Little Known Black History Fact: Maxine Powell

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For nearly 50 years, Maxine Powell served as a mentor to Motown’s greatest hit music stars: The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Diana Ross & the Supremes, the Four Tops and Marvin Gaye. Young artists would come to Motown and were sent to Powell at the Artists Development Department, also called the “Motown Finishing School.” There, she would teach them to learn how to sit, how to walk and how to talk to media.

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