Bessie Smith was an American blues singer. Nicknamed "The Empress of the Blues", Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the and She is regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and a major influence on many blues and jazz vocalists.
Fall in Love with 20 Best African American Hairstyles (WITH PICTURES)
Mary Violet Leontyne Price (born February is an American soprano. Born and raised in Laurel, Mississippi, she rose to international acclaim in the and and was one of the first African Americans to become a leading artist at the Metropolitan Opera
Dorothy Van Engle - African-American star of 'Race Films' in the Known in later years by her married name of Donessa Hollon, she was a leading lady recognized for beauty, sophistication and intelligence.
Toni Morrison NOVELIST The first African American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature; winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her enthralling books illuminate the mysteries of the human heart and unflinchingly take on the toughest issues.