Known by many as the first African American female soloist, this American ballet dancer performs with American Ballet Theatre. Misty Copeland began her ballet studies at the San Pedro Dance Center when she was 13 years old. When she was 15, she won first place in the Music Center Spotlight Awards, the same year, her
Happy Birthday, Mr. President! Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. was born 53 years ago today, in 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii to Ann Dunham (Obama) and Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. He is the 44th president of the United States, elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2012 by a majority of the popular and electoral college vote.