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BY: NISHA THOMAS The honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan is one of the most powerful leaders in the black community today. He has fought the fight that many are afraid of and walked with the Nation...

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The Rolling Stones are one of the most popular boy bands of the 20th century, who took the music world by storm as teens and some of their biggest inspirations were black musicians. Check out...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Marian Anderson was an African American contralto, as well as one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Alan Blyth, a music critic, once labeled her by saying: “Her voice was...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Revolutionary poet Gil Scott-Heron was an African American soul and jazz poet, musician and author, who was best known primarily for his work as a famous spoken-word artist back in the 1970’s...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Tap dancing would be described as a theatrical art form that we are most familiar with in American Jazz dance. Originating from African dancers in the earlier years of America, people would articulate...

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Meet Althea Gibson: Every Black Girl’s Hero

February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

BY: NISHA THOMAS Famous athlete Althea Gibson was the first African American tennis player and professional golfer, as well as the first black athlete to ever cross the color line in International tennis. Back in 1956,...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Minister Louis Farrakhan is an African American leader of the Muslim community, as well as the black community, and he is also well-known for his social commentary. The famous preacher and activist is the...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Mamie Smith was an African American singer, dancer, pianist and actress that could entertain you by just simply being herself. As a well-known vaudeville singer, she’d performed in multiple genres, including those...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Famous, iconic and historic entertainer Josephine Baker was a French vedette, singer, dancer and so much more, whose admirable career was focused primarily in Europe. She’d adopted France as her home and...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Richard Allen was a minister, educator, writer and one of America’s most effective and influential black leaders. Back in 1794 he’d founded the first African Methodist Episcopal Church, which is an independent...

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