Also on these boards
The love of a mother for her son.... ‘I am aware of the pressures you will always have to endure as a Kennedy, despite the fact that you came into this world an innocent. You, among all others, have a place in history. Whatever path you choose, I can only ask you and Caroline to continue to make the Kennedy family proud and, especially, to continue to be proud of yourselves. Remain faithful to those who love you…’ -- Jackie’s last letter to her son John Jr (1994)
LaWanda Page famously know as Aunt Ester on Sanford Son. YES she was a SHOWGIRL!
Olympic icon Jesse Owens and his wife, Ruth Owens, return home from the Olympics in Berlin on August 24, 1936. “When I came back to my native country, after all the stories about Hitler, I couldn’t ride in the front of the bus. I had to go to the back door. I couldn’t live where I wanted. I wasn’t invited to shake hands with Hitler, but I wasn’t invited to the White House to shake hands with the President, either.”