Today marks the 51st Anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. We Still Have A Dream.
Olga James in Carmen Jones (1954)
Martha Reeves & Vandellas 1971 (Photo: Chris Walter)
An exclusive excerpt from a new biography details how Cosby went from near-bankruptcy to beloved sitcom dad, efforts to end his womanizing, original ideas for Cliff Huxtable (a limo driver married to a Latina handywoman) and how he learned of son Ennis’ heartbreaking death.
Producer Paula Wagner has acquired film rights to the life story of Sylvia Robinson, the influential rap pioneer and producer known as the “Mother of Hip Hop”.
Chess Records singer Angela Davis better known by her real name Minnie Riperton poses for a portrait circa 1967 in Chicago, Illinois.
Actress Hilda Simms (right) meeting soprano Leontyne Price, possibly at the time of Price’s appearance as Bess in the opera “Porgy and Bess,” circa 1953