Ryan Byarlay

Independent Historian

Ryan Byarlay is a student at the University of Washington interested in studying history and cultures and societies around the world.  He plans on studying abroad in a variety of places to further his studies. Ryan will graduate in 2012 with a B.A. in History. After that, he plans on studying elsewhere for his Masters in Education and will teach high school.

Newark Moorish Science Temple of America (1914– )

Noble Drew Ali and Followers Image Ownership: Public Domain The Moorish Science Temple of America is a sect of the Islamic religion that teaches the uplifting of fallen humanity and the making of better citizens. Symbols of this religion include the star and crescent, fezzes, … Read MoreNewark Moorish Science Temple of America (1914– )

Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman) (1932- )

Richard Wayne Penniman, also known as Little Richard, is considered one of the most influential artists in the early years of rock and roll.  This singer, songwriter, and pianist was born in 1932 in Macon, Georgia, the son of Charles “Bud” Penniman and Leva Mae … Read MoreLittle Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman) (1932- )