Blanche Barrow Statements after her 1933 arrest at Dexfield Park, Iowa, as read by her cousin, Debborah Moss, during the 2008 Running With Bonnie and Clyde Red Crown Symposium at the Majestic Zona Rosa Theater, Kansas City, KS
Black History Fact #14: Chester Arthur "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett was one of the most important blues singers, songwriters and musicians, influencing popular rock groups like The Beatles. Unlike many blues artists, Howlin' Wolf maintained financial success throughout his life, held a stable marriage, and avoided drugs and alcohol.
Michaëlle Jean was a refugee from #Haiti, coming to #Canada in 1968, and was raised in the town of Thetford Mines, #Quebec. After receiving a number of university degrees, Jean worked as a #journalist and #broadcaster for Radio-Canada and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (#CBC), as well as undertaking charity work, mostly in the field of assisting victims of domestic violence. In 2005, she was appointed governor general by Elizabeth II, #Queen of Canada.