Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008) was an African-American actress, singer, activist, and dancer. She was born Eartha Mae Keith on a cotton plantation near North, South Carolina. Her mother, Annie Mae Keith, was of African and Cherokee… Continue Reading
Black History Month started off being Negro History Week created by Carter G. Woodson in 1926. The month of February was chosen due to the birthdays of Fredrick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. Teachers were encouraged to teach African-American history in… Continue Reading
Fats Waller was a jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer. He is known for his famous compositions, Ain’t No Misbehavin’ and Honeysuckle Rose. He was caricatured in Mother Goose Goes to Hollywood released in 1938.
Johnny Brown, an actor and singer, is famous for his role as Nathan Bookman on Good Times. Mr. Brown was the host of The Mouse Factory for four episodes.
Kiara Muhammad, 15, is the voice of Doc McStuffins, the lovable doctor who fixes toys on Disney Junior. Kiara has made guest appearances on the television shows NCIS and Hart of Dixie.