Born in Jamaica, Nesta Robert Marley, a.k.a Bob Marley, was a singer, songwriter, and musician who helped introduce reggae to the world. His music had positive political influence in Jamaica at the time with messages of peace and unity. His music has sold more than 20 million records. His legacy continues to grow today.
Madame C.J. Walker (12/23/1867-05/25/1919) first self-made female American millionaire. Mrs. Walker was started her own "hair-growing" business. She built one of the largest black owned manufacturing companies in the world.