Misty Copeland is a ballet dancer at the American Ballet theatre in New york City, who recently became the company’s first African-American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in its 75 year history. She also became the American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American soloist in two decades, and has inspired many young girls and boys in her important work.
Widely recognized as one of the first chemical engineers, Norbert Rillieux revolutionized how sugar was produced, changing the industry forever. Although he lived in a society where slavery still existed and free people of color were discriminated against, he managed to find success for his creative inventions.
Cast your votes for TWO of the teachers at Timber Creek you feel were deserving of recognition for December 2018 and January 2019. Read the descriptions of each teacher, and then pick TWO from the check boxes below: Marcy Gardner- Read more
On Jan. 3 2019, Lifetime aired a groundbreaking documentary titled “Surviving R. Kelly.” The six part docu-series spoke about the infamous R&B singer’s alleged sex cult, pedophilia, and the physical and mental abuse allegations against him. The series featured interviews Read more