Published on February 27, 2014
Famous Black Americans Cultural Influence Presenter: Alina Andreev, 1LM2 Course: USA Civilization and Culture
Contents Introduction Culture and History Barack Obama Martin Luther King Louis Armstrong Whitney Houston Michael Jackson Tyra Banks Conclusion
Culture and History Music Art Architecture Politics Economics Language Hairstyles Fashion Dance Cuisine worldview
Barack Obama Born on 4th of August 1961 First African-American editor of the Harvard Law Review In 2004 was elected to the U.S. Senate as a Democrat In 2008 run for the president In 2009- first African American elected for the president November 2012- reelected
Martin Luther King • January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968 • Jesus Christ and the Christian gospels • non-violent activism • Equality for Black People • Civil rights • “I have a dream”
Louis Armstrong Born on August 4, 1901, New Orleans First cornet- 7 years of age 1917- first play in a band 1932- traveled around Europe 1956- Ghana‟s independence Died on July 6 in 1971
Whitney Houston Was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963 The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark At the age of 15- back vocaling 1985- Debut Album 1992- Bodyguard Died on 11 February, 2012
Michael Jackson Born on August 29, 1958 1960s- first appearance Singing and dancing talents By the end of 1980s- popularity 1982- Thriller His physical appearance changed drastically Singer, dancer, writer and businessman
Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973 in Inglewood, California impression in the model industry Dolce and Gabbana, Cover Girl, Tommy Hilfiger and Victoria's Secrets the first African-American model to be chosen for the cover of Victoria's Secrets catalog left the modeling profession in 2005 'America's Next Top Model' 'The Tyra Banks Show„ '50 Most Beautiful'
Conclusion Black Americans brought something new and fresh to America. Despite the pressure that was on them in the times of slavery or racism, they could built a part of the American culture.
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