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Sammy Strain MP


Sammy Strain, who was a member of both Little Anthony and the Imperials and the O'Jays.[3] Strain is one of the few artists in music history that is a double Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, having...

4/18/2015 4/18/2015

Lorraine Vivian Hansberry MP (1930 - 1965)

Lorraine Hansberry (May 19, 1930 – January 12, 1965) was an African American playwright and author of political speeches, letters, and essays.Her best known work, A Raisin in the Sun, was inspir...

6/6/2007 6/27/2011

Bobby Sanders MP (1943 - 2007)

Bobby Sanders was born Jerome Lenoir, in St. Louis, Missouri. He left St. Louis for New York City as a boy of 11 years old. He ended up living with an aunt in Brooklyn, NY. He began his remarkable, v...

6/10/2011 6/10/2011

Marvin Gaye MP (1939 - 1984)

Marvin Gaye was an American soul singer-songwriter-producer who, to a large extent, ushered in the era of artist-controlled popular music of the 1970s. Gaye's father was a storefront preacher; his moth...

9/21/2007 5/27/2011

Jim McGowan is a former member of the Four Fellows vocal R&B group. He is an author specializing in the history of the Underground Railroad, etc. The Life and Time of... Jim McGowan Today Jim M...

5/23/2011 5/23/2011