Irene Cara 1959-2022, first Hispanic-Black woman to win an Oscar in a category other than an acting category in 1983 for Best Song.
International African American Museum opens in January 2023 in Charleston, South Carolina.
LaTisha “Tish” Hyman born 1983. First woman rapper in 2015 to successfully complete the "5 Fingers of Death" freestyle challenge on Sway in…
Lawrence Brooks oldest veteran to serve in WWI at 110.
Heather Hunter born 1969 is a rapper, painter, actress and porn star. She was the first Black woman to be a Vivid Entertainment…
Frankie Crocker 1963-2000. Disc jockey and actor who coined the term "urban contemporary" in music.
Blaxploitation coined in the 1970s. Genre of movies by and for Black folks. Combo of Black and exploitation.