Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy) was a Tony award winning actress and singer. She married mathematician and lumber executive George Krynicki, and converted to Judaism in 1982 (she had been born into a Roman Catholic family and raised Presbyterian).
Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese-American activist, Malcolm X Ally and a former member of the Black Panther Party died June 2014 at the age of She spent two years in an internment camp and helped win reparations for Japanese-Americans.
Gail Fisher was one of the first African American women to play substantive roles in American television. She's best remembered for playing secretary 'Peggy Fair' on the detective series Mannix CBS). Fisher was 65 yrs when she passed.
On June Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a Christian civil rights activist, she was assassinated.just like her son, Martin Luther King, Jr. But most peopl