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Transcript of Black History
He attended Garfield High, but never graduated
He extended the range of electric guitars Date and Place of Birth:
Seattle, Washington Date of Death:
September 18, 1970
Place of Death:
St. Mary Abbots Hospital
Cause of Death:
Drug Overdose Favorite quote:
“Music is my religion.” DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
OCTOBER 13, 1962 - STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI EDUCATION:
•MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
•CO-AUTHORED TWO BOOKS
•DANCING WITH THE STARS
3 INTERESTING FACTS:
•HE HAD 1,549 CAREER RECEPTIONS.
•HE HAD 22,895 CAREER RECIEVING YARDS.
•HE HAD 197 CAREER TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS. WHERE PERSON LIVES NOW:
THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA OF CALIFONIA.
50 FAVORITE QUOTATION:
“TODAY I WILL DO WHAT OTHERS WON’T, SO TOMMORROW I CAN ACCOMPLISH WHAT OTHERS CAN’T” ~ JERRY RICE B.B.King Date and Place of Birth:
A plantation near
Itta Bena, Mississippi
Septemeber 16, 1925. Education:
King received a honorary degree from Tougaloo College,1987.
3 Interesting facts about B.B.King:
•Jazz legend B.B.King is also known as Riley B.King.
•King has his own pilot licences.
•B.B.King is in the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. What the Person Does Now:
B.B. King continues to do an average of 250 concerts a year. Favorite Quote:
“The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.”~ B.B. King George Washington Carver Date and Place of Birth:
July 12, 1864
Diamond Grove, Missouri Education:
He studied agriculture at Iowa Agricultural College and was the first African American to attend it.
Carver taught at Hampton Institute in Virginia, he also taught at Tuskegee University as a scientist, and manage the college greenhouses.
Interesting facts about George W. Carver:
•He invented different peanut products.
•He’s called the ‘’Plant Doctor’’. Date of Death:
January 5, 1943
Place of Death:
Tuskegee, Alabama Favorite quotation:
“There is a use for almost everything.’’ James Brown Date and Place of Birth:
Barnwell, South Carolina Education:
Went to Paine College; a historically black school
Jobs held: James Brown was a musician and a recording artist.
Three Interesting Facts:
James Brown was paired up with Tupac Shakur to make a soundtrack.
James Brown had a show.
He first appeared in Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York in 1959 Date and Place of Death:
December 25, 2006
Cause of Death:
Congestive Heart Failure
James Brown Died at age 73. Favorite Quotation:“The one thing that can solve most of our problem is dancing.” ~James Brown Morgan Freeman Date and Place of Birth:
June 1, 1937
Memphis, Tennessee Education:
He went to college in los Angeles, California
He is an actor, director, and a narrator.
3 interesting facts:
•He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1955
•He grew up in Greenwood, Mississippi
•He was in a cast in broad way play “Driving Miss Daisy” Where Person Lives now:
Charleston, Mississippi and New York, New York
Age:76 years old
What person does now:
Actor, director, narrator Favorite quotation:
“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is not a black hero, he is an American hero.” Muhammad Ali Date and Place of birth:
January 17, 1942
Louisville, Kentucky Education:
Louisville Central High School
•He won 19 trophies.
•He has parkinson’s disease.
•His name was Cassius Clay Where Person Lives Now:Scottsdale, Arizona
Age: 71 What Person Does Now: Retired Boxer Favorite Quotation:
“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” ~ Muhammad Ali Rosa Parks Date and Place of Birth:
February 4, 1913
Detroit, Michigan Education:
She was home schooled until she was 11. Then she went Montgomery Industrial School for girls. It was in Pinelevel, Alabama.
She worked at Montgomery Protest and she lost her job. Then she worked at Detroit Staff Of John Canyers, Jr.
3 interesting facts about assigned person:
•She refused to give up her seat to a white passenger.
•She was called the mother of the modern civil rights.
•She didn’t have any kids. Date of Death: October 24, 2005
Place of Death:Detroit in her apartment on the east side of the city.
Cause of Death: She died in natural causes. Favorite quotation:
“Each person must live their life as a model for others.” OPRAH GAIL WINFREY DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
IN 1987, SHE RECEIVED HER COLLEGE DEGREE
FROM TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
SHE BEGAN HER TELEVISION CAREER WHILE ACTING IN MANY SHOWS AND MOVIES
3 INTERESTING FACTS:
•SHE ACTED AS SOPHIE IN THE COLOR PURPLE
•SHE WAS SIGNED AS NASHVILLE’S FIRST BLACK REPORTER
•SHE WAS THE FIRST FEMALE CO-ANCHOR ON WJZ-TV WHERE PERSON LIVES NOW:
Santa Barbara, California
THE PROMISED LAND
AGE:59WHAT PERSON DOES NOW:SHE OWNS HER OWN OPRAHWINFREY NETWORK FAVORITE QUOTATION:
“USE WHAT YOU HAVE TO RUN TOWARD YOUR BEST-THAT’S HOW I NOW LIVE MY LIFE” Bibliography
B.B. King. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B.B._King
Davis, M. (Composer). Black History. [Beans-N-Frank, Performer]
George Washington Carver. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington_Carver
James Brown. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Brown
Jerry Rice. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Rice
Jimi Hendrix. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimi_Hendrix
Morgan Freeman. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morgan_Freeman
Muhammed Ali. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammed_Ali
Oprah Winfrey. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oprah_Winfrey
Rosa Parks. (2013). Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks
Universal Music Group. (n.d.). B.B. King. Retrieved from B.B. King the Official Website: http://www.bbking.com/