Omega Psi Phi
Omega Psi Phi (ΩΨΦ) is an international fraternity with over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters. The fraternity was founded on November 17, 1911 by three Howard University juniors, Edgar Amos Lov...
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Count Basie - Basie Boogie
Featuring music from Count Basie, an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. By Studio Telescriptions. Studio Films INC, USA.
COUNT BASIE Swingin' the Blues, 1941 HOT big band swing jazz
COUNT BASIE Excerpts from the oddly titled Dance of the Gremlins (thanks to mfb25890 & mbdavis10025 for the song I.D.), and Swingin' the Blues, c. 1941. ...
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Count Basie - I Cried for You with Helen Humes
Count Basie small group with Helen Humes vocal.
Count Basie - Ray Charles sings Basie Swings
Ray Charles & Count Basie - Ray Sings Basie Swings EPK for the album due in stores 10/3/06.
Wanya Morris
Wanyá Jermaine Morris (born July 29, 1973) is an American R&B singer, best known as a member of the R&B group Boyz II Men.
Morris previously dated R&B singer Brandy in the mid '90s.He...
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Teddy B. Taylor
Teddy Bernard Taylor is a United States diplomat. He served as the United States Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. He was succeeded by Walter North on November 7, 2012.
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Sterling Allen Brown
Sterling Allen Brown (May 1, 1901 – January 13, 1989) was an African-American professor, author of works on folklore, poet and literary critic. He studied chiefly black culture of the Southern United ...
Benjamin Mays
Benjamin Elijah Mays (August 1, 1894 – March 28, 1984) was an American black minister, educator, sociologist, social activist and the president of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia from 1940 to 1...
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Samuel M. Nabrit
Samuel M. Nabrit, (February 21, 1905 – December 30, 2003) became the first African American to be awarded a doctoral degree from Brown University, the first Morehouse College graduate to earn a Ph.D. ...
James A. Hefner
James A. Hefner was president of Tennessee State University from 1991 to 2005. Before serving as the president of Tennessee State University he served as president of Jackson State University in Jac...
One O'Clock Jump
"One O'Clock Jump" is a jazz standard, a 12-bar blues instrumental, written by Count Basie in 1937, with arrangements by Eddie Durham and Buster Smith. The original 1937 recording of the tune by Basie...
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George A. McElroy
George Albert McElroy (born 25 May 1922, Houston, Texas, died 7 October 2006) was a prominent pioneering African-American journalist. Among many "firsts" achieved by McElroy, he became the first Afric...
James Nabrit, Jr.
James Madison Nabrit, Jr. (1900–1997) was a prominent civil rights attorney who won several important arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, served as president of Howard University for much of the ...
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Count Basie
William James "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother taught him to play the piano and he started performing ...
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Walter E. Massey
Walter E. Massey (born in 1938) is an educator, physicist, and business executive. He is the current president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and chair of the Association of Independent...
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Max Roach
Maxwell Lemuel "Max" Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.A pioneer of bebop, Roach went on to work in many other styles of music, and i...
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Lester Leaps In
"Lester Leaps In" is a jazz standard originally recorded by Count Basie's Kansas City Seven in 1939. The composition, credited to the group's tenor saxophone player Lester Young, is a head arrangement...
Roland Hayes
Roland Hayes (June 3, 1887 – January 1, 1977) was an American lyric tenor.and composer. He is considered the first African-American male concert artist to receive wide acclaim both at home and i...
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Corey Mays
Corey Lemard Mays (born November 27, 1983, in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois) is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in ...
Langston Hughes
James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist.He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary...
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Edgar Amos Love
Edgar Amos Love (September 10, 1891 - May 1, 1974) was an African-American educator, minister, and activist.
Edgar Amos Love was born September 10, 1891, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. His father, the...
Walter S. Davis
Walter Strother Davis (August 9, 1905 – October 1979) was the eighth head football coach for the Tennessee State University Tigers, located in Nashville, Tennessee and he held that position for four s...