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George Moses Horton
Horton became the first black man to publish a book in the American South with a collection of poems titled The Hope of Liberty. In time, Horton gained the support and admiration of many powerful figures, and he went on to publish two more books: The Poetical Works of George M. Horton, The Colored Bard of North Carolina (1845) and Naked Genius (1865).


McKinley Horton
Beginning his professional music career as a teen, McKinley Horton first played keyboards and toured for several years with Harold Melvin and his legendary group The Blue Notes. Now, a veteran music producer and songwriter, McKinley has created such hits as Vanessa Williams’ smash “Dreamin” and “Gotta’ Get You Home Tonight.” He is a collaborator of legendary music producers Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Organized Noise, Sleepy Brown & Outkast, TLC, Foxy Brown, Cee-Lo Green and countless other industry giants. His talents have also contributed to hit film soundtracks for such features as “Shaft2000,” “Snakes On The Plane,” “Miami Vice” for Michael Mann and “Money Train.”
Today, Mckinley is benchmarking his success in the music world to expand more creatively into Television and Film, Music Licensing, and Book publishing. He most recently co-authored a book “The Third Shift” with Lashana Spann and continues to build successful brands. He also is Chief Operating Officer for Shamack Pictures which is currently in pre-production for the upcoming movie The GhostDancer.

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Anthony Horton
Introducing Blind Tony sharing his gifts of music poetry.


Rev. Treneater-Nur C. Horton

Treneater is a vocalist, poet and accomplished songwriter. Her passion lies in creating and performing songs that inspire people to experience the peace within by focusing on acts of service, forgiveness, faith, and by remembering the importance of enjoying the miracles of everyday life.  Her self-produced CD, “Song of Healing” is a manifestation of that passion.
She co-produced and starred in an original musical, “A Musical Tour Through the Ages” while in the Navy and wrote, directed, produced and starred in a public access television show called “T.C.’s Place” (Transformation Central) which used short inspirational messages, poetry readings, stories, and music (both vocal and instrumental) to help viewers create peace in their lives.

Rev. Rufus Vassie Horton
Can These Bones Live-Book of Poems
Rufus was inspired to publish his book after reading "The Black Poet", by George Moses Horton.

Isaiah Horton known as Rap Artist King  ZA

Julian Horton
Signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 19, 2014...appeared in 49 games with eight starts and made 39 receptions for 504 yards and three touchdowns in addition to a 22-yard touchdown a senior (2013), made five starts while appearing in 11 games, missing only the contest at No. 1 Alabama...finished the year with 12 catches for 141 yards and one touchdown plus a 22-yard touchdown a junior (2012), saw action in all 12 games with one start and made 14 catches for 193 yards and two a sophomore (2011), played in all 13 games and made two a freshman (2010), appeared in all 13 games for the Razorbacks, seeing action at wide receiver and on special teams...caught four passes for 85 yards...high school/personal: played both wide receiver and defensive back at Greater Atlanta Christian School...ranked as the No. 76 athlete in the nation by and the No. 61 recruit in the state of Georgia...during his high school career had 133 receptions for nearly 2,400 yards and 18 a high school senior had 51 catches for 710 yards and seven touchdowns and earned honorable mention class 2A All-State honors...born McKinley Julian Horton on Dec. 12, 1991 in Norcross, Ga.

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