In 1950 became the first gospel singer to perform at Carnegie Hall.
Transgender woman activist and feminist.
Co-founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP) with Huey Newton while they were both enrolled at Merritt Community College in Oakland, California.
Credited Hugh Hefner with giving him his break.
“Forgiving is not forgetting; it’s actually remembering–remembering and not using your right to hit back.”
On behalf of Arise 2.0 Happy Birthday Rev. I’m honored to call you one of my most esteemed mentors, Sir!
A.K.A. First Lady of South Africa and Mother of the Nation.
Founded bell hooks Institute at Berea College in 2014.
by Kiki Anthony Kapel Jones 9/20/1968 Jackson, Tennessee. TV host, political contributor, author, and activist. He has a twin sister. … More