August 13 Birthdays

James B. Parsons, African American attorney and judge: http://aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/james-parsons-influential-judge

https://www.fjc.gov/history/judges/parsons-james-benton

http://www.encyclopedia.com/african-american-focus/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/parsons-james-benton

Kathleen Battle, African American opera singer: http://www.kathleenbattle.com 

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/kathleen-battle-mn0000538723/biography

http://www.npr.org/2016/04/05/473139231/22-years-after-famous-firing-kathleen-battle-returns-to-metropolitan-opera

Claudia McNeil, African American actress: http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/true-acting-talent-claudia-mcneil

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/mcneil-claudia-1917-1993

 

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