William Monroe Trotter wanted to agitate and be vocal in expressing his displeasure with discrimination. He took his displeasure to racist Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States in which he protested Wilson's introduction of segregation into the federal workplace. A heated argument ensued and Wilson kicked him out of his office.
Love, Death and Communication
I spent the day with my mom after the death of one of her childhood friends. In fact, all of her school friends were there. This was a man who I truly liked. Kind hearted and fun natured, he was a blast. It saddens me to no end knowing he is....
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Clifton Davis - an American actor, songwriter, singer, and pastor. He starred on the television shows That's My Mama and Amen. Davis also wrote several hits for The Jackson 5, including "Never Can Say Goodbye" and "Lookin' Through the Windows".
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President George Washington persuaded blacks to take up arms to fight for their country of America. He made the following comment to Colonel Henry Lee III who was father of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. "success in the war would come to whatever side could arm the blacks the fastest" After victory over the British Washington made it illegal for blacks to bear arms and sent them back into slavery. Blacks played a huge role in America's beginning and this was long before various immigrant groups would arrive.
One Hit Wonders
Artists that released only one hit single, one signature song that overshadows their other work, but often made them famous and now they're the part of music history. I know that many of these artist's made more great songs but the only one became a hit on charts.
One Hit Wonders
Soul Food Recipes
Southern Smothered Chicken with Gravy - Easy recipe for Southern Smothered Chicken. This Tender Chicken is smothered in a creamy onion and garlic gravy. I used simple ingredients that can be found at any grocery store. This dish is definitely a soul food favorite, and is usually served with mashed potatoes, or rice. YouTube Video