Her last film appearance was in Patrick Ian Polk’s “Noah’s Arc: Jumping the Broom” during the lounge scene and wedding reception!
Today I spotlight Coretta Scott King. She is the widow of the great Dr. Martin Luther King. She in her own right became a civil rights icon not only for African Americans but also for Women, Gays and more. Most of us truly lived the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King thru her live and her activism.
Today I spotlight Marian Anderson. She was a world renowned singer who was the first African Amercian to sing at the White House and the Metropolitan Opera.
Today, I spotlight Rep. Barbara Jordan who was the 1st African American Woman elected into the House of Representatives from the South and first Black Woman State Senator in Texas.
Today, I spotlight the “High Priestess of Soul”, Dr. Nina Simone. She was mainly known for her jazz and blues music but she was also an active civil rights activist where she worked with James Baldwin, Maya Angelou and more!
Today, I spotlight Rosa Parks…the Mother of the Freedom Movement and was the organizer of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.