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Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Independance Day (4th of July)
Independance Day (4th of July)
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Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Fred Wesley
Fred Wesley
Fred Wesley (born July 4, 1943) is an American jazz and funk trombonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s. Wesley has since toured and played with many famous artists, released several jazz cd's and written a book. Wesley was born in Columbus, Georgia, and raised in Mobile, Alabama, the son of a high school teacher and big band leader. As a child he took piano and later trumpet lessons, and at around the age of 12 his father brought a trombone home, whereupon he switched to trombone.
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Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Mary Edmonia Lewis
Mary Edmonia Lewis
Mary Edmonia Lewis (Born July 4, 1845 September 17, 1907 in Greenbush, New York) was the first African American and Native American woman to gain fame and recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world. She was of African American, Haitian and Ojibwe descent.
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Monday, July 6th, 2015

Gene Chandler
Gene Chandler
Gene Chandler (born Eugene Dixon, July 6, 1937, Chicago, Illinois) also known as "The Duke of Earl" or simply "The Duke", is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, producer and record executive. He is one of the leading exponents of the 1960s Chicago soul scene. He is best known for his million-selling hits, "Duke Of Earl," and "Groovy Situation," and his associations with the Dukays, the Impressions and Curtis Mayfield. A Grammy Hall Of Fame inductee, and winner of the National Association of Television and Radio Announcers Producer of the Year Award, and the Rhythm and Blues Foundation's Pioneer Award, Chandler has had more than thirty chart hits.
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Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Debbie Sledge
Debbie Sledge
Debbie Sledge (born July 9, 1954) of the group Sister Sledge were born and raised in North Philadelphia and began singing in local Philadelphia churches like the Second Macedonia Baptist Church. They were discovered by Charles Simmons. Their career went into decline before it revived under the production skills of Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic. This association gave them their biggest successes during 1979: the popular disco anthems "We Are Family" (#1 R&B, #2 Pop in the U.S.) and "He's the Greatest Dancer" (#1 R&B, #9 Pop in the U.S.)
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Friday, July 10th, 2015

Mavis Staples
Mavis Staples
Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer and civil rights activist who recorded with The Staple Singers, her family's band. Led by their father Roebuck "Pops" Staples on guitar and including her siblings Cleo, Yvonne, and Pervis, the Staples were called "God's Greatest Hitmakers."
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Friday, July 10th, 2015

Ron Glass
Ron Glass
Ronald E. "Ron" Glass (born July 10, 1945) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as the witty Det. Ron Harris in the television sitcom Barney Miller (19751982), and as the spiritual Shepherd Derril Book in the science fiction series Firefly and its sequel film Serenity.
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Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Bonnie Pointer
Bonnie Pointer
Patricia Eva "Bonnie" Pointer (born in Oakland, CA on July 11, 1950) R&B and disco singer, the next-to-youngest member of the 1970s group The Pointer Sisters. Did you know Bonnie and youngest sister June began singing together as teenagers and in 1969 as The Pointers (aka The Pair). The name changed later to The Pointer Sisters after their sister Ruth joined the group.
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Monday, July 13th, 2015

Gerald Levert
Gerald Levert
Gerald Levert (July 13, 1966 November 10, 2006, Canton, Ohio) was an American R&B singer. Gerald Levert sang with his brother, Sean Levert, and friend Marc Gordon in the R&B trio LeVert. He was also a part of LSG, an R&B supergroup comprising Keith Sweat, Johnny Gill, and Levert. His father, Eddie Levert, is the lead singer of the 1970s soul group The O'Jays.
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Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Rosey Grier's Birthday
Rosey Grier's Birthday
Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier (born July 14, 1932 in Cuthbert, Georgia) is an American actor, singer, Christian minister, and former professional American football player.
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