Eleanor, born Anna Eleanor Roosevelt in New York October 11, 1884 , lost her mother Anna to diphtheria when she was eight. Where Franklin served in the state Senate from 1910 to 1913, Eleanor started her long career as political helpmate. She gained a knowledge of Washington and its ways while he served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Who was Anna Eleanor Roosevelt? Here’s Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Biography and Profile.
Opal Tometi, activist, writer, strategist, and community organizer. Opal Tometi and Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors are a co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter. Opal Tometi was born 1984, in Phoenix, Arizona, in the US to Nigerian parents. Tometi grew up hearing Yoruba and Esan spoken at home – and says her first trip to Nigeria as a teenager, changed her life. Here’s Opal Tometi Biography and Profile.
Alicia Garza was born on 4 January 1981. During her childhood, Garza and her family lived in the North San Francisco Bay area. Alicia Garza founded the Black Futures Lab to make Black communities powerful in politics. She’s s the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network. Alicia Garza Biography and Profile.
Patrisse Khan-Cullors, born in 1984 in Los Angeles, California and grew up in the Pacoima neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley. Patrisse Cullors is an American artist and activist. Cullors is an advocate for prison abolition in Los Angeles and a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. Here’s Patrisse Cullors Biography and Profile.
Diana Ross was born March 26, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan. Diana began singing with friends as a teenager, and eventually formed the groundbreaking 1960s trio the Supremes. Diana Ross & the Supremes top 10 best songs: Buttered Popcorn, Baby Love, Stop! In the Name of Love, You Keep Me Hanging On, Reflections, Someday We’ll Be Together, Bill, When Are You Coming Back?, Stoned Love, Nathan Jones, Bad Weather. Here’s Diana Ross Biography and Profile.
Megan Denise Fox on 16 May 1986, in Memphis, Tennessee. At the age of five, she began taking singing and dancing lessons, which continued when she and her family moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, when she was 10. Fox landed her first big break when she was cast as a bratty heiress in the 2001 Olsen twins comedy, Holiday in the Sun. Fox played romantic lead Mikaela Banes in the film. Here’s Megan Fox Biography and Profile.
Nathan Bedford Forrest was born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, on July 13, 1821. Despite having no formal military training, Forrest rose from the rank of private to lieutenant general. Forrest’s men reportedly killed over 200 Union soldiers, many of them black troops who had formerly been slaves. Here’s Nathan Bedford Forrest Biography and Profile.
David Duke, White Supremacist, Racist, Racists, KKK, Ku Klux Klan, born 1 July 1950, first made his racist mark at Louisiana State University back in 1970 when he founded the White Youth Alliance. How did David Ernest Duke take his life down the path of racial extremism? He was born into a comfortable middle-class family July 1, 1950, son of an archconservative oil-field engineer, and an alcoholic mother, according to a recent Duke biography by Michael Zatarain. Here’s David Duke Biography and Profile.