We did our first little party in the Clinton projects in the community center.
The HistoryMakers was unfortunately never able to interview Little Richard and Betty Wright, but their legacy certain lives on through The HistoryMakers Digital Archive.
Little Richard, who was the second of the three to pass on Saturday, May 9, 2020, is spoken about by over seventy HistoryMakers, including by Leon Huff (1942 – ), co-founder of Philadelphia International Records, who recalled: “I was really into rock and roll.
Because I was looking at people like Little Richard and Fats Domino… They had a show called American Bandstand used to come on every day.
And the first time I seen Little Richard I was like blown away.