build the American auto industry: Henry Ford. Jeff Guinn's new book, The Vagabonds, explores the road trips the American innovators took across the country from 1914 to 1925
100 Years Ago, Thomas Edison Perfectly Described the Difference Between Successful Innovators and...
According to Edison, you don't need to come up with new ideas. You just have to do this.
Why Thomas More is the Patron Saint of Statesmen
Wolf Hall, the recent novel-turned-television-series, raises the question of who is right about the actions and legacy of Thomas More (1478-1535) and Thomas Cromwell (1485-1540). The stakes are higher than many realize. As Mark Movsesian explains: In its biased portrayal of More, British history’s great example of religious resistance to state orthodoxy, Wolf Hall is …
How Thomas Edison Described His Most Productive Days as an Inventor
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 — October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America’s…
Thomas Edison: Five Lessons For Us as We Create the Future
I just finished a biography of Thomas A. Edison, the inventor who introduced us to the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, the motion picture and 1,000 other patented inventions. Even when he was alive, he was a folk hero. Over 50,000 people visited his coffin, in Menlo Park, NJ when he died. People across the…
WHAT IF Thomas Edison used SOLIDWORKS?
What would Thomas Edison be working on if he was alive today? With so many advancements in technology, would he have designed a flying car, teleportation, or something else we could not have imagined?
10 Animal Mothers Who Are More Affectionate Than Meets the Eye
Comments Some of these animals may get a bad rap, or maybe some of them just look ferocious because they don't have fur. One thing's for sure, though: Despite appearances, they all make excellent mothers 1. Crocodiles Crocodiles have superb maternal instincts : They construct a large nest, which they watch over diligently for three months. A mother will carry newborn babies in her powerful jaws until she finds suitable waters. She'll even use her jaws to help condition the eggs for hatching,…
Meet the Young Entrepreneurs Who Will Run Tomorrow’s Top Businesses
NFIB recently awarded scholarships and national recognition to five students who proved they’re the future of business.
How Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, and Thomas Edison Pioneered the Great American Road Trip
A new book tells the story of the entrepreneurial legends who hit the road together a century ago.
10 African American female service members who have made history
African American women have been making a long list of first before and after the U.S. military was integrated.
What If Thomas Edison Hadn’t Turned Failure into Success?
What If Thomas Edison Hadn’t Turned Failure into Success? - The Henry Ford
10 Thomas Edison Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You
One of the greatest inventors ever had a lot to say during his time.
Thomas Edison: For 100% Renewable Energy, Especially Solar
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest March 21st, 2012 by Zachary Shahan This image and quote above popped onto my email yesterday. Many of you have probably seen it before. But it’s a brilliant one, so even if you have, I think it’s worth another read and share. Thomas Edison was way ahead of his time, [&hellip
10 Inventions by Thomas Edison (That You've Never Heard Of)
It's common knowledge that Thomas Edison invented the incandescent light bulb and the phonograph, but did you know he also developed concrete furniture and a phone to communicate with the dead?
20 Interesting Facts about Thomas Edison
Here are 20 Interesting Facts about Thomas Edison.