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Condoleezza Rice (8408 hits)
Condoleezza Rice (1954-   ) Background and Early Years Condoleezza Rice was born in Birmingham, Ala., on November 14, 1954. She is the only child of a Presbyterian minister, Rev. John Wesley Rice Jr., and Angelena Ray. John Rice was a gu ...
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Count Basie (4755 hits)
William James "Count" Basie was born on August 21, 1904, and was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. Commonly regarded as one of the most important jazz bandleaders of his time, Basie led his popular Count Basie Orchestra for almost 50 years. ...
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Crispus Attucks (20690 hits)
Crispus Attucks was born around 1723 and was the first of five people slaughtered in the Boston Massacre. He has been frequently named as the first martyr of the American Revolution and remains the only person killed in the Boston Massacre whose name is commonly remembered. ...
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Daniel Hale Williams (9047 hits)
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams was born on January 18, 1856, and was a widely respected Black surgeon. Williams is known today for performing an early surgery on the pericardium, which is the sac that holds all of the heart and its vessels. ...
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DeFord Bailey (4846 hits)
The Grand Ole Opry's first country music star and the person who helped create it, was none other than the legendary "Harmonica Wizard." ...
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Diana Ross (57717 hits)
Diana Ross who was born Diane Ernestine Earle Ross on March 26, 1944, is an American twelve-time Grammy and Oscar-nominated singer, record producer and actress, whose musical repertoire spans R&B, soul, pop, disco and jazz. ...
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Dr. John Henry Jordan (5734 hits)
Sub-category: Activists and Visionaries Dr. John Henry Jordan was the first black doctor in Coweta County, Georgia. The son of a sharecropper, Jordan graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1896 as valedictorian of his class. He performed many difficult operations and helped to integrate medicine in Coweta County before his sudden death in a car accident at the age of 42. ...
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Dr. Nathaniel J. Williams (2293 hits)
"Self-help" sometimes sounds like a catchphrase. For Dr. Nathaniel J. Williams – "Dr. Nat" to his friends and fans – it's a calling. The author of seven books (including his latest, "Attaining Your Personal Best"), host of his own weekly talk show ...
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Duke Ellington (5412 hits)
Duke Ellington (1899-1974) Background and Early Years Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was born on April 29, 1899 to James Edward Ellington and Daisy Kennedy in Washington, D.C. Ellington's father, James, was born in North Carolina, t ...
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