Category Archives: heroes

Women’s History Month

March is set aside to give special recognition of the contributions made to the world by women throughout history. Celebrate, read about a list of extraordinary women like Bessie Blount Griffin, Valerie Thomas, Maria Tallchief and more. Advertisements

Posted in heroes, Inspired | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Our Story

“When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.”  George Washington Carver  I watched the movie Amistad. It is the moving account of Africans kidnapped from Sierra Leone and sold into … Continue reading

Posted in black history, heroes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

History Next Door

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.”  Martin Luther King, Jr. In February we celebrate Black History Month. Traditionally programs are held, and great  deeds, inventions and accomplishments are recounted that make us proud. One thing … Continue reading

Posted in black history, essay, Family, heroes, Inspired | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Drum Major for Peace, Truth, and Justice

Inspiring words from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.” “A lie cannot live.” … Continue reading

Posted in black history, heroes, Inspired | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What She Did…

“My grandmothers are full of memories, smelling of soap and onions and wet clay, with veins rolling roughly over quick hands, they have many clean words to say, my grandmothers were strong.”           Margaret Walker  

Posted in black history, heroes, Innovation, Inspired, Women's History Month | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Woman of Words

“When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.” Margaret Walker   I encourage you to read Ms. Walker’s timeless and beautiful poetry. You’ll be lifted up and encouraged, … Continue reading

Posted in heroes, Inspired, Poetry, Women's History Month | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Women Who Made A Difference

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”  Helen Keller

Posted in Giving, heroes, Inspired, Interesting People, Women's History Month | Tagged , , | Leave a comment