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Alice Walker - American author and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Shari Belafonte. September 22, 1954 (age 60) New York City, New York

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Shamell Bell, left, Melina Abdullah and Povi-Tamu Bryant are key leaders of "leaderless" Black Lives Matter.

These Savvy Women Have Made Black Lives Matter the Most Crucial Left-Wing Movement Today.Shamell Bell, left, Melina Abdullah and Povi-Tamu Bryant are key leaders of "leaderless" Black Lives Matter.

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Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist and seamstress whom the U. Congress dubbed the "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement". Parks is famous for not s.

Mellody Hobson, American businesswoman. She is president of Ariel Investment, LLC, one of the largest African American-owned money management & mutual fund companies in the US. She is also a contributor on financial issues on Good Morning America, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ariel Mutual Funds, & the Chairman of Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc. She recently had a daughter with her husband, billionaire Star Wars creator George Lucas. She is a graduate of Princeton University.

George Lucas' wife, Mellody Hobson is the president of Ariel Capital Management, the largest African American-owned capital management firm in the world.

Charlayne Hunter-Gault (b.1942) is an American journalist and former foreign correspondent for National Public Radio. She was one of two African-American students to enroll in the University of Georgia in 1961. She graduated in 1963. In 1967 she joined WRC-TV, in Washington, D.C., and has worked for The New York Times. She was also CNN’s Johannesburg bureau chief and correspondent from 1999 to 2005. She is author of In My Place (1992), a memoir about her experiences at the University of…

Spotlight: Charlayne Hunter-Gault Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez This week marks the anniversary of the desegregation of the University of Georgia, in I can close my eyes .

Bethann Hardison:  "When I started to model, I was so odd-looking; I really looked like a skinny black boy—I had a short Afro, I didn't wear makeup—and believe you me, I got rejected a lot. But I was brought up to believe in myself."

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Bethann Hardison: "When I started to model, I was so odd-looking; I really looked like a skinny black boy—I had a short Afro, I didn't wear makeup—and believe you me, I got rejected a lot. But I was brought up to believe in myself.

Barbara Smith Conrad, opera star and civil rights pioneer, 73

Barbara Smith Conrad, opera star and civil rights pioneer, 73 - beautiful blue scarf

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GRAY HAIR | Twists: PHOTO by: RAYMOND HOLBERT: http://memorybanque.com/grayhair.html

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