Category: Singer

Chuck Cooper

  CHUCK COOPER “Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.” By Dale Ricardo Shields Chuck Cooper was born on 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 actor and …

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Robert Hooks

ROBERT HOOKS Robert (Bobby Dean) Hooks   by Dale Ricardo Shields Actor Producer Activist Creator Cultural Institutions Creator/Co-creator Civil Right Organizations Born Bobby Dean Hooks into the rat-infested Foggy Bottom of segregated Washington, DC in 1937, a product of the post-Depression Northern Migration, the story of Robert Hooks’ life, in many ways, characterizes the turbulent …

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Marc Copage

MARC  COPAGE by Dale Ricardo Shields  What was the happiest period of time in your life? For me, I would have to say elementary school. Evening rendezvous to meet up with the girls at Swenson’s and 10 cent Thrifty cones. Playing tag, hide and seek and truth or dare with the many kids in the …

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Roy Hamilton – Singer

Roy Hamilton ~*****~ Roy HamiltonRoy Hamilton, during his illustrious 15-year singing career, was known by many nicknames: Mr. Rock and Soul, The Gentle Giant, and, most notably, The Golden Boy of Song.  But few of these nicknames fully encompass the majesty of his voice, the influence he had on the artists of his generation, or …

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