Nannie Helen Burroughs (1879 – 1961) urged white and Black women to work together for the right to vote. Her efforