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Claude McKay (1889 - 1948)

11/15/2015 11/15/2015

Vera Francis MP (1925 - 2014)

"Vera M. Francis", "Vera Mae Handwerk"

ITEM: You are bidding on a very rare vintage pin up photograph of African American 1955 Hollywood sensation, and later boulevard of broken dreams archetype Vera Francis and a number of other showgirl...

1/17/2007 10/31/2015

Stephen Russell Mallory (1812 – November 9, 1873) served in the United States Senate as, Senator (Democrat) from Florida from 1850 to the secession of his home state and the outbreak of the Am...

1/29/2012 10/6/2015

Jon Lucien MP (1942 - 2007)

Jon Lucien (January 8, 1942 – August 18, 2007) was a vocalist and musician, born on the island of Tortola, the main island of the British Virgin Islands. Born Lucien Harrigan, and raised in Sain...

9/25/2015 9/25/2015

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...

4/14/2015 4/14/2015

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...

4/12/2015 4/12/2015

Gilbert Scott-Heron MP (1949 - 2011)


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

5/29/2011 4/12/2015

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. ...

3/19/2012 4/9/2015

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...

10/26/2012 11/19/2012

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...

10/26/2012 11/17/2012

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...

6/6/2012 6/6/2012

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...

3/6/2012 3/6/2012

Rihanna MP

"Robyn Rihanna "Rihanna" Fenty"

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

2/10/2009 1/24/2012

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...

8/19/2008 12/28/2011

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...

6/20/2007 11/13/2011

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

3/11/2011 9/6/2011

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...

3/1/2007 9/6/2011

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, ...

4/9/2007 9/6/2011

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 ...

4/15/2007 9/6/2011

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 ...

7/27/2011 9/6/2011

J. Rosamond Johnson MP (deceased)

7/27/2011 9/6/2011

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...

8/20/2007 8/10/2011

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...

4/17/2008 8/10/2011