Michelle R. Johnson, 28, of Los Angeles, was the first black woman in U.S. Coffee Championships history to make it to nationals.
Black Theatre United “. . . stand[s] together to help protect Black people, Black talent and Black lives of all shapes and orientations…
Freedom’s Journal first Black newspaper in the United States in 1827.
David Ruggles 1810-1849 owned the first Black owned bookstore.
Laneeka Barksdale, 47, 1972-2020, Detroit Ballroom dancing star.
Roya Marsh from Bronx, New York poet, performer, educator, and activist. Poet in Residence at Urban Word NYC.
Yemi Alade born 1989 Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress and activist.