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Niles Fitch

Niles  Fitch *****  by Dale Ricardo Shields “Niles Fitch, an Atlanta native, follows his passion for connecting with others through stage, print, commercials, television, film, and voice-over. He loves to model, sing, dance, act, and make you laugh.  His late father (a financial advisor) and his mother (an attorney), encouraged his excitement of smiling for …

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Louis Johnson

LOUIS  JOHNSON Dancer  ~  Choreographer  ~  Director  ~  Professor   Legendary 👑 By Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 of 10 { 3/19/1930  –  3/31/2020 } 

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Leigh Whipper

Leigh Whipper     By Dale Shields Leigh Whipper the first Black member of the Actors’ Equity Association (1913)   * 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 …

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Stephen Wiltshire – Artist

  Stephen Wiltshire “British architectural artist and autistic savant, as he is known for being able to redraw entire landscapes from memory.  Looking at his drawings knowing such information about his life, will one now look at his drawing with a different perspective?  Would people attribute his talents as a “Super Crip”, or as Barbara …

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John Hope Franklin

John  Hope  Franklin 1915-2009 Archived by Dale Ricardo Shields   “We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey;” ―    John Hope Franklin John Hope Franklin (January 2, 1915 – March 25, 2009) was an …

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