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Martha Jean Steinberg
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1930
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 2000

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"The Queen"
Born in Memphis Tennessee
Daughters- Diane Steinberg Lewis, Sandra, Trienere
Grandchildren- Sierra Kiani Lewis, Kendra LeAna Jean Lewis, Kayla, Luther.
A distinguished radio pioneer of WDIA Memphi, Tenn. & WJLB Detroit, MI. First African American female to own a radio station. The Queen's broadcasting Corp. 1400 A.M Detroit, Michigan. Founded the Blue Collar Workers of America acknowledging the common man welho earned his bread by the sweat of his brow, saying you are somebody and you are responsible for the wheels of this world turning around. Founded by the Queen's community workers to work for the betterment of her fellow mantouched by the Holy Spirit on Feb. 12, 1972. She then entered the order of the fisherman ministry. Located at the home of love which she founded. Instrumental in quelling Detroit's 1967 Rebellion with a message of peace, love & common sense conducted an annual prayer service on Dec. 31 for the postive progression for her beloved city Lady Detroit. Voted Michigander of the year 1996. Founding partner for the MGM- Grand Casino.
Long Live "The Queen"
God Bless You- I Love You
I Bet'cha 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sec. U Lot #43
 
Created by: wendy
Record added: Jul 13, 2007
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Martha Jean Steinberg
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Martha Jean Steinberg
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Martha Jean Steinberg
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Martha Jean "The Queen" Steinberg, a black radio pioneer and scholar, helped set the guidelines and standards for black radio in America. "The Queen" started her radio career in 1954 at WDIA, Memphis, Tennessee.In 1963, radio station WCHB in Inkster, Mich...(Read more)
- Daniel Pletcher
 Added: Nov. 25, 2012
Thinking of you and Alberta being back together and having a great time in heaven. I betcha'! :-)
- Legacy
 Added: Sep. 9, 2012

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 Added: Jun. 7, 2009
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