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Simone Manuel is an American professional swimmer specializing in freestyle events. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she won two gold and two silver medals: gold in the 100-meter freestyle and the 4×100-meter...

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Simone Manuel is an American professional swimmer specializing in freestyle events. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she won two gold and two silver medals: gold in the 100-meter freestyle and the 4×100-meter...

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Willie Mays MP (1931 - 2024)

Willie Mays , nicknamed "the Say Hey Kid" and "The Iconic Man", was an American professional baseball center fielder. Regarded as one of the greatest players ever, Mays ranks second behind only Babe Ru...

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Willie Mays MP (1931 - 2024)

Willie Mays , nicknamed "the Say Hey Kid" and "The Iconic Man", was an American professional baseball center fielder. Regarded as one of the greatest players ever, Mays ranks second behind only Babe Ru...

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Amar'e Stoudemire MP

"Yahoshafat Ben Avraham"

Amar'e Carsares Stoudemire (Hebrew: אמארה יהושפט סטודמאייר; /əˈmɑːreɪ ˈstɒdəmaɪər/; born November 16, 1982)[1] is an American-Israeli[2] professional basketball coach and former player who most recen...

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6/5/2024
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Amar'e Stoudemire MP

"Yahoshafat Ben Avraham"

Amar'e Carsares Stoudemire (Hebrew: אמארה יהושפט סטודמאייר; /əˈmɑːreɪ ˈstɒdəmaɪər/; born November 16, 1982)[1] is an American-Israeli[2] professional basketball coach and former player who most recen...

6/5/2024

Aurora Perrineau is an American actress and model. She is best known for starring as Shana Elmsford in Jem and the Holograms (2015), the live-action film adaptation of the 1980s animated television ser...

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Aurora Perrineau is an American actress and model. She is best known for starring as Shana Elmsford in Jem and the Holograms (2015), the live-action film adaptation of the 1980s animated television ser...

5/6/2024

Jane White MP (1922 - 2011)

White (October 30, 1922 – July 24, 2011) was an actress of African American and European descent. Born in New York City, she attended Smith College and The New School.In 1945, she made her Broadway deb...

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Jane White MP (1922 - 2011)

White (October 30, 1922 – July 24, 2011) was an actress of African American and European descent. Born in New York City, she attended Smith College and The New School.In 1945, she made her Broadway deb...

4/20/2024

Melvin Herbert King MP (1928 - 2023)

"Mel"

Melvin Herbert King (October 20, 1928 – March 28, 2023) was an American politician, community organizer, and educator. In 1973, King was elected as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representative...

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Melvin Herbert King MP (1928 - 2023)

"Mel"

Melvin Herbert King (October 20, 1928 – March 28, 2023) was an American politician, community organizer, and educator. In 1973, King was elected as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representative...

3/30/2024

Cornelius Jonas Jones MP (1858 - 1931)

"Cornelius J. Jones", "Cornelias J Jones"

Cornelius J. Jones, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library Cornelius J. Jones (August 13, 1858 – March 13, 1931) was a lawyer and state legislator who represented I...

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Cornelius Jonas Jones MP (1858 - 1931)

"Cornelius J. Jones", "Cornelias J Jones"

Cornelius J. Jones, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library Cornelius J. Jones (August 13, 1858 – March 13, 1931) was a lawyer and state legislator who represented I...

2/27/2024

H.E.R. MP

"Having Everything Revealed"

Vallejo, Solano County, California, United States

H.E.R. is an American R&B singer and songwriter. She has received an Academy Award, a Children's and Family Emmy Award, and five Grammy Awards, along with nominations for a Golden Globe Award, three Am...

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H.E.R. MP

"Having Everything Revealed"

Vallejo, Solano County, California, United States

H.E.R. is an American R&B singer and songwriter. She has received an Academy Award, a Children's and Family Emmy Award, and five Grammy Awards, along with nominations for a Golden Globe Award, three Am...

2/10/2024

Myrlie Louise Evers-Williams (née Beasley; born March 17, 1933) is an American civil rights activist and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the 1963 murder of her husban...

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Myrlie Louise Evers-Williams (née Beasley; born March 17, 1933) is an American civil rights activist and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the 1963 murder of her husban...

