Ruth Simmons admits she used to be a nuisance to her teachers when she was a schoolgirl. Now, as president of Brown University, she is among the top educators in the world. She is also the first African-American woman to head an ivy league school.
In the spirit of African-American firsts, stars on the red carpet at the BET Awards say Michael Jackson was in a class by himself.
Its been almost 30 years since his last fight but Smokin' Joe Frazier still has his jab.