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Debra Byrd

A powerhouse of talent, Debra Byrd (born in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American vocaist who has worked with Barry Manilow and Bob Dylan, appeared on Broadway, and serves as the head vocal coach for American Idol and Canadian Idol, also singing backup for the contestants. She also helped judge Military Idol, a singing competition where …

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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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