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Title: Famous Black Americans


1
Famous Black Americans
  • Mrs. Penders Class
  • 2006 - 2007

2
Tyra BanksBYRebecca Freeman
  • Tyra was named hottest female out of 50 people.
  • She is the first African-American to be on the
    cover of a sports illustrated magazine.
  • She's a supermodel shes been a model for 15
    yrs.
  • She stared in the movies Life-Size,and the
    episode Fresh Prince of Bel - Air

http//www.superiorpics.com/tyra_banks/
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Jamie FoxxBy Brantavious
  • Jamie Foxx is from Terrell Texas and went to
    Terrell high.
  • Jamie Foxx is an Actor, singer and a comedian.
  • Jamie Foxx won a lot of awards in the past years.
  • Jamie Foxx played in a lot of movies Miami Vice.

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Duke EllingtonByChaera Ryu
  • Duke was one of the greatest jazz composers and
    band leaders.
  • Edward Ellington was his real name.
  • He got a jazz song honored in his name.
  • He also took piano lessons.
  • Duke was a nickname for him after the observation
    of his friend.

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Oprah WinfreyByDoyin Ariyibi
  • Oprah Winfrey is the richest black american in
    the world.
  • She owns one of the most famous show called The
    Oprah Winfrey Show.
  • Oprah starred in the movie The Color Purple.
  • She owns a company called Harpo Productions.Her
    name is spelt backwards in it.

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Serena Williams By Piper Belcher
  • She won over five grand slam events in over three
    years. She was also ranked in the top five tennis
    player.
  • Serena entered her first tournament when she was
    four, and won forty-six out of forty-nine
    tournaments.
  • Serena beat fourth ranked in the world, Mary
    Pierce in her tennis tournament.
  • Serena had to face her sister, Venus in a
    tournament. Venus won the tournament, but Serena
    was awfully close. After Venus won the tournament
    Venus hugged her sister and said You did
    great! That was the first time the magazines and
    cameras got real footage of what theyre like
    while theyre not on the court.

http//www.postershop.com/Williams-Serena/Williams
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Lebron James (King James)By Tripp Isbell
  • Lebron James was drafted out of high school.
  • He won many games during high school.
  • He played so good during high school and pros
    that he was called King James. This nickname was
    known throughout high schools in the area. Now it
    is known throughout the world.
  • He was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • He went to the winter Olympics many times, he
    played for U.S.A.
  • Lebron James is probably the current best player
    in the N.B.A. right
  • He is a very famous Basketball player.

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Wilma RudolphBy Hannah V. Gudauskas
  • Wilma Rudolph was a famous Olympic track runner.
  • There was a movie made about her life.
  • She was the first woman in the U.S. to win three
    gold metals in one Olympics.
  • Wilma Rudolph died of brain cancer.

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George Washington CarverBy Kanan Stallworth
  • He was helped by Booker T. Washington into
    getting accepted in Tuskegee.
  • He found peanuts and grew plants.
  • He liked to test objects such as plants.
  • He went to school in Tuskegee and graduated.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.ByYoonjoo Ahn
  • He gave a speech in Washington D.C. called I
    have a dream.
  • He received the Novel Peace Prize.
  • He was a Baptist minister.
  • He followed the civil rights movement.

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Booker T. WashingtonbySam Tatum
  • He had to walk 200 miles to go to Hampton
    institute in Virginia.
  • He paid by working as a janitor.
  • He became a teacher.

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Muhammed AliBy Keanu Brackin
  • Muhammed Ali is a really famous pro wrestler.
  • He is in the heavyweight league.
  • He has been the heavyweight champion for more
    than three years.
  • His real name is Marcellus Clay Jr.
  • But he changed his name to Muhammed Ali.

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Spike LeeByJarrett Burt
  • He filmed HE GOT GAME
  • He graduate from New York
  • Lee directed commercials
  • He was an important filmmaker.

http//www.biography.com/search/article.do?id9377
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14
Kanye WestByJustin
  • Kanye West won a Grammy for best song. That is
    what made him famous.
  • Kanye West won 2 million dollars for his first
    album.Kanye West got 10 Grammy nominations for
    the CD the College Dropout .

http//www.google.com/musica?aidHuiFjlFuX4JsaX
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Rosa ParksByLauren Daniel
  • She refused to give up her seat to a white
    person.
  • She was in her 90s when she died.
  • She died two years ago in 2005.
  • She was in the Civil Rights Movement with Martin
    Luther King.





http//www.e-portals.org/Parks/
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Fredrick DouglassBynick helmke
  • Born in 1817.
  • Was a house slave when he was 8.
  • In 1838 he escaped to New York.
  • Helped Hareit Tubman on the under ground rail
    road.
  • He founded the north star.
  • He was the secretary under Abe Lincoln.
  • He died in1891.

http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Douglass
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Ray Charlesby Mandy van leeuwaarde
  • Ray Charles Robinson was born 1930 in Florida.
  • He won 12 Grammy awards.
  • He was a fantastic musician and composer.

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Daisy BatesByAna Garcia
  • Daisy Bates published a newspaper with her
    husband called the Arkansas State Press.
  • Her book, The Long Shadow of Little Rock, won a
    national book award in 1998.
  • In 1968,she moved to Mitchellville, Arkansas.
  • She married a journalist and insurance salesman?

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Reggie WhitebyJake Vickers
  • He was an amazing football player.
  • He also was born in
  • Tennessee.
  • He played 15 years for the eagles and then
    switched to the Green Bay Packers.
  • He preached all around then state too.
  • He also went to the university of Tennessee.



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