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Chuck Cooper

  CHUCK COOPER “Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.” by Dale Ricardo Shields       Born in Cleveland, Ohio, actor-singer Chuck Cooper has performed on stage as well as on television and film for over three decades. A Tony Award®-winning baritone, he is best known for his work in musical …

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Venida Evans

VENIDA  EVANS By Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 of 7    “Baby, it’s a roller coaster ride…                             but I’m having a lot of fun…!”   Venida Evans (born September 2, 1947) is an American television, film, stage, and commercial actress. Evans is …

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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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