Daily Archives: February 12, 2012

African-American History-Famous Authors: James Weldon Johnson

From the University of South Carolina: Biography Early Years Born James William Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, on 17 June 1871 — he changed his middle name to Weldon in 1913 — the future teacher, poet, songwriter, and civil rights activist … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. Houston was the most awarded female act of all time, according to Guinness World Records.[3] Her list of awards includes 2 Emmy … Continue reading

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