Who coined the phrase African-American?

Answer It is impossible to say who, exactly, coined the term "African-American." "The New York Times" first used it in a story in 1925, and Malcolm X used the term in a speech in 1964. Dr. Ramona H. Edeli... Read More »

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Who coined the phrase"carbon footprint"?

William Rees, professor of regional planning at the University of British Columbia, first used the term "ecological footprint" in a paper he wrote in 1992. By 2000, the term "carbon footprint" was ... Read More »

Which TV host coined the phrase say hi to your mom for me?

Rove McManus commonly uses the phrase ath the end of the program he hosts, "Rove Live", aired in Australia and New Zealand.

Who coined the phrase"Give me liberty or give me death"?

Patrick Henry is credited with coining the phrase, "Give me liberty or give me death!", with which he closed his speech to the Second Virginia Convention on March 23, 1775. Henry was a lawyer and p... Read More »

How many African-Americans were in the first African-American Senate?

Hiram Revels of Mississippi was the first and only African-American in the first African American U.S. Senate, in 1870. He was a steadfast opponent of racial segregation after the American Civil Wa... Read More »