01 Of 11 10 Threats to Ocean Life Black cormorant feeding on bait fish in the Sea of Cortez. by wildestanimal / Getty Images The ocean is a beautiful, majestic place that is home to hundreds of thousands of species. These species have a dizzying array of variety and come in all shapes, sizes and colors.
Historically, women and African Americans faced serious barriers to participation in professional sports, thanks to discrimination in leagues, contests and other events. But some women pioneered to shatter the barriers, and many others who followed have excelled. Here are some noteworthy African American women from the sports world.
Although Southern California's hard rock heroes Van Halen made quite a splash in the late '70s when the band debuted, the group certainly built its lasting legacy through its prolific work during the '80s, which established a firm classic rock and arena rock legacy that is hard to deny. Even more remarkable is that Van Halen's plentiful accomplishments within the decade generated great success despite a highly publicized lead vocalist change.
In grammar and semantics, modality refers to linguistic devices that indicate the degree to which an observation is possible, probable, likely, certain, permitted, or prohibited. In English, these notions are commonly (though not exclusively) expressed by modal auxiliaries, such as can , might , should , and will .
"If freedom of speech is taken away," George Washington told a group of military officers in 1783, "then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." The United States has not always preserved free speech, but the tradition of free speech has been both reflected in and challenged by centuries of wars, cultural shifts, and legal challenges.
Did you know you're already familiar with some of the main gods and goddesses from Greek mythology and some of the main mythical creatures, as well? [ See if you can guess who the gods represented by letters are before checking the bottom of this article for answers. ] You probably don't need to know Greek mythology.