Social activist Rachel Dolezal made headlines in June of 2015 as the white woman who had been masquerading as the black woman who headed the Spokane, Washington chapter of the …..
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At the age of 14, Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci became an international sensation after her performance at Montreal’s 1976 Olympics. She earned seven perfect scores and five medals, including three …..
In 1844, Syyid Ali-Muhammad broke from mainstream Islam, called himself the Bab (“the gate”) and prophesied the coming of a man who would be the “Manifestation of God.” The Bab …..
Gorgeous and aloof, Catherine Deneuve has been an icon of the French cinema since the 1960s. Born into a family of actors, she made her film debut as a teenager, …..
Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel was a key figure in the 20th century art and intellectual movement of surrealism, and, years later, the Oscar-nominated maker of The Discreet Charm of the …..