"I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.” Harriet Tubman 1820-1913 ~ "Her courage and hope for freedom made her one of the most beautiful women known."

"I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.” Harriet Tubman 1820-1913 ~ "Her courage and hope for freedom made her one of the most beautiful women known."

President Obama gives Maya Angelou the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the land. A well deserved award, and a particularly poignant moment captured on film.

Gratuitous Obama Picture #9

President Obama gives Maya Angelou the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the land. A well deserved award, and a particularly poignant moment captured on film.

Ladies of Jazz:    Ella Fitzgerald (April 17th, 1917 - June 15th, 1996)    Billie Holiday (April 7th, 1915 - June 17th, 1959)    Thelma Carpenter (January 15th, 1922 - May 14th, 1997)     Lena Horne (June 30th, 1917 - May 9th, 2010)     Sarah Vaughan (March 27th, 1954 - April 3rd, 1990)      Pearl Bailey (March 29th, 1918 - August 17th, 1990)

Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 17th, 1917 - June 15th, 1996) Billie Holiday (April 7th, 1915 - June 17th, 1959) Thelma Carpenter (January 15th, 1922 - May 14th, 1997) Lena Horne (June 30th, 1917 - May 9th, 2010) Sarah Vaughan (March 27th, 1954 - April 3rd, 1990) Pearl Bailey (March 29th, 1918 - August 17th, 1990)

This is the actual man on which the movie D’Jango is loosely based.  His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet. Their love story was real, and you all should check out their narrative and love letters.  http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/trailblazers/2009/honoree.asp?bio=1

This is the actual man on which the movie D’Jango is loosely based. His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet. Their love story was real, and you all should check out their narrative and love letters. http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/trailblazers/2009/honoree.asp?bio=1

When he lost his wife Nettie in childbirth and their infant son also died, Thomas Andrew Dorsey wrote “Take My Hand, Precious Lord,” which his protégé Mahalia Jackson sang at the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dorsey helped develop and shape modern day gospel music through the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, which he founded. He is considered the father of modern gospel music.

When he lost his wife Nettie in childbirth and their infant son also died, Thomas Andrew Dorsey wrote “Take My Hand, Precious Lord,” which his protégé Mahalia Jackson sang at the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dorsey helped develop and shape modern day gospel music through the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, which he founded. He is considered the father of modern gospel music.

"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest." - Maya Angelou, one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist.

"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest." - Maya Angelou, one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist.

"This was SO good!!"  4-6 raw chicken breasts, new potatoes, green beans (fresh or canned-really any green veggie would work. Broccoli is good, too). Arrange in 9x13 dish. Sprinkle with a packet of Italian dressing mix and then top with a melted stick of butter. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Green Beans, Chicken & Potatoes

"This was SO good!!" 4-6 raw chicken breasts, new potatoes, green beans (fresh or canned-really any green veggie would work. Broccoli is good, too). Arrange in 9x13 dish. Sprinkle with a packet of Italian dressing mix and then top with a melted stick of butter. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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