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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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Earl Billings

EARL BILLINGS By Dale Ricardo Shields   “I once sat down to a Tea Party with a four-year-old girl and got an Acting lesson. I played with a ball of string with a kitten and learned focus. I sat at a bus stop and listen to an old man talk and learned to listen. I’ve …

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Jonelle Allen

Jonelle  Allen   “What sums me up is Eclectic and Versatile!”  “What I tell young actors is LEARN your Craft.” “When I was seven years old, the Hallmark Hall of Fame, produced Green Pastures (directed by George Schaeffer) with William Warfield as De Lawd and Rochester as Noah, Estelle Hensley was the Sunday School teacher Mrs.DeShay …

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