Independent Historian

Jedidiah I. Amica is a freshman at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. He anticipates graduating in 2012. He is majoring in Biology with a concentration of Pre-Medicine. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Amica was involved in a program called Upward Bound, which introduced him to Berea College in 2007. Jedidiah I. Amica plans to attend Emory University to study pediatrics after graduation.

Taj Mahal (Henry St. Claire Fredericks) (1942- )

Blues, jazz, and folk musician Taj Mahal was born Henry St. Claire Fredericks in Harlem, New York on May 17, 1942.   He was raised in Springfield, Massachusetts by musically gifted parents. Mahal’s father was a jazz musician and his mother a gospel singer.  As a … Read MoreTaj Mahal (Henry St. Claire Fredericks) (1942- )