This is a good resource to use if you are building your list of African American politicians, musicians, and athletes to study during the month of February.
“There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you” – Zora Neale Hurston
“The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power.” Toni Morrison … Continue reading
Dreams are powerful … “never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit.” tlb
Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock | Documentary about a Forgotten Civil Rights Icon | Independent Lens | PBS
A voice for the rights of women as well as the right to a quality education, Mrs. Daisy Bates was a “heroine of the Civil Rights Movement.” A childhood marred … Continue reading
An avid sports fan, while watching this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, I wonder what it really takes to compete at the extreme levels that professional athletes have to compete … Continue reading
Like so many of my colleagues, I search for new ways to share stories from African-American culture and history during Black History Month. This year, PBS has a wonderfully diverse … Continue reading