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Michael Kidd

Overview page. Subjects: Performing Arts — Music.

(b Brooklyn, NY, 12 Aug. 1919; d Los Angeles, 23 Dec. 2007)

US dancer, choreographer, and director. He studied at the School of American Ballet with Vilzak and Schollar and made...

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Graves, Earl G.

Daniel Donaghy.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 578 words.

publisher and corporate executive. Earl G. Graves was born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, to Earl Goodwin Graves and Winifred Sealy Graves. One of only two...

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Kelly, Paula

Baron Kelly.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 900 words.

dancer, actress, and singer, was the youngest of three girls born to Lehman Clarence Kelly and Ruth Naomi Dempsey in Jacksonville, Florida. When Kelly was six months old, the family,...

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