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Cab Calloway - Kickin' The Gong Around Lyrics

It was down in Chinatown,<br>All the cokies laid around,<br>Some were high and some were mighty low;<br>There were millions on the floor<br>When a knock came on the …

Cab Calloway: Sketches | Timeline: Major Events in Cab's Life | American Masters | PBS

<b>1919</b><br>Cab Calloway grows up in Baltimore, a predominantly black city. During this time Cab works as a paper boy, walks horses at the racetrack, and …

Cab Calloway - Minnie The Moocher Lyrics

Folks here's a story 'bout Minnie the Moocher;<br>she was a red hot hoochie coocher.<br>She was the roughest toughest frail;<br>but Minnie had a heart as big as …

Cab Calloway

Singer Cab Calloway became a star with his performances at the Cotton Club and his song "Minnie the Moocher" (1931). He also appeared on stage and in …

Mr. Louis Mendes

Jacob Lawrence - Artists

<i>Flight No. 1 (aka Walking in the Rain),</i> 1967<br>Gouache on paper<br>17 3/4 x 9 inches (image); 19 1/8 x 10 1/4 inches (paper)<p><i>Untitled (Crawling Cat),</i> c. …

Jacob Lawrence - Bio

A celebrated painter, storyteller, and interpreter of the African-American experience, Jacob Lawrence was born in Atlantic City in 1917 to a couple …

Jacob Lawrence: Exploring Stories

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence was an American painter, and the most widely acclaimed African-American artist of the 20th century. He is best known for his Migration …

great migration of jacob lawrence

"Claude McKay and the New Negro of the 1920's"

What though before us lies the open grave?<br>Like men we'll face the murderous, cowardly pack,<br>Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back!<p>After his …

Claude McKay's Life

McKay, Claude (15 Sept. 1890-22 May 1948), poet, novelist, and journalist, was born Festus Claudius McKay in Sunny Ville, Clarendon Parish, Jamaica, …

America Poem by Claude McKay

it has a rich taste of of America if that makes any sense<p>I think this poem really has a very good nhow of America<p>I love this poem. As Italian with a …

Claude McKay

Claude McKay<p>1889–1948<p>Email this page<p>Carl Van Vechten, © Van Vechten Trust. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University<p>Claude McKay, …

Marcus Garvey

Born in Jamaica, Garvey aimed to organize blacks everywhere but achieved his greatest impact in the United States, where he tapped into and enhanced …

Obama should pardon persecuted civil-rights advocate Marcus Garvey

As the days of President Obama’s tenure run down, civil-rights advocates hope that he will add one more accomplishment to his legacy: a posthumous …

Civil Rights

Black History Month: Marcus Garvey (Day 1)

Synopsis<p>Born in Jamaica, Marcus Garvey was an orator for the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal …

"Tropics in New York," by Claude McKay

The Life of Claude McKay

The Harlem Project: Life of Claude McKay

Keeping the Legacy of Marcus Garvey Alive: The Papers, the Film

The John Hope Franklin Research Center at Duke University has acquired the Robert A. Hill’s Collection of the Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro …

Remembering Marcus Garvey Through Reggae

<i>Listen to the music</i>. February 6 marks the birthday of Bob Marley. Born in Jamaica in 1945, the Reggae icon would be witnessing his seventy-second …

10 Leaders You May Not Have Known Were Influenced by Marcus Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. was a Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur and orator who was a staunch proponent of the …