William Earl "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA) is an American funk bassist, singer, and songwriter. Rising to prominence with James Brown in the late 1960s, and with Parliament-Funkadelic in the '70s, Collins's driving bass guitar and humorous vocals established him as one of the leading names in funk. Collins is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.
On October 26, 1934, at a New York City conference, representatives of the NAACP and the American Fund for Public Service planned a coordinated legal campaign against segregation and discrimination. Charles H. Houston, Vice-dean of the Howard University Law School, is named director of the NAACP legal campaign, which became the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund.
|Portrait photograph of Nora Holt, by Carl Van Vechten.. [New York, October 26, 1934]|
|Muhammad Ali vs. Jerry Quarry October 26, 1970 LeRoy Neiman Design|
|A White House photo by Pete Souza released for the Time Magazine Person of the Year Issue shows|
President Obama playing with the son of a staffer outside the Oval Office on October 26, 2012
|October 26, 2012 - Jonathan West, a World War II veteran who was among the first|
African Americans to serve in the Marines, died in Bend, Oregon, at 91.
|Darrell Wallace Jr. celebrates winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 on Saturday, October 26.2013|
|Jet Magazine October 26, 1961 -- Cathy Young|
|A History of African-American Artists: From 1792 to the Present by Romare Bearden.|
$46.85. Publisher: Pantheon; 1st edition (October 26, 1993).