Category: Actor

Chuck Cooper

         CHUCK COOPER “Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.” By Dale Ricardo Shields Chuck Cooper was born November 8, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio. A graduate of Ohio University, Chuck Cooper is a Tony award-winning veteran of ten Broadway plays and musicals, his career spans over a thirty-year period as an …

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Leigh Whipper

Leigh Whipper By Dale Shields * Born in (1876) Charleston, South Carolina, died (1975)  New York City, New York. “Although a strong presence in the (still extant) Oscar Micheaux drama Symbol of the Unconquered (1920), gaunt-looking African-American performer Leigh Whipper had to wait 23 years for a second screen role truly worthy of his not inconsiderable …

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Dale Ricardo Shields

  Dale Ricardo Shields Director, Educator and Theatre Artist { Archivist and Creator of  Iforcolor.org }   “Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, and the youngest you’ll ever be again. Live life to the fullest today! No regrets! “ “History, pass it on. I am here to share, I believe… Perhaps it is an ancestral calling.  It feels like it is …

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