Sunday, February 25, 2018

6word Portrait: George Harrison

Quiet Beatle with "Something" to say.

Born 75 years ago today (d. 2001)

Saturday, February 24, 2018

6word Portrait: Steve Jobs

Repeatedly reinvented technology for the iMasses.

Born this day in 1955 (d. 2011)

Friday, February 23, 2018

6word Portrait: W.E.B. Du Bois

Early civil rights advocate; prolific author.

Born 150 years ago today (d. 1963)

Thursday, February 22, 2018

6word Portrait: George Washington

First President of the United States.

Born this day in 1732 (d. 1799)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

6word Portrait: Nina Simone

Stylistically diverse singer/pianist championed Civil Rights. 

Born 85 years ago today (d. 2003)



Tuesday, February 20, 2018

6word Portrait: Sidney Poitier

In heat of night, dignity personified. 

Born this day in 1927.



Monday, February 19, 2018

6word Portrait: Smokey Robinson

His voice sounds like a Miracle. 

Born this day in 1940.



Sunday, February 18, 2018

6word Portrait: Toni Morrison

Beloved Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning author.

Born this day in 1931.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

6word Portrait: Michael Jordan

"At guard, from North Carolina, #23..."

Born 55 years ago today.

Friday, February 16, 2018

6word Portrait: Edgar Bergen

Ventriloquist sounded like a dummy, Charlie. 

Born this day in 1903 (d. 1978)