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Exploring Naija May 16
Innocent Chukwuma breaks the world of automobile as he manufactures the first Nigerian SUV. Retweet Let's promote our own..respect ✊🏽!!!
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BlackHeroes May 15
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She also appeared in several underground films by Andy Warhol, and had roles in Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo? (1966), and most notably as Enotea in the 1969 Federico Fellinifilm Fellini Satyricon as well as Otto Preminger's Skidoo, alongside Groucho Marx.
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BlackHeroes May 15
Donyale Luna (August 31, 1945 – May 17, 1979) was an American model and actress. In 1966, Luna became the first black model to appear on the cover of Vogue.
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BlackHeroes May 13
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He became a member of the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2015. He is the third-richest African-American, behind Robert F. Smith and Oprah Winfrey.
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Jordan is a two-time inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, having been enshrined in 2009 for his individual career, and again in 2010 as part of the group induction of the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team ("The Dream Team").
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BlackHeroes May 13
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and highest career playoff scoring average (33.45 points per game). In 1999, he was named the greatest North American athlete of the 20th century by ESPN, and was second to Babe Ruth on the Associated Press' list of athletes of the century.
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BlackHeroes May 13
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fourteen NBA All-Star Game selections, three All-Star Game MVP Awards, three steals titles, and the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. He holds the NBA records for highest career regular season scoring average (30.12 points per game)
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BlackHeroes May 13
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Jordan's individual accolades and accomplishments include six NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, ten scoring titles (both all-time records), five MVP Awards, ten All-NBA First Team designations, nine All-Defensive First Team honors,
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BlackHeroes May 13
Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player. He played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. .
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BlackHeroes May 7
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becoming the first African American to hold that rank, and was named chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.             
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BlackHeroes May 7
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...the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the first African American to serve (2001–5) as secretary of state. He entered the U.S. army (1958) as a commissioned officer and served two tours of duty (1962–63, 1968–69) during the Vietnam War In 1989, Powell was promoted to four-star general
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BlackHeroes May 7
Powell, Colin Luther, 1937–, U.S. army general and government official, b. New York City, grad., City College (B.S., 1958) George Washington Univ. (M.A., 1969). The son of Jamaican immigrants, Powell was the first African American and the youngest person to chair (1989–93)
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BlackHeroes May 6
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As of 2016, his films have grossed $7.5 billion at the global box office. For his performances as boxer Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001) and stockbroker Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Smith received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
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IGBO Facts & History May 5
Meet, Kelechi Madu, from Imo state who has been elected as MP in Canada & appointed Minister for municipal affairs for Alberta. Ernest Ezeajughi, from Anambra state has become the first black Mayor of the London Borough of Brent, UK. Their new positions is worthy of celebration
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BlackHeroes May 6
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Smith has been ranked as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes. As of 2014, 17 of the 21 films in which he has had leading roles have accumulated worldwide gross earnings of over $100 million each, five taking in over $500 million each in global box office receipts.
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BlackHeroes May 6
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He is the only actor to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office, eleven consecutive films gross over $150 million internationally, and eight consecutive films in which he starred, open at the number 1 spot in the domestic box office tally
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BlackHeroes May 6
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which ran for six seasons until 1996. After the series ended, Smith transitioned from television to film, and has gone on to star in numerous blockbuster films.
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....and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards. In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular NBC television series
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