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Charles Sidney Gilpin, an actor, singer, and vaudevillian dancer, was the most successful African American stage performer in the early 20th Century. He is best known for his portrayal of Brutus Jones in Eugene O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones. A Richmond, Virginia, native, Gilpin attended St. Francis S...Charles Sidney Gilpin, an actor, singer, and vaudevillian dancer, was the most successful African American stage performer in the early 20th Century. He is best known for his portrayal of…

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Billie Holiday (1915-1959) nicknamed “Lady Day” and Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) also known as the “First Lady of Song” “Queen of Jazz” and “Lady Ella” were two of the greatest and most influential jazz singers in history.

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1567_Unknown Lady known as "Portrait of a Woman" and "A Young Lady, dated 1567". Artist: Steven van der Meulen. Yale Centre for British Art

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Gerda Taro. First Woman known to photograph a battle from the front lines and to die covering a war.

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Toi-tah-ner-ew, Chickasaw Indian Policeman, 1890, Duncan, USA, unknown photographer. The girl was I-see-komah but it is not known whether she was is wife, sister, sweetheart or friend. (Photoshopped)

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World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript

World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript It’s a book by an unknown author in a language no one understands. Officially, it is known as Beinecke MS 408

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John Legend has continued to work in the television industry by furthering his relationship with WGN America and is set to start a new series that is known as the Black Wall Street, based on a true story. A story where despite the efforts of jealous, racist and violent neighbors, the Black community came together

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Anjesenamón (Also Known As Ankhesenamun) was the third of six daughters of Akhenaten (Akhenaton) and the Royal Great Wife, Nefertiti. His original name, Anjesenpaatón MEANS that Lives By The Aton. His exact birth date is unknown, but it likely to be the first of the royal princesses born May at the newly founded capital of Egypt, Akhetaten.

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