Born on this day: Benny Carter

Born on this day, Benny Carter, jazz musician.  Read about this phenomenal musician here: http://www.bennycarter.com/

http://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/3-things-know-about-benny-carter-unsung-champion-jazz

http://www.swingmusic.net/Benny_Carter.html

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/benny-carter-mn0000790083

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ww7nvCgUocU

 

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Born on this day: Matthew Henson

Matthew Henson, famous explorer, was born on this day. Read about his incredible story here:

http://www.greatblackheroes.com/science/matthew-henson/

http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-matthew-henson/

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/henson-matthew-1866-1955

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/01/0110_030113_henson.html

https://www.biography.com/people/matthew-henson-9335648

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5cuQjP3keU

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ9P0nyQDUw