Minister Louis Farrakhan was born Louis Eugene Walcott on May 11, 1933, in Roxbury, Massachusetts. After his mother recognized his artistic talent, young Louis was given a violin by his mother before his sixth birthday and began years of formal training. Later he became popularly known as “The Charmer,” and achieved fame in Boston as a vocalist, calypso […]


Alice Walker is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who was born February 9, 1944, in Eatonton, Georgia, whose novels and stories portray the hardships endured by Southern blacks. Her work includes Meridian, In Love and Trouble, and The Color Purple, which was turned into a critically-acclaimed film in 1985. In 2003, Walker’s Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New […]