Actress Leslie Uggams, known for her role on the mini-series “Roots,” is on the board at Juilliard, the Professional Children’s school, and the Apollo. She’s also working to bring Lena Horne’s “Stormy Weather” to Broadway. Find out more about 1010 WINS anchor Larry Mullins’ crush on the triple threat actress in his interview and blog.
Barbara Hillary is the first known African-American woman to reach the North Pole and the South Pole. She also completed those feats “at the ripe old age (sorry, young age) of then-75!” See why 1010 WINS’ anchor Larry Mullins calls the 82-year-old a “firecracker” and “a hoot!”
Reverend Linda Tarry-Chard is the Minister for New Membership, Care and Parish Life at the Riverside Church in Manhattan as well as the founder of the Project People Foundation. See why the late Nelson Mandela himself thanked the reverend in 1010 WINS anchor Larry Mullins’ interview and blog.
Chef Maxcel Hardy started “One Chef can 86 Hunger,” an anti-hunger campaign. He’s also a personal chef to stars such as Jamie Foxx and Michael Jordan. But if you ask him, his most important achievement has been the creation of a culinary school at Opportunity Charter School in Harlem. Check out what Hardy had to say about his famous clients, and the school that enabled him to fulfill his “dream to give back to kids.”