Dr. Manning Marable – Author, Educator

* Dr. Manning Marable * Born May 13, 1950, in Dayton, Ohio Died April 1, 2011, in New York City, New York Education: B.A., Earlham College, 1971; M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1972; Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1976. Memberships: National Black Political Assembly; Democratic Socialists of America; Committees of Correspondence; Organization of American Historians; Association …

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Hattie McDaniel (Actress) – Petition

HATTIE  McDANIEL 1895 ~*****~ 1952 ______________________________________  By Dale Ricardo Shields (c) All Rights Reserved. {Petition to replace the stolen Oscar}  http://www.gopetition.com/petition/42042.html “Born on June 10, 1895, in Wichita, Kansas,Hattie was one of 13  children and the daughter of former slaves Henry and Susan McDaniel. Hattie’s father Henry McDaniel fought in the Civil War with the 122nd …

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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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