Claudette Colvin (born September is a pioneer of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. On March she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the more publicized Rosa Parks incident by nine months.
Sidney Poitier & Diahann Carroll (on location for movie shoot, "Paris Blues"), Bois de Boulogne, Paris, Diahann Carroll acknowledges she had an affair with Sidney Poitier that lasted many years. photo by Larry Shaw.
The brilliant, peerless, hilarious Richard Pryor was born 73 years ago today in Peoria, IL. In this photo, he and Phylicia Rashad are paying a visit to Ms. Rashad’s sister Debbie Allen in her dressing room on April Ms. Allen had.