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When Maya Angelou offers advice, you should always listen - she can definitely help you make history happen. "You shouldn't do anything unless you have passion for it. To bring all your passion, means you dare to study how to do it well and you won't half do it," she tells Rolanda Watts on BlogTalkRadio.
Maya Angelou says: "Whenever you find yourself without an answer, first stop. Just stop. Put yourself at ease. Understand that nobody knows everything all the time."
Team-work is key for anyone looking to make history happen according to TV star Tika Sumpter who stars in Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots. She tells Tim Gordon on BlogTalkRadio that everyone on the team plays their part making things a success, "The buck does not stop at us, it goes through editing, it goes through a process."
As a Superbowl winner Willie Gault is proud of his achievements, but likes it even more if those achievements can make other people happy. He tells the Tanya Memme Show on BlogTalkRadio, "I like people, and it's a blessing because If someone knows me and wants my autograph it means that I've done something they liked or enjoyed."
There's one way to help make history happen according to hollywood legend Forest Whitaker - talking. Last year he played the lead role in "The Butler," a movie that tackles civil rights in America. He says "I think acknowledgement and discussion are a big part of healing. From that understanding we can move to forgiveness in some way."
Talking with Tim Gordon, host of Keeping It Reel on BlogTalkRadio, Forest Whitaker says "We have to remain vigilent and watchful and make choices to further our existence as human beings."
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Hill Harper, star of CSI: NY, believes living in fear holds too many people back from realizing their true potential and making history happen. He tells Cathy Holloway, host of Living By Design on BlogTalkRadio, "So many of us have inherited so much fear talk, so much limiting talk, so much obstacle type talk. It inhibits us and limits us and the next thing you know you're stuck."
From beauty queen to the most influential woman in the world - hear the story of how Oprah Winfrey changed history.
Find out how Oprah built her TV network, and put millions of dollars of her own money into a school for girls in South Africa.
Last year she starred in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” a movie about civil rights in America. Oprah is making history happen, you can too.
Nelson Mandela’s death last year saw the whole world celebrate his achievements.
He changed the lives of millions of South Africans through his stance against apartheid, serving 27 years in jail before emerging to unite his country.
Be inspired by Nelson Mandela’s story, and find out how he made history happen.
Winning one Olympic Gold medal is a great achievement. Winning nine Olympic Gold medals is truly amazing. This is the story of how Carl Lewis dominated track & field for over a decade, transforming the sport to allow future athletes the chance to have lucrative, professional careers.
Off the track Lewis is an ambassador for the United Nations. Find out how Carl Lewis is making history happen.
Tony Dungy has been described as the ‘Godfather’ of the NFL. Rarely has someone had as much respect from players and fans across America as has Dungy.
He was the first African-American to coach his team to the Superbowl, only the third person to win the Superbowl as both a player and coach, and since retiring he’s been a mentor for young players throughout the league.
Tony Dungy is making history happen, find out how.
From Vietnam to U.S Secretary of State - find out how Colin Powell’s military career led him to some of the most important roles in government, influencing politics throughout the world.
It’s an inspirational story of how a young man from Harlem went on to become the first African American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the first black U.S Secretary of State under George W. Bush.
Colin Powell is making history happen, you can too.
No one has had an impact on popular culture like Quincy Jones. As a music producer he worked with greats like Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles before creating “Off The Wall,” “Thriller” and “Bad” with Michael Jackson.
He also launched “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” and discovered Will Smith. Quincy Jones is making history happen, you can too.
She's been described as Oprah Junior, which is something entrepreneur Lisa Mae Brunson is definitely happy with. The founder of Equality TV tells Nicholas Snow on BlogTalkRadio that all her hard work is based on one kind of motivation, "I'm just a person that is here to be a person of service. So all my little campaigns, all the things I initiate... are about being of service. That's what moves me, that's the engine inside of me."