Amazing African Americans


Quincy Jones

  • He mastered the trumpet at a young age
  • He won 27 Grammy's in total
  • He helped produce Michael Jackson's ''Thriller
  • He worked on one of the most top-selling recordings of the modern music era
  • He was the first American to be nominated for two academy awards in one year
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George ''Little Chocolate'' Dixon

  • He was the first black-world boxing champion in any weight class
  • He created shadow boxing ( a type of training )
  • He won the feather weight tittle
  • He won 73 out of the 163 fights that he fought
  • He moved to Boston and had a family
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