Today, April 6, Billy Dee Williams turns 76 years-old. Mr. Williams is best known for portraying smooth dishonest, Lando Calrissian in two “Star Wars” movies.  He’s an actor, artist, singer and writer.  Williams was born in New York City, New York, the son of Loretta Anne, a West-Indian born elevator operator. He first appeared on […]

Victoria Earle Matthews,writer,educator,noted social worker,and founder of the White Rose Mission in New York ,was born a slave in Ft.Valley,GA,on May 27,1861.   TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PERSON VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.

                Hubert G.(H.Rap)Brown, writer, activist, and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Chairman, was born in Baton Rouge, LA, on October 4,1943.Brown has change his name to Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. *************************************************************** H. Rap Brown succeeded Stokely Carmichael as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and was a prominent […]