Category Archives: Athletics

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: THANK YOU CHARLIE SIFFORD SR….R.I.P.!

http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/golf/golf-pioneer-sifford-dies-at-92/ar-AA8XrHi?ocid=ansSportsXchange11&adlt=strict http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/charlie-sifford-strong-willed-golfer-who-broke-down-racial-barriers-dies-at-92/2015/02/04/4a476aac-ac7e-11e4-9c91-e9d2f9fde644_story.html These links offer a glimpse into the life of Charlie Sifford Sr., the first African-American PGA Professional, who recently passed away. If you get an opportunity, read his biography entitled “Just Let Me Play: The Story of Charlie … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, African American Leadership, African-American History, American Spirit, Athletics, Black History Month, Conduct and Behavior, Editor's Message, Education, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, History, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motivation, Patience, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“IT’S HARD TO STOP SOMEONE WHO KNOWS WHERE THEY ARE GOING.” Unknown Read, learn, and share….Have a Family Meeting!

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

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Edison Read, learn, and share…Have a Family Meeting!

Posted in 2014, American Spirit, Athletics, Conduct and Behavior, Editor's Message, Education, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motherhood, Motivation, Patience | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

LET’S KEEP ON RISING!

As we close out our celebration of Black History Month, The Family Meeting would like to share this terrific video “Still I Rise” with all of our followers and visitors. Jules Dynasty Productions created this comprehensive and thought-provoking tribute to Black History Month, … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, African American Leadership, African-American History, American Spirit, Athletics, Black History Month, Conduct and Behavior, Editor's Message, Education, Family, Fine Arts, History, Love and Relationships, Motivation, Politics, Poverty and Hunger, Red Tails, The Harlem Renaissance, Tuskeegee Airmen, voting rights | Tagged , | 3 Comments

JAMES “JIMMY” WINKFIELD-CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

James “Jimmy” Winkfield (April 12, 1882 – March 23, 1974) was a thoroughbred jockey and horse trainer from Kentucky, best remembered as the last African-American to ride a winner in the Kentucky Derby. Winkfield was born in Chilesburg, Kentucky and began … Continue reading

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Marshall “Major” Taylor-Celebrating Black History Month!

Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor was an African-American cyclist who won the world 1 mile (1.6 km) track cycling championship in 1899 after setting numerous world records and overcoming racial discrimination. Taylor was the first African-American athlete to achieve the level … Continue reading

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