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Paul Mooney

by madman on January 19, 2018

Birth Name: Paul Gladney

Place of Birth: Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 4, 1941

Ethnicity: African-American

Paul Mooney is an American comedian, writer, social critic, and actor. He is the son of LaVoya Ealy and George Gladney.

Paul’s maternal grandmother was named Aimay Ealy.

Source: Genealogy of Paul Mooney – https://www.myheritage.se

Photo  by Prphotos

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Lil Rel Howery

by follers on January 14, 2018

Birth Name: Milton Howery

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 17, 1979

Ethnicity: African-American

Lil Rel Howery is an American actor and comedian. He is known for his role in the film Get Out (2017).

Photo by kathclick/bigstock.com

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Felisha Terrell

by stlucas on January 10, 2018

Renee Jones – 36th Annual Daytime EMMY Awards – Arrivals – Orpheum Theatre – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Felisha V. Terrell

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 16, 1979

Ethnicity:
*African-American (father)
*European (mother)

Felisha Terrell is an American film and television actress.

Felisha is the daughter of Judy and Vince/Venice Laymone Terrell. Her father is African-American. Her mother is white, and is pictured here.

Felisha’s paternal grandparents were Vince/Venice/Vencie L. Terrell (the son of James Terrell and Ruby Woods) and Marjorie Elizabeth “Marge” Gillem/Gillam/Gilliam.

Sources: Marriage record of Felisha’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Felisha’s paternal grandmother, Marjorie Elizabeth “Marge” (Gillem/Gillam/Gilliam) McGhee – http://www.legacy.com

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Sterling K. Brown

by follers on January 8, 2018

Sterling K. Brown – 2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception Presented by the Television Academy – Arrivals – Montage Beverly Hills, 225 N Canon Drive – Beverly Hills, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 5, 1976

Ethnicity: African-American

Sterling K. Brown is an American actor.

Sterling is the son of Aralean Banks and Sterling Brown. He is married to actress Ryan Michelle Bathe, with whom he has two children.

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Melanie Thornton

by madman on January 8, 2018

Birth Name: Melanie Janene Thornton

Date of Birth: May 13, 1967

Place of Birth: Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.

Date of Death: November 24, 2001

Place of Death: Bassersdorf, Switzerland

Ethnicity: African-American

Melanie Thornton was an American singer. She was the lead singer of the group La Bouche.

Melanie was the daughter of Ida Delores and Julius Caesar Thornton.

Melanie’s paternal grandparents were Ernest Sylvester Thornton and Nancy M. Coleman.

Source: Obituary of Melanie Thornton – https://www.findagrave.com

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