James Brown

Encyclopaedia Africana S September 7, 2020 SAMMY DAVIS JR.

Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being, and how you get along with your fellow man.

Encyclopaedia Africana K September 3, 2020 KENDRICK LAMAR

Lamar has a lot of good memories of Compton as a kid: riding bikes, doing back flips off friends’ roofs, sneaking into the living room during his parents’ house parties.

Encyclopaedia Africana J August 29, 2020 JAMES BROWN

He found serious competition from funk-rock bands, among them Sly & the Family Stone and the revamped Isley Brothers, as well as Motown’s Norman Whitfield productions.

C Encyclopaedia Africana August 29, 2020 CHADWICK BOSEMAN

“We knew that we could create a world that exemplified a world we wanted to see. We knew that we had something to give.”

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) August 29, 2020 ACTOR CHADWICK BOSEMAN DIES AGED 43

Asked about his own childhood heroes and icons, Boseman cited political leaders and musicians: Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., Bob Marley, Public Enemy, A Tribe Called Quest and Prince.

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