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Famous Person Project

Louis Armstrong & Oprah Winfrey

Erica Ranosa

on 28 May 2013

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Famous Person Project By: Erica Ranosa and Rachael Head LOUIS ARMSTRONG OPRAH WINFREY Louis Armstrong born: August 4, 1901
where: New Orleans, Louisiana http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Music/Pix/pictures/2009/2/10/1234288218815/Louis-Armstrong-001.jpg http://themusicninja.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04 died: July 6, 1971
where: Queens, New York http://www.storyvilledistrictnola.com/files/district_NRampart_18feb1901.jpg Growing Up + father left him
+ mother often left
+ spent frequent time with grandmother
+ lived in a very poor neighborhood http://www.hurricanebrassband.nl/images/ ARREST & Colored Waif's Home For Boys ~ On New Year's Eve when Louis was just ten...
~ Colored Waif's Home for Boys http://susandayley.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/cornet.gif ~ Cornet
~ Passion for music ~ Once out of Colored Waif's Home for Boys... Jazzy + Joe "King" Ory took young Louis under his wing

+ He even handed down one of his cornets to Armstrong

+ Louis fell in love with jazz music and became a role model A L L S T A R - Louis' white manager created a six person group for him to perform with http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/511D12M1ZKL._SX300_.jpg BREAKING
~BARRIERS~ + Louis Armstrong said that he would never perform at a hotel that he could not stay

+ He was the first African-American in the entertaining business to do this

+ broke many barriers for future performers to come Accomplishments & Oprah Winfrey born: January 29, 1954
where: Kosciusko, Mississippi -- Cultural Ambassador of Goodwill for the US State Department

-- Honorary Doctorates

-- Won over 200 awards

-- Movie star, in over 30 films

-- World wide sensation & role model silent activism ~could not directly speak out

~many whites said he was the best trumpet player

~ above all, was a very happy go lucky, smart man I N S P I R A T I O N + helped pave the road + inspired many visual representation Growing Up The Pioneer "as time went on and I made a reputation, I had it put in my contracts that I wouldn't play no place I couldn't stay. I was the first negro in the business to crack them big white hotels- Oh yeah! I pioneered Pops! Nobody much remembers that these days" Comparison and Contrast LOUIS
WINFREY & BOTH ~ was an Entertainer ~African American ~ broke segregation in hotels ~ activists for African American rights ~ revolutionized many peoples thoughts on the abilities of black people ~ lived in the 1900's and peak of career in 20's- 30's Thank
You http://politic365.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/09/Oprah_Winfrey.jpg ~ lived on a farm ~ Film Actress, Entrepreneur, Producer, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host, Television Producer ~ first woman in history to own and produce a talk show ~ first African American woman to become a billionaire ~ was sent to Milwaukee at six years old to live with her mother ~ went to Nashville, Tennessee to live with her father Start of Oprah's Career + won Miss Black Tennessee Beauty Pageant + began her broadcasting career at a black radio station in Nashville + first African-American woman to anchor the news at Nashville's WTVF-TV + moved to Baltimore to co-anchor the six o'clock news + moved to Chicago to host "AM Chicago" The Oprah Winfrey Show P H I L A N T H R O P Y - highest-rated talk show in television history in 1986 - renamed "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 1985 - won many awards The Beloved Oprah + played as Sofia in "The Color Purple" - Harpo Productions + earned nominations and awards for her performance + appeared and produced television movies and shows + starred in the film "Beloved" ~The Oprah Winfrey Foundation ~Christmas Kindness South Africa 2002 ~Oprah's Angel Network ~"Oprah Bill" The Oprah Effect -- Oprah's Book Club -- endorsed presidential candidate Barack Obama ~ SUPERLATIVES ~ - highest paid performer on TV - richest self-made woman in America - wealthiest African-American of the 20th century - "most powerful woman in the world." Oprah's Influence + included in "Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World" + tabloid free and sincere topics on her show "Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism." ~ Oprah Winfrey visual representation + approached self-help issues + media icon http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/pictures%5C48231%5CKOSCIUSKO,MISSISSIPPI%201920.jpg http://www.young-celebrities.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/young_oprah_winfrey.png http://www.onemoretickets.com/images/oprah-winfrey-show2.jpg https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQzh-5jvdscAzGBO78XA3bn0yd-pIlG-OUD0j2XSqhe1YSRq3nwqA http://uptownmagazine.com/files/2011/11/Ophah-Winfrey.jpg http://www.angeliasangels.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/0_61_oprah_school.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-wf4tJSlvaI4/TeC13qfgzUI/AAAAAAAAA8w/SpqI5jP1gk4/s1600/Oprah+Winfrey+6.jpg http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ewx6pn-ZVBU/T8W9ggN3ugI/AAAAAAAAAs8/V-c54HAajNg/s1600/Morrison-Winfrey.jpg
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