by Kiki Giacobbe LaMotta sunrise 7/10/1922, the Bronx, NY sunset 9/19/2017, Miami, FL. Boxer, entrepreneur, stand-up comic, and author. … More
A.K.A. ‘Facebook Pastor’.
She has a lot of jobs: she is on Whose Line is is Anyway? on CW, and voices Lana Kane on Archer, and Criminal Minds.
Discovered the first books by black writers.
Her Ted Talk ,The Danger of a Single Story (the top ten most viewed Ted Talks of all time), was sampled by Beyonce in Flawless.
When ‘Classic 5’ Paul Williams was too sick to perform, he would lip-sync and Richard Street would sing his part live off-stage.
Inspired by Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price.
In 1916 opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. Organized the first birth control clinic staffed by all women docs. Established a clinic in Harlem with an all black advisory board which included W.E.B. DuBois.
In 2009 Time named him to the 100 Most Influential People in the World.