Amanda Stenberg born on 23 October 1998, the actress most famous for portraying Rue in “The Hunger Games,” asks some serious questions in a YouTube video about appropriation of black culture into the mainstream. “Pop stars… adopted black culture as a way of being edgy and gaining attention,” she says according to W Dish. Among others, she points out Perry’s ebonics in the “This Is How We Do” video and Miley Cyrus’s twerking in “We Can’t Stop.” Amandla Stenberg Biography and Profile.
Michael Flatley was born on 16 July 1958. In 1994 he changed the face of Irish dance forever with his breath-taking creation of Riverdance. He went on to create Lord of the Dance which debuted at the Point Theatre in Dublin in 1996. Feet of Flames was the first show ever to be performed at London’s historic “Route of Kings” in Hyde Park. This show reached new heights as Michael took it to stadia filled to capacity at 120,000. Michael Ryan Flatley Biography and Profile.
Viola Davis, African-American Actress and Producer, was born 11 August 1965 in South Carolina, grew up in Rhode Island, where she began acting — first in high school, and then at Rhode Island College. After attending the Juilliard School of Performing Arts, Davis made her Broadway debut in 1996 in Seven Guitars. She has won Tony Awards for her performances in King Hedley II (2001) and a revival of August Wilson’s Fences (2010), which co-starred Denzel Washington. Viola Davis Biography and Profile.
Farrah Fawcett was born on February 2, 1947, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Voted Most Beautiful Student in high school. Was a contestant on The Dating Game in the 1960s. Made her film debut in 1969 in Love Is a Funny Thing. Best known for her role as Jill Monroe on Charlie’s Angels. Reunited with her Angels co-stars Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith for a tribute to Angels creator Aaron Spelling at the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006. Final TV project was Farrah’s Story, a 2009 documentary Fawcett produced and appeared in. Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett Biography and Profile.
Dalton Harris was born 29 December 1993 and raised in poverty. He overcame the odds to win the popular Digicel Rising Stars title in 2010. He was 16 years old at the time. But shortly after, misfortune set in. A string of hard times followed him like a lost puppy and the young artiste was left to fend for himself in living conditions that were unbearable, despite him winning $1 million as part of his Rising Stars prize. Dalton Harris went from his dancehall roots to winning the 2018 final of the U.K. X-Factor, wowing audiences with his covers of Elton John, Prince, Radiohead, and Beyoncé. Dalton Harris Biography and Profile.
Actor Luke Perry was born October 11, 1966, in Fredericktown, Ohio. In 1990, he landed his breakthrough role as the rebellious teen heartthrob Dylan McKay on Aaron Spelling’s dramatic TV series Beverly Hills, 90210. On February 27, 2019, it was reported that Perry had been rushed to the hospital after suffering what was described as a “massive stroke.” Coy Luther Perry III Biography and Profile.
Idrissa Akuna Elba was born on September 6, 1972, in the Hackney section of East London, England. An only child of Sierra Leonean and Ghanaian descent, Elba eventually attended the National Youth Music Theatre’s training programs. Idris Elba is a British television, theatre & film actor who has starred in projects in both the UK & US. He is the only child to a father from Sierra Leone and mother from Ghana. This is his official fan page. Idrissa Akuna Elba Biography and Profile.
Bobi Wine born 12 February 1982, a musician from Uganda who began his music career in the early 2000s. In July, Bobi Wine locked arms with activists and marched on the streets of the capital, Kampala, to protest against a social media tax introduced ostensibly to boost state revenue and to end what Mr Museveni called “gossip” on WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu biography and profile.
Anthony Bourdain was born on June 25, 1956, in New York City. Bourdain eventually attended Vassar College for two years and then graduated from the world-renowned Culinary Institute of America in 1978. In 2002, Bourdain started his two-season run on the Food Network’s A Cook’s Tour, a series featuring Bourdain traveling the world seeking culinary adventures. Anthony Bourdain Biography and Profile.