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Today in Black History 2.20
1927: Sidney Poitier is born in Miami, FL and raised in the Bahamas. In 1963, he was the 1st African American to win the Oscar for Best Actor.
Today in Black History 2.19
1940: Soul singer William “Smokey” Robinson born in Detroit, Michigan. Smokey was an original member of Motown’s first vocal group, The Miracles.
Today in Black History 2.18
On this day, Toni Morrison was born in Lorain, Ohio in 1931. She went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for her novel “Beloved.”Leigh Davenport , VP, Women's Programming
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