Whitney Houston would have turned 59 years old this year. Here are 12 times the legendary singer stole our hearts during her inimitable career.

The 44th President of the United States turns 61 this year.

James Baldwin would have turned 97 years old this year. Here are 10 of the most important things he said in life.

As the world still celebrates the gift of Nelson Mandela's life as well as mourns the loss of his life, check out some of Madiba's most powerful speeches.

Coretta Scott King’s birthday is a chance to revisit her legacy as a steward of peace and justice.

In the nearly 40 years since his untimely death, Bob Marley still remains the most popular figure in reggae music.

Thurgood Marshall, the first Black justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, was confirmed to the nation's highest legal body on Aug. 30, 1967. Fifty-four years later, his legacy lives on through these life-changing quotes he spoke in life.

Malia Obama turned 23 on Sunday coinciding with Fourth of July celebrations across the country. 

Georgia Rep. Lucy McBath, penned an emotional birthday letter to her son, Jordan Davis, a teenager killed by a white man angry over the volume of the music in the car in which he was a passenger in 2012.

The Rev. Al Sharpton achieved a milestone within a lifetime filled with multiple other milestones. See pictures of his life here.