Nat King Cole
Nat's last recording session came on Dec. 3, 1964 completing his soon-to-be released L.O.V.E album. L-O-V-E was one of the three songs Nat recorded that da...
Cab Calloway - Minnie The Moocher
Cab Calloway - Minnie The Moocher.
Cab Calloway - Jumpn Jive
Here's a clip from the movie Stormy Weather (1943) featuring Cab Calloway and his orchestra performing Jumpin Jive. After awhile they let the Nicholas Br...
Cab Calloway - Call of the jittrbug
una parte de the call of the jitterbug.... ta re copada!
John T. Walker
John Thomas Walker (1925-September 30, 1989) was Bishop of Washington from 1977 to 1989 in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. From 1978 to 1989, he also served as Dean of Washington National Cathed...
John Melville Burgess
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Willie Roaf
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Eleanor Holmes Norton
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Anna J. Cooper
Anna Julia Haywood Cooper (Raleigh, August 10, 1858 – February 27, 1964) was an American author, educator, speaker and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States history. Upo...
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Allan Crite
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Annie Elizabeth Delany
Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany (3 September 1891 – 25 September 1995) was an American dentist and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her elder sister Sarah "Sadie" Delany, of the Ne...
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Cory Booker
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Barbara Harris (bishop)
Barbara Clementine Harris (born 12 June 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was the first woman ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion.
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Cab Calloway
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Jill P. Carter
Jill P. Carter (born June 18, 1964) is an American politician who represents Maryland's 41st legislative district of Baltimore City in the Maryland House of Delegates. She was elected to the Maryland ...
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Togo D. West, Jr.
Togo Dennis West, Jr. (born June 21, 1942) is an American attorney and public official who was the third person to occupy the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He was nominated by President Bill ...
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Montrose Hagins
Montrose Hagins (March 5, 1924 - October 24, 2012) was an African-American television actressand former schoolteacher. Hagins either starred and been a guest on popular television shows such as: Seinf...
Carol Moseley Braun
Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun (born August 16, 1947), is an American politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was...
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A. A. Birch, Jr.
Adolpho A. Birch, Jr. (September 22, 1932 – August 25, 2011) was an American lawyer and judge who was the first African American to serve as Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Birch was...
Thurgood Marshall
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Constance Baker Motley
Constance Baker Motley (September 14, 1921 – September 28, 2005) was an African-American civil rights activist, lawyer, judge, state senator, and Borough President of Manhattan, New York City.
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Coleman Young
Coleman Alexander Young (May 24, 1918 – November 29, 1997) served as mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1974 to 1994. Young became the first African-American mayor of Detroit in the same week that Maynar...
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Albery Allson Whitman
Albery Allson Whitman (1851-1901) was an African American poet, minister and orator. Born into slavery, Whitman created a successful career for himself as a writer, and during her lifetime was acclaim...
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Sharon Pratt Kelly
Sharon Pratt Kelly (born January 30, 1944), formerly Sharon Pratt Dixon and now known as Sharon Pratt, was the third mayor of the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1995. Pratt was the first black woma...
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Lisette Denison Forth
Lisette Denison Forth (c. 1786 – August 7, 1866) was an African-American woman from Michigan who was born a slave. She worked as a maid and became a landowner and philanthropist.
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