Alicia Keys born January 25, 1981, a 15-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, an entrepreneur and a powerful force in the world of philanthropy and in the global fight against HIV and AIDS. Read Alicia Augello Cook biography and profile.
Ida B. Wells, African-American Activist, Civil Rights Activist, Journalist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s. She was born July 16,1862, Holly Springs, Mississippi. She died March 25, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. Her cemetery name is Oak Woods Cemetery. Read Ida Bell Wells biography and profile.
Mary Todd, born 13 December 1818, was vivacious and impulsive. She was the First Lady of the United States and wife of President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. A young lawyer summed her up in 1840: “the very creature of excitement.” All of these attributes marked her life, bringing her both happiness and tragedy. Read Mary Todd Lincoln Biography and Profile.
Gavin Newsom, born 10 October 1967, American politician and businessman. He was As mayor of San Francisco from 2003-2011. Newsom received the Leadership for Healthy Communities Award. Governor Newsom is married to Jennifer Siebel Newsom. They have four children: Montana, Hunter, Brooklynn, and Dutch. Read Gavin Christopher Newsom Biography and Profile.
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier (Jacqueline Kennedy) was born on July 28, 1929, in Southampton, New York. Her father, John, was a wealthy stockbroker on Wall Street whose family had come from France in the early 1800s. Her mother, Janet, had ancestors from Ireland and England. Read Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Biography and Profile.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John F. Kennedy, U.S. President, U.S. Representative, Civil Rights Activist) was born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts. On November 21, 1963, President Kennedy flew to Texas to give several political speeches. The next day, as his car drove slowly past cheering crowds in Dallas, shots rang out. Kennedy was seriously wounded and died a short time later. Read John Fitzgerald Kennedy Biography and Profile.
R. Kelly born January 8, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, singer-songwriter R. Kelly has enjoyed tremendous success on both the pop and R&B music charts. Kelly grew up in a Chicago housing project, where he was raised by his single mother, and began singing in his church’s choir as a young child. Read Robert Sylvester Kelly Biography and Profile .
Kylie Kristen Jenner (Kardashian family) was born August 10, 1997, California to Kris and Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner. She earned millions from sales of her signature Kylie Lip Kit. She was named one of Time magazine’s Most Influential Teens. In 2019 Forbes name her the youngest-ever self-made billionaire. Read Kylie Kristen Jenner Biography and Profile.
Wilma Rudolph was born on June 23, 1940. She was named United Press Athlete of the Year (1960), the AP Woman Athlete of the Year (1960, 1961) and received the Sullivan Award as the nation’s top amateur athlete (1961). At the 1960 Rome Olympics, Rudolph became “the fastest woman in the world” and the first American woman to win three gold medals in one Olympics. Read Wilma Glodean Rudolph Biography and Profile.