Zuzanna Wisniewska became fascinated with U.S. history after immigrating to Washington State in 2008 from Poland. As a student at the University of Washington, Zuzanna had the opportunity to study under Professor Quintard Taylor, Founder of BlackPast.org, and contribute multiple biographical entries of prominent African American figures to the site. Zuzanna graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Minor in Diversity. She is pursuing her J.D. at the Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law with an interest in the intersections of law and history.
Tyrone Davis was an American R&B performer, popular especially as part of the soul music scene of the 1970s. Davis was born on May 4, 1938 in Greenville, Mississippi. His parents, Willie Branch and Ora Lee Jones, were both sharecroppers, but eventually chose to leave … Read MoreTyrone Davis (1938-2005)