Today in History: The First Black Psychic was Introduced
Shirley Ajayi was the first African American given a part on a television show as a psychic. The show lasted for about one year in Chicago.
Shirley started her career the minute her predictions came true.
She was renamed ‘Aura’ and hired to do the remaining shows for six months.
Shirley is also a distant cousin to Oprah Winfrey who also was on television in Chicago around the same year 1986!