U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, keyboards and vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen, Jr. (drums and percussion). U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music.
Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. (born May 5, 1865) was pastor of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church from 1908 to 1937. During this time it grew to be the largest protestant church in the country. He was a founder of the National Urban League and the father of Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. #TodayInBlackHistory
On February 2, 1955, New York Representative Adam Clayton Powell, then one of only three African Americans in the U.S. Congress, rose to argue that his colleagues should support two pending civil rights bills then before the House of Representatives.