Bishop Lawton is a Senior in Howard University’s History department from Jacksonville, Florida. As an undergraduate, Bishop has engaged in many research projects and academic programs. He served as an intern at the Ritz Theater and African-American History museum in Jacksonville, Florida, worked on the Ballitore archive digitization project at UC-Santa Barbara, and has been a member of the Mellon Mays program since his sophomore year. His research interests include Pan-African Intellectual History, the history of pre-colonial African civilizations, and 20th-century Black ideology. He aspires to get his Ph.D. in African History and eventually become a professor.
Johnny Kemp (1959-2015)
Johnny Kemp was an R&B singer best known for his 1988 song “Just Got Paid.” He was born in Nassau, Bahamas, on August 2, 1959. His earliest musical experiences came in 1972 when Kemp began performing in local Nassau nightclubs. In 1979, Kemp moved to … Read MoreJohnny Kemp (1959-2015)