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Georg Stanford Brown MP

Mini Bio (1) Georg Stanford Brown was born on June 24, 1943 in Havana, Cuba. He is an actor and director, known for The Rookies (1972), Bullitt (1968) and Stir Crazy (1980). He was previously marri...

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Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920 - 1994)

Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century...

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Gil Scott-Heron MP (1949 - 2011)

Official website for I'm New Here by Gil Scott-Heron via The DISH online at www.thedish.org Vol. 12 No 13...Dedicated to the Dialogue on Race... 03-29-09 Born April 1, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, Gi...

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Judah Philip Benjamin MP (1811 - 1884)

Born to a Sephardic family in the West Indies, Judah P. Benjamin was the most highly placed Jew in the Confederacy. Benjamin spent his adolescence in Charleston and briefly attended Yale University. ...

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Denis Simpson (1950 - 2010)

Denis Simpson (born Dennis Anthony Leopold Simpson in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica, November 4, 1950, died October 22, 2010) was a Canadian actor and singer, best known as a host of the TV series Polka Dot D...

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Gloria Reuben MP

Gloria Reuben is a Canadian singer and actress of film and television, known for her role as Jeanie Boulet on the popular medical drama ER and for her role of Rosalind Whitman in the TV show Raising th...

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Gabrielle Monique Union MP

Gabrielle Monique Union (born October 26, 1972) is an American actress and former model. Among her notable roles is as the cheerleader opposite Kirsten Dunst in the film Bring it On. Union starred op...

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Nicki Minaj MP

Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known by her stage name Nicki Minaj ( /mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a Trinidadian-born American musician. She was born in Saint James, T...

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Rihanna MP

Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), better known as simply Rihanna (pronounced /riˈɑːnə/ ree-YAH-na, also pronounced /riˈænə/), is a Barbadian...

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Alexander James Dallas, U.S. Sec'y Treasury (1759 - 1817)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor # A204689 Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasur...

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Hazel Dorothy Scott MP (1920 - 1981)

Hazel Scott was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Alma Long Scott, a musician. They moved to New York City when Hazel was four. Recognized as a child musical prodigy, the young Scott was aw...

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Samuel Fraunces, 1st Steward Philadelphia Executive Mansion MP (c.1722 - 1795)

Samuel Fraunces Samuel Fraunces: Black Man or White Man? Samuel Fraunces: A Revolutionary Tavern Keeper Black Samuel Fraunces: Patriot, White House Steward and Restaurateur Par Excellence

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Gwyneth Paltrow MP

Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow initially gained fame for her real-life role as Brad Pitt's girlfriend. She went on to build a solid reputation as one of the leading actresses of...

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Lenny Kravitz MP

Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and arranger, whose "retro" style incorporates elements of rock, soul, funk, ...

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Roxie Albertha Roker MP (1929 - 1995)

Roxie Albertha Roker (August 28, 1929 – December 2, 1995) was an American actress, best known for her role as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons (1975–85), half of the first ...

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James Weldon Johnson MP (1871 - 1938)

James Weldon Johnson was one of the first African-American professors at New York University. He also accepted the Spence Chair of Creative Literature at Fisk University in Nashville. His famous works ...

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J. Rosamond Johnson MP (deceased)

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Alexander Hamilton, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1757 - 1804)

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philoso...

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Harry Belafonte MP

Links "Jamaica Farewell" (original version on Youtube) - Harry Belafonte Harry Belafonte - A Site of Sites Harry Belafonte at Wikipedia Harry Belafonte AKA Harold George Belafonte at nndb B...

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