Pastor Brian Hunter-Berkeley Mt Zion Missionary Baptist ChurchUploaded on May 24, 2010 Bishop Walter Hawkins at his 61st Birthday Celebration on Friday, May 21, 2010 at Love Center Church, 10400 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94605. Other guest included
McGee Avenue Baptist Church - Uploaded on Mar 30, 2011 http://www.wix.com/yardient/nothings-... McGee Avenue Baptist Church is located at 1640 Stuart St. (on the corner of Stuart and McGee Ave.) in Berkeley, California; and is Pastored by Rev. Michael A. Smith. For more information about its ministries, upcoming events, and services visit:
Don Barksdale (3/31/1923 - 3/08/1993) was the first African American basketball player to be named NCAA All-American, the first to play on a US men's Olympic team, and the first to play in an NBA All-Star Game. Outside of sports, he was also the first African American in the Bay area to be a radio DJ, host a TV show, and own a beer distributorship. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012. #TodayInBlackHistory.
Uploaded on Feb 18, 2010 First night of the 2010 East Bay Lenten Caravan (EBLC). EBLC is an annual gathering of 7 interdenominational congregations throughout the Bay Area. EBLC is also a 501(c)(3) and provides scholarships to members of EBLC congregations and support to an agency selected each year. Guest Pastor: Rev. Leslie White, Pastor, St. Paul AME Church (Berkeley, CA). Host Pastor: Rev. Michael Smith, Pastor, McGee Avenue Baptist Church
Joyce Carol Thomas (May 25, 1938 – August 13, 2016) was an African-American poet, playwright, motivational speaker, and author of more than 30 children's books.For her 1982 novel Marked by Fire, Thomas won a National Book Award in category Children's Fiction (paperback) and an American Book Award. Thomas resided in Berkeley, California. She died on August 13, 2016 at the age of 78.
Daveed Daniele Diggs, a Berkeley High grad who went on to pursue a theater degree at Brown University, rap has always been in the forefront. He recalls disembarking from the bus to Hebrew school—Diggs is the son of a Jewish mother and an African American father.Diggs originated the role of Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the 2015 musical Hamilton, for which he won a Grammy Award and a Tony Award in 2016.
Arthur James “Art” Evans (born March 27, 1942) is an American actor who has made multiple film and television program appearances over the span of three decades. Evans was born in Berkeley, California. His acting career, spanning almost 40 years, started with Frank Silvera’s Theater of Being in Los Angeles.