Roxie Roker, actress. She is best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on The Jeffersons, half of the 1st interracial couple to be shown on prime time TV. A graduate of Howard University, she began her career with the Negro Ensemble Company and became a successful stage actress, later winning an Obie Award and a Tony nomination for her role of Mattie Williams in "The River Niger." She is the mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz and the cousin of NBC Today Show's, Al Roker.

Roxie Roker, actress best known for her role as Helen Willis on the The Jefferson's and lenny kravitz mother

The Jefferson Hotel is an historic hotel in the heart of Richmond, Virginia. Their chocolate-focused high tea and Sunday champagne brunch are renowned throughout the region.

Southern Charm at Jefferson Hotel Richmond

Since The Jefferson Hotel Richmond provides guests southern charm in an atmosphere of relaxed luxury in this capital of the South.

Jeannette "Ja'net" Dubois (born August 5, 1945) is an American actress & singer best known for her portrayal of the wise-cracking, gossip maven Willona Woods on the 1970s sitcom Good Times. Dubois also co-wrote and sang the theme song of the sitcom The Jeffersons, and has appeared in a number of other TV shows & films.

Jeannette "Ja'net" Dubois (born August is an American actress singer best known for her portrayal of the wise-cracking, gossip maven Willona Woods on the sitcom Good Times.

The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia #ohChristmasTree

Christmas at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, VA is beautiful. A traveler's look at the historic Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia.

Isabel Sanford  (August 29, 1917 – July 9, 2004) was an American stage, film and television actress best known for her role as Louise "Weezy" Jefferson on the CBS sitcoms All in the Family (1971–1975) and The Jeffersons (1975–1985). She was the first African American actress to win a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Isabel Sanford (August 1917 – July was an American stage, film and television actress best known for her role as Louise "Weezy" Jefferson on the CBS sitcoms All in the Family and The Jeffersons

Issued by Goodwin & Company. Gymnast, from the Occupations for Women series (N166) for Old Judge and Dogs Head Cigarettes, 1887. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 214, N166.27) #Olympics #London2012

Issued by Goodwin & Company. Gymnast, for Old Judge and Dogs Head Cigarettes, 1887

1923 Standard Homes- The Jefferson. 2 full bathrooms, 3 bedrooms and a massive living room.

The Jefferson - 1923 Standard Homes Company- House Plans of the - Dutch Colonial Revival

NEW ORLEANS— Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, has died. He was 89. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, coroner's office, said Domino died of natural causes early Tuesday.

NEW ORLEANS— Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, has died. He was 89. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, coroner's office, said Domino died of natural causes early Tuesday.

Elvis Presley drinks water after a bowl of chili at the Jefferson Hotel, June 30, 1956.

Today in Elvis Aaron Presley is born. Elvis at a Chattanooga, TN, train station lunch counter, where he was taking a break on the long train ride from New York to Memphis in July (Credit:.

Singer, dancer and actress Josephine Premice (1926-2001) with daughter Susan Fales-Hill and son Enrico Fales in the early 1960s. A two-time Tony Award nominee (Jamaica, 1958 and A Hand is on the Gate, 1967) Ms. Premice studied dance with Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham. She also appeared on "The Jeffersons," and "A Different World," where her daughter was a long-time writer and producer. I highly recommend Ms. Fales-Hill's memoir about her mother, "Always Wear Joy." Photo: G. Marshall…

Singer, dancer and actress Josephine Premice with her daughter, Susan Fales-Hill and son Enrico Fales. A two-time Tony Award nominee ("Jamaica", 1958 and “A Hand is on the Gate", Ms. Premice studied dance with Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham.

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