Wisdom and Youth
Wisdom and Youth

Black History Month is during the month of February, but  Black History is something that is happening in America today.  Regardless of your political preferences, this is the first time an African American is running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.  History is important to us all regardless of when it happened.  It was not taught in public schools many years ago and some schools still do not offer classes in African American History.  This page will serve the purpose of providing a resource for our family to learn more about the significant contributiions African Americans have made and are currently making in this country.  Please share this with other family members and make suggestions for inclusion of other sites that will help serve this purpose.


November 3, 2011

Watch Night Service

Watch Night Service



WATCH NIGHT SERVICES

Many of you who live or grew up in Black communities in the United States have probably heard of "Watch Night Services," the gathering of the faithful in church on New Year's Eve.
The service usually begins anywhere from 7 p.m. To 10 p.m. And ends at midnight with the entrance of the New Year.
Some folks come to church first, before going out to celebrate. For others, church is the only New Year's Eve event.. Like many others, I always assumed...

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February 19, 2009

President Barack Obama - First African American President of the U.S.

President Obama 2009
President Obama 2009
President Barack Obama - 44th President of the United States

On Tuesday, January 20th, 2009, Barack Obama became the 44th president of the nited States, pledging hope and unity to a nation hungry for both.

With hsi wife, Michelle, holding Abraham Lincoln's inauguration Bible, Obama, the 47 year old son of a white mother from Kansas and a black father from Africa, was sworn in by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.  He raised his right hand and promised to preserve, protect and defend the Constitu...
February 15, 2008

Black History

As Black History Month is celebrated, the focus usually tends to be on the more notable figures such as Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, Madam C.J. Walker, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Attention is also given to well-known accomplishments such as Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in major league baseball and Billie Holiday's contribution to the world of jazz. But there are others who are not heard about as often who contributed to life in this country as we know i...

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