Performance

Don Cherry

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Don Cherry, born on November 18, 1936, was an influential jazz musician known for his innovative approach to music and his ability to meld various...
Performance

Dooley Wilson

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Dooley Wilson was an American actor, singer, and musician, best known for his role as Sam in the classic film “Casablanca.” Born on April 3,...
Performance

Nancy Wilson

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Nancy Wilson (Born February 20, 1937) is an American singer with a career spanning over six decades. With her rich, velvety tone and impeccable phrasing,...
Performance

Oscar Polk

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Oscar Polk was an influential figure in the world of film and theater. Born on December 25, 1899, in Marianna, Arkansas, Polk went on to...
Performance

Fred ‘Snowflake’ Toones

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Fred ‘Snowflake’ Toones was an influential African American actor who made significant contributions to the entertainment industry during the early to mid-20th century. His career...
History

The Battle of Henry Johnson

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The Battle of Henry Johnson statue in Washington Park commemorates the heroic actions of Henry Johnson, an African American soldier who served during World War...
Sports

Moses Malone

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Moses Malone was a legendary basketball player known for his dominant presence on the court and his impressive career in the NBA. Born on March...