Black History

Tyrese Gibson - How God's Test Will Become Your Testimony

Tyrese Gibson – How God’s Test Will Become Your Testimony

God always has a way of speaking to you just the way you need to hear it. Tyrese Gibson delivers a message that millions of people, including myself, needed to hear. That your text will become your testimony. At times when you going through the struggle you loose focus. Here's what happens. The devil has …

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Major Taylor - Black History Month 2015

Major Taylor – Black History Month 2015

Early In Years Marshall Walter aka Major Taylor was born November 26, 1878, in Indianapolis, Indiana. In the early years of his life, Taylor grew up with little money. His father, a farmer and Civil War veteran, worked as carriage operator for a prosperous white family. Major Taylor frequently joined his dad at the job …

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Althea Gibson - Black History Month 2015

Althea Gibson – Black History Month 2015

Early In Life Althea Neale Gibson was given birth to on August 25, 1927, in Silver, South Carolina. Gibson blazed a brand new trail in the sport of tennis, winning a number of the sport’s biggest game titles in the 1950s, and broke racial barriers in professional golf as well. At a young age, Althea …

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Mae C. Jemison - Black History Month 2015

Mae C. Jemison – Black History Month 2015

Early In Life Astronaut and medical professional Mae C. Jemison came into this world on October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama, the youngest child of Charlie Jemison, a roofer and carpenter, and Dorothy (Green) Jemison, an grammar school teacher. Her sister, Ada Jemison Bullock, became a child psychiatrist, and her brother, Charles Jemison, is a …

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Charles Sifford - Black History Month 2015

Charles Sifford – Black History Month 2015

American golfer Charles Sifford came into this world on June 2, 1922, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Considered the Jackie Robinson of golf, Charlie Sifford broke the game’s strict color barrier in 1961 when he became the very first black athlete to contend on the PGA tour. His early exposure to golf came on the courses …

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Zora Neale Hurston - Black History Month 2015

Zora Neale Hurston – Black History Month 2015

Given birth to in Alabama on January 7, 1891, Zora Neale Hurston invested her early adulthood studying at numerous colleges and gathering folklore from the South, the Caribbean and Latin America. She released her results in Mules and Men. Hurston was obviously a fixture of the Harlem Renaissance, rubbing shoulders with a lot of its …

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Dave Chappelle - Black History Month 2015

Dave Chappelle – Black History Weekly Wednesday 2015

Dave Chappelle began making appearances in films such as Robin Hood: Men In Tights and Half Baked in the mid-1990s. He received two Emmy Award nominations for the wildly popular and controversial show, which frequently addressed race relations. Early Life Comedian and actor David Khari Webber Chappelle was born on August 24, 1973, in Washington, …

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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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