Feature: Jackee Harry

Jackée Harry was born Jacqueline Yvonne Harry on August 14, 1956 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; though, reared in Harlem, New York by her mother, Flossie Harry. At the tender age of fourteen, Jackée landed the lead role of the "King" in her school's production of "The King and I". Upon graduation from New York City's… Continue reading Feature: Jackee Harry


Feature: Regina King

Born Jan. 15, 1971, King grew up in Los Angeles, where she would later say that she did not find stardom, stardom found her. Certain that performing was her future, King took acting lessons as a child from coach Betty Bridges, mother of "Diff'rent Strokes" star Todd Bridges. By the time she was a teenager,… Continue reading Feature: Regina King