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10/26/13..Birthday Girl: Happy Birthday to former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin!Dr. Benjamin was Surgeon General from November 2009 until July 2013. She now occupies the NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Chair in Public Health Sciences at Xavier University in New Orleans. The good doctor also volunteers regularly at the clinic she founded in Bayou LaBatre, AL, in 1990.
Remembering Dr. Yvonne Kennedy, 19th Past National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (1988-1992) and Alabama State Representative. Dr. Yvonne Kennedy departed this life on Saturday, December 8, 2012. She was born on January 8, 1945. A lifelong resident of Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Kennedy was a local, state, national and international champion for educational excellence and civil rights. Dr. Kennedy dedicated her life to fighting on behalf of all of her many constituents.
Fortitude...reaching forward while reaching back
Lady Fortitude "Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance and be perfectly free." - Rumi