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Dr. Beth A. Brown was an astrophysicist who worked at the Goddard Space Flight Center. Brown was born on July 15, 1969, in Roanoke, Virginia. As a child, she had a passion to learn more about astronomy and science. She enjoyed watching Star Trek, and Star Wars. Dr. Beth A. Brown was the First Black Woman to Receive a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Michigan appeared first on Black Then.

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I watched the first one almost 40 years ago & feel exactly the same watching this one - sick in the tummy ! I can't even imagine what LIFE was like for so many people in our past ( & for some even today!)

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One simple truth has always served me well: People will root for anyone who shows them their heart. seanastin.com

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Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist & dancer. She joined the Cotton Club chorus at the age of 16, became a nightclub performer, & then moved to Hollywood where she was ultimately blacklisted for her political views. She returned to her roots as a nightclub singer & continued performing into the 1990s, disappearing from the public eye in 2000. She won a special Tony Award & 2 Grammys for her one-woman Broadway show in…

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