Month: January 2015

Henry Highland Garnet - Black History Month

Henry Highland Garnet – Black History Weekly Wednesday 2015

Henry Highland Garnet was an African-American abolitionist born circa December 23, 1815 in Kent County, Maryland. Born being a slave, he and his loved ones escaped to New York when he was nine years of age. During the 1840’s and decades afterward Henry grew to become an abolitionist. His “Call to Rebellion” speech persuaded slaves …

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Black History Month 2015 Coming Soon!

Black History Month 2015 Time goes fast when you're having fun! Black History Month has come upon us, and Durwin Randle's Blog will be recognizing lawyers, activist, doctors, photographers, actors, musicians, etc., throughout the month of February, who have in some way changed, developed, & fought for our freedom. Beginning February 1st Everyday throughout the …

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Fannie Lou Hamer - Black History Month 2015

Fannie Lou Hamer – Black History Weekly Wednesday 2015

Fannie Lou Hamer was born October 6, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mississippi. In 1944 this lady met municipal rights activists who actually encouraged blacks to register to vote. She slowly became active in helping. In addition, she worked for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) that fought racial segregation and injustice throughout the South. In …

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Betty Shabazz - Black History Month 2015

Betty Shabazz – Black History Weekly Wednesday 2015

Betty Shabazz, also referred to as Betty X, was born Betty Dean Sanders. Even though her birth reports cannot be found, she was most likely born on May 28, 1934. Shabazz married Nation of Islam spokesperson Malcolm X in 1958. Following her husband’s assassination in 1965, Shabazz went on to a career in university administration …

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Acuity Is A Scheduling Calendar That's Flexible

Acuity Is A Scheduling Calendar That’s Flexible

I’ve probably tried several dozen online scheduling apps and services until I finally decided to stick with Acuity Scheduling. Here’s why! 2-Way Calendar Syncing The primary feature I wanted was 2-way syncing with Google, and Acuity Scheduling does just that. But here’s what sets-it-off. You can have a dozen different calendars (one for each service), …

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Lonnie-G Johnson - Black History Month 2015

Lonnie G Johnson – Black History Weekly Wednesday 2015

Finishing his master’s, Lonnie G. Johnson signed up with the Air Force and was assigned to the Strategic Air Command, where he helped develop the stealth bomber program. His other projects included working as a systems engineer for the Galileo mission to Jupiter and the Cassini mission to Saturn. Johnson also came up with the …

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