Category Archives: African-American History

The Fellas: Our Family Thought For Today!

I recently had 2 experiences that were extremely fulfilling and quietly brought me to tears. The first occurred on Father’s Day, when one of my nephews called me in the early evening. He said “Unc I called you so that … Continue reading

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OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”  Muhammad Ali A positive word from the greatest of all times! Read, learn, and share…..Have a Family Meeting!

Posted in 2015, African American Leadership, African-American History, American Spirit, Athletics, Conduct and Behavior, Confidence, Editor's Message, Education, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Money and Finance, Motherhood, Motivation, Muhammad Ali, Patience, Rejuvenation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional … Continue reading

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OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“I denounce because though implicated and partially responsible, I have been hurt to the point of abysmal pain, hurt to the point of invisibility. And I defend because in spite of it all, I find that I love.” ― Ralph … Continue reading

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OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY…IT’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH

http://awards.yahoo.com/post/111508568642/oscars-first-black-winner-accepted-her-honor-in-a While surfing the news this morning on Yahoo, I came across this fascinating article about Hattie McDaniel and her career as an Oscar Award winning movie star. A favor had to be called in for her to be allowed to enter the … Continue reading

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OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY….IT’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

Frederick McKinley Jones (1982-1961) was the first man to invent a practical refrigeration system for trucks and railroad cars. He received the patent on July 12, 1940. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, his formal education ended in the sixth grade, … Continue reading

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OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY….IT’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

1837-JAMES MCCUNE SMITH (1811-65) was the first black to obtain an M.D. He studied in the African Free School in New York City, where he was so gifted a student that when Lafayette visited the United States in 1824, the … Continue reading

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