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A. Philip Randolph (26298 hits)
Asa Philip Randolph was a prominent 20th century Black civil rights leader, and he was founder of the first Black labor union in the United States. ...
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Alain Locke (20422 hits)
Alain Locke (1886-1954) Background and Early Years Alain LeRoy Locke was born in Philadelphia, on September 13, 1886, to Pliny Locke and Mary Hawkins. In 1902, he graduated from Central High School in Philadelphia and was second in his class. He a ...
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Alex Haley (27750 hits)
American biographer, scriptwriter and novelist, whose most famous work is ROOTS, a publishing phenomenon and international bestseller. Haley traced in it his ancestry back to Africa and covered seven American generations, starting from his ancestor, Kunta Kinte. ...
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Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (8934 hits)
1799-1811 Childhood Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was born in Moscow on June 6, 1799 (May 26, 1799 according to the Julian calendar used in Russia until 1917. All dates that follow will be given as Pushkin experienced them, “in the old style”). ...
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Alice Walker (27228 hits)
Alice Malsenior Walker was born February 9, 1944, and is an American author and feminist. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1983 for one of her critically acclaimed novel, The Color Purple. ...
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Alice Walker (13108 hits)
Alice Walker is one of the most celebrated authors of our times. Walker was born on February 9, 1944 in Easton, Georgia. Born to Willie Lee Walker and Minnie Tullulah Grant, they were sharecroppers who worked on a farm earning as little as $300 a year. ...
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Aretha Franklin (34519 hits)
Aretha Louise Franklin was born March 25, 1942, and is an American singer, songwriter and pianist. She has been called "The Queen of Soul" for many years, but many also call her "Sister Ree." She is renowned for her soul recordings, but is also adept at jazz, rock, blues, pop, gospel and even opera. She is widely acclaimed for her passionate, soulful vocal style, which is aided by a massive and powerful vocal range. Franklin’s voice is often considered unparalleled and she’s widely respected the world over. ...
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Arthur Ashe (18805 hits)
Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. was born July 10, 1943 and was a prominent Black tennis player who was born and raised in Richmond, Va. During his playing career, he won three Grand Slam titles. Ashe is also remembered for his efforts in social activism. ...
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Askia the Great (85860 hits)
Askia the Great, also known as Muhammad Ture, was a Soninke king of the Songhai Empire in the late 15th century. Askia Muhammad strengthened his country and made it the largest country in West Africa's history. ...
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B.B. King (13892 hits)
Riley “B.B.” King was born on September 16, 1925, and is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, who is widely considered one of the best and most respected blues musicians of all time. ...
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