Posts Tagged: birthday

#Fandross! It’s Happening in Celebration of Luther Vandross

The one and only Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr… (a.k.a.) #LutherVandross would have been 68 today (April 20). In celebration, a relative of the late R&B superstar has teamed with his former record label to continue a celebration of his life and musical legacy. #Fandross, as it’s called is the brain-child of Luther’s niece Seveda Williams! “We… Read more »

Diana Ross

Motown Museum Celebrates Diana Ross’ 75th Birthday

Motown Museum Celebrates Diana Ross’ 75th Birthday The Motown Museum in Detroit celebrated Diana Ross’ 75th birthday by hosting an event in her honor. The museum had a special screening of her documentary called, Diana Ross, Her Life, Love and Legacy. The documentary is centered around her famous 1983 concert in Central Park and was… Read more »

Women’s History Month: Dr. Dorothy Height

March 24th marks the birthday of the late civil rights icon, Dr. Dorothy Height who began her 70-year activist journey at age 25, by joining the National Council of Negro Women.  She would later be elected to lead the organization, and served as president for 40 years. In the thick of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement,… Read more »