July 4th Don't celebrate just another Holiday-celebrate today because it is the day that gave us the right to celebrate all the holidays.
Dolly Madison, wife of the fourth President of the United States, James Madison, and friend of the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Born in Greensboro, NC on May 20, 1768.
"I want history to remember me not just as the first black woman to be elected to Congress, not as the first black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a black woman who lived in the 20th century and dared to be herself." Shirley Chisholm 1968
Dorothea Payne Todd Madison (Dolly Madison), unofficial First Lady to U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and official First Lady to President James Madison. For half a century she was the most important woman in the social circles of America. To this day she remains one of the best known and best loved ladies of the White House.