Category Archives: Biography

Cicely Tyson passed away: An actress who Shattered Stereotypes, Pioneering “Sounder” Oscar Nominee & “The Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman” Emmy Winner, “A Woman called Moses.” She Was 96

Her latest role Ophelia Harkness in How To Get Away With Murders is perhaps most young people know her from but she had already made history before starring as [Anna Harkness’ mother.] Annalise Keating Whether one is familiar with her … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Passed.

When we think of people who made a real contribution to the betterment of America, John Lewis came to mind. There isn’t a person in America whom the Civil Right Movement didn’t affect. Mr. Lewis was at The Selma to … Continue reading

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Manchild in the Promised Land-A book published 55 years ago holds true today.

  I studied Manchild in the Promised Land as a social studies compendium in college. It was published in 1965 as autobiographical novel. It was written by Claude Brown. It chronicles of the author’s coming-of-age story amidst poverty and violence … Continue reading

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