Paul Cuesta

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Women During Womens History Month ; Margaret Thatcher

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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Former President Barack Obama

Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu , Hawai. He served in the United States Senate from 2005 to 2008 representing the State of Illinois and in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 to 2004. Obama later became the first African American elected as President of the United States. During his first two years in office, Obama signed more landmark legislation than […]

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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Mike Tyson

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Mike Tyson

Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson was born on June 30, 1966, and was a professional boxer competing from 1985 to 2005. At 20, he was the youngest boxer to win the WBA, WBC and IBF heavyweight titles. With his defeat of Frank Bruno, Tyson joined Floyd Patterson, Muhammad Ali, Tim Witherspoon, Evander Holyfield and George Foreman as the only men in boxing history to have regained […]

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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Thurgood Marshall

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2, 1908, and was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1967 to 1991. He was the first African-American justice. Before being appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court, Marshall was a successful lawyer most known for his victory in the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education case where he proved the separate but […]

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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Daniel “Chappie” James

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Daniel “Chappie” James

Daniel “Chappie” James was born on February 11, 1920, in Pensacola Florida. He was a pilot in the US Airforce who later in 1975 became the first African-American four-star general. JamesĀ is the third person of Sub-Saharan origin to become a highest-ranking officer in the Western world after Thomas-Alexandre Dumas (1793) and Toussaint Louverture (1797). Breakouts are possible in whatever area one desires but it takes […]

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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Henry “Black Death” Johnson

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Henry “Black Death” Johnson
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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; The Notorious B.I.G

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; The Notorious B.I.G

Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known as Biggie or The Notorious B.I.G, was born on March 21, 1972, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He and Tupac Shakur were one of, if not the most prominent artists in their genre in the 1990s; Ready to Die (1994) was his debut album. Biggie came to prominence in a very competitive era in hip hop and […]

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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Tupac Shakur

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Tupac Shakur

Tupac Amaru Shakur or Lesane Parish Crooks was born on June 16, 1971, and was an American rapper, record producer, actor, and poet. Publications such as the Rolling Stones, have named him one of the greatest artists of all time. Inner cities, racism, and other social problems were the themes of many of his songs. Later he became vocal in the East Coast-West Coast rivalry, […]

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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Michael Jackson

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Michael Jackson

  Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958, in Indiana. He is known worldwide as a household name for his tremendous work in the music industry; he was the “King of Pop.” He made his debut as early as 1964 with the five boys of the Jackson family; the group became known as the “Jackson Five”; his solo career began in 1971. Michael Jacksons […]

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Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Morgan Freeman

Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Black Americans During Black History Month ; Morgan Freeman

With the twelfth day of Black History Month coming to a close, we here at the Forward NYCR Campaign have decided to celebrate some of the most prominent Black Americans to have ever graced us in this great country. The Forward NYCR Candidate, Paul-Anthony Cuesta, is extremely proud of his heritage and understands the need now more than ever for diversity in the Republican party. […]

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