Victoria Eugenia Santa Cruz Gamarra (1922-2014)

Victoria Eugenia Santa Cruz Gammara is widely considered the mother of Afro-Peruvian dance. Victoria Santa Cruz was born in Lima, Peru, on October 27, 1922, to a large Peruvian family of 10 children. Her father was Nicomedes Santa Cruz Aparicio, and her mother, Victoria Gamma … Read MoreVictoria Eugenia Santa Cruz Gamarra (1922-2014)

Tamika Danielle Mallory (1980- )

Tamika D. Mallory is a civil rights activist, gun control advocate, women’s rights organizer, and outspoken critic against anti-black police violence. Born in Harlem on June 8th, 1980 to Stanley and Voncile Mallory, founding members of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN), Tamika Mallory was … Read MoreTamika Danielle Mallory (1980- )