Curtis Mayfield was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African-American music. He first achieved success and recognition with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1950s and 1960s, and later worked as a solo artist.
Self Knowledge is power
by Michelle D. Smith
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect
Oh, if we only knew then what we know now. How many times has that thought crossed your mind? There is so much more I could have done with my life had I known just a smidgeon of the....
Bio Michelle D. Smith is a visionary and spiritual warrior seeking to share awareness with many. She has a spiritual blog and a monthly relationship column on Black Refer.com. She is a 2015 alumnae of Listen To Your Mother Baltimore. Her work has been published in the anthology Mom For The Holidays. Under her company, Angels Here To Help, she published her first channeled work, My Life As A Mermaid as well as an angel calendar for 2017. Relationships are the fabric of life. Using different niches allow her to reach a variety of people to amuse, entertain and inspire.
Research Study on Black Female Caretakers
by Johanna Williams
Johanna Williams is a PhD student from Howard University currently study black female caretakers in families and how culture impacts our receptivity to mental health concerns. This study is very important to our vitality and ability to thrive. All individuals who take the survey get entered into a $100 VISA Gift Card Raffle. The Details are as follows...
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4th Year Doctoral Student
Counseling Psychology President (CPGSA)
School of Education and Psychoeducational Studies
4th and College Streets NW
Washington, DC 20059
Whatever Happened To?
Barbara McNair - American singer and actress. McNair's big break came with a win on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. She soon became a popular headliner and a guest on such television variety shows as The Steve Allen Show, Hullabaloo, The Bell Telephone Hour, and The Hollywood Palace.
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Alive & Kicking gives the audience an intimate, insiders view into the culture of the current swing dance world while shedding light on issues facing modern society. No matter what troubles they are facing in their lives, swing dancers are filled with joy, exhilaration, and even giddiness while they dance. Boiled down to its core, swing dancing is about the pursuit of happiness. Most people think of happiness as a passive emotion: if something good happens, I will be happy. (read more)
"I am America. I am the part you won't recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me."
Frederick Douglass did not play!!! He is still an inspiration for all today. Listen to this mind blowing speech Frederick Douglass made back in 1852. He couldn't believe America invited him to speak on July 4th Independence Day while his people were still in slavery, very very powerful! listen
One Hit Wonders
The 2000's One hit wonders, that made jump up and dance. I decided to upgrade my videos by placing videos in them instead of pictures. I have a lot more videos to come and I want to thank all my loyal and new subscribers for being patient. Thanks!
One Hit Wonders
Soul Food Recipes
How To Make Soul Food Dinner - Yaaasss Ma'am!!! you did that....looks so good I wanted a plate. YouTube Video