2/5/2024

Charles Evers MP (1922 - 2020)

James Charles Evers (September 11, 1922 – July 22, 2020) was an American civil rights activist, businessman, radio personality, and politician. Evers was known for his role in the civil rights moveme...

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Charles Evers MP (1922 - 2020)

James Charles Evers (September 11, 1922 – July 22, 2020) was an American civil rights activist, businessman, radio personality, and politician. Evers was known for his role in the civil rights moveme...

2/5/2024

Medgar Evers MP (1925 - 1963)

Medgar Wiley Evers (/ˈmɛdɡər/; July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an American civil rights activist and the NAACP's first field secretary in Mississippi, who was assassinated by Byron De La Beckwith. ...

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Medgar Evers MP (1925 - 1963)

Medgar Wiley Evers (/ˈmɛdɡər/; July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an American civil rights activist and the NAACP's first field secretary in Mississippi, who was assassinated by Byron De La Beckwith. ...

2/5/2024

Chadwick Boseman MP (1976 - 2020)

Chadwick Boseman was an American actor. During his two-decade career, Boseman received several accolades, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award, alo...

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Chadwick Boseman MP (1976 - 2020)

Chadwick Boseman was an American actor. During his two-decade career, Boseman received several accolades, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award, alo...

1/18/2024

Lauren Keyana (Keke) Palmer MP

Nashville, Davidson, TN, United States

Lauren Keyana "Keke" Palmer (born August 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer and television personality. She is known for playing leading and character roles in comedy-drama productions, and her a...

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Lauren Keyana (Keke) Palmer MP

Nashville, Davidson, TN, United States

Lauren Keyana "Keke" Palmer (born August 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer and television personality. She is known for playing leading and character roles in comedy-drama productions, and her a...

1/8/2024

Sunny Hostin MP

"Sunny"

Asunción Cummings "Sunny" Hostin[1] (/ˈhɒstɪn/; born October 20, 1968) is an American lawyer, journalist, and television host. Hostin is co-host on ABC's morning talk show The View as well as the Sen...

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Sunny Hostin MP

"Sunny"

Asunción Cummings "Sunny" Hostin[1] (/ˈhɒstɪn/; born October 20, 1968) is an American lawyer, journalist, and television host. Hostin is co-host on ABC's morning talk show The View as well as the Sen...

1/6/2024

Tracy Morgan is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian best known for his seven seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1996–2003) and 30 Rock (2006–2013). He was nominated for an Emmy A...

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Tracy Morgan is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian best known for his seven seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1996–2003) and 30 Rock (2006–2013). He was nominated for an Emmy A...

1/6/2024

Les McCann MP (1935 - 2023)

Les McCann was an American jazz pianist and vocalist. He is known for his innovations in soul jazz and his 1969 recording of the protest song "Compared to What". His music has been widely sampled in hi...

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Les McCann MP (1935 - 2023)

Les McCann was an American jazz pianist and vocalist. He is known for his innovations in soul jazz and his 1969 recording of the protest song "Compared to What". His music has been widely sampled in hi...

1/5/2024

André Braugher MP (1962 - 2023)

"Andre"

André Braugher was an American actor, best known for his roles as Detective Frank Pembleton in the police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999), used car salesman Owen Thoreau Jr. in th...

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André Braugher MP (1962 - 2023)

"Andre"

André Braugher was an American actor, best known for his roles as Detective Frank Pembleton in the police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999), used car salesman Owen Thoreau Jr. in th...

12/13/2023

Apl D Ap is a Filipino-American rapper, record producer, and occasional drummer who is best known as a member of The Black Eyed Peas. More here:

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Apl D Ap is a Filipino-American rapper, record producer, and occasional drummer who is best known as a member of The Black Eyed Peas. More here:

11/18/2023

Jalen Rose is an American sports analyst and former professional basketball player. In college, he was a member of the University of Michigan Wolverines' "Fab Five" (along with Chris Webber, Juwan Howa...

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Jalen Rose is an American sports analyst and former professional basketball player. In college, he was a member of the University of Michigan Wolverines' "Fab Five" (along with Chris Webber, Juwan Howa...

11/17/2023