Teisha Wilson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Howard University. She is currently a graduate student at Morgan State University, majoring in history related to the African Diaspora. Her current research interests center on civil rights protests organized by free black populations in Philadelphia, New York and Boston during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. She also serves as a Curatorial Intern at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, assisting with the museum’s inaugural exhibits.
"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Gladys Maria Knight is an American Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, and humanitarian. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 28, 1944, to Sarah and Merald Knight Sr. and began singing in church as a child. At age seven, she … Read MoreGladys Knight (1944– )