Marpessa Dawn (January 1934 – August also known as Gypsy Marpessa Dawn Menor, was an American-born French actress, singer, and dancer, best remembered for her role in the film Black Orpheus
Master Chief Petty Officer Carl Maxie Brashear was the first African American to become a U. Navy Master Diver, rising to the position in Cuba Gooding, Jr. would portray Brashear in the 2000 film ''Men of Honor''.
*BUFFALO SOLDIERS~were members of an all-black regiment in the U. The Cavalry was formed on September 1866 at Fort Leavenworth and was the regiment that the Native Americans first called "buffalo soldiers.
Lucecita (Luz Esther Benítez) – Musician and Activist.(Lucecita was blacklisted from Puerto Rican television during the early for her refusal to whiten her appearance and for her support of revolutionary movements in Puerto Rico and Cuba)
July 2006 Carl Maxie Brashear was the first African American to become a United States Navy master diver. Brashear was born January 1931 in Tonieville, Kentucky. He enlisted in the U. Navy in He graduated from the Navy Diving & Salvage School in
IRISH SLAVE TRADE: white slaves in the sugar plantations of Barbados. None of the Irish victims ever made it back to their homeland to describe their ordeal. These are the lost slaves; the ones that time and biased history books conveniently forgot.
Tropicana Showgirls Havana 1954 photo by Foto Marcos