Re: *******MIXED RACE********* James Joseph Brown
Yes, after Dr. King's assasination that evening,
instead of cancelling his show in Boston, they had
it televised to ease violence and racial tension.
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On Behalf Of phillymom35
Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 9:37 PM
Subject: Re: ******MIXED RACE********* James Joseph Brown
Often wondered about J. Brown's cheekbones and eyes,[lol].
no knowledge of his bloodline, but one thing is for
certain' ''Can't judge a book by it's cover''...right?
He was definitely quite an entertainer, ..his song "Say it Loud
... I'm black and I'm Proud"... made quite a stir back then
... now, thinking back I can't recall
any other time, I've ever heard it said.
tlbaker <tlbaker@nyc. rr.com> wrote:
I actually found out when mentoring a grade school student at my
job once, we were looking for people to write about in school
and I happened to find his bio online a few years ago.
He was born James Joe Brown, Jr.
on May 3rd, 1933 in Barnwell , SC.
His father, Joe Garner Brown was black and American Indian.
His mother, Susie Behlings Brown was black and asian ...