Black history

Author Alex Haley (1921-1992) was best known for works depicting the struggles of African Americans. Raised in Henning, Tennessee, he began writing to help pass the time during his two decades with the U.S. Coast Guard. After conducting interviews with Malcolm X for Playboy magazine, he turned the material into his first book, “The Autobiography […]

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Today in Black History August 9th

1987…Beatrice Foods was acquired by Reginald Lewis.  This was the largest business acquisition ever by and African American. 1936 …Jesse Owens wins four gold medals in Berlin at the Olympics 1905…Robert N.C. Nix is the first African American Representative from Pennsylvania and 11 term congressman 1963…Whitney Houston was born in East Orange, New Jersey 1961…James […]

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Charlie Murphy

Funny and real are the best two words that I can use to describe his unique brand of comedy. Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy passed away after a long battle with Lukemia on April 12, 2017.  He was 57 years old.  There is not a person that I know who cannot name one […]

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William T. Coleman

William T. Coleman Jr., who championed the cause of civil rights in milestone cases before the Supreme Court and who rose above racial barriers himself as an influential lawyer and as a cabinet secretary, died on Friday at his home in Alexandria, Va. He was 96. A lifelong Republican, Mr. Coleman was as comfortable in […]

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Lady Blue Choice Reads!

I have been on a spree ever since introducing this new segment to my show!  I went to the bookstore the other day and stocked up on books so that I could talk about all of them with you!  If you have read them I would love to hear from you and what you thought. […]

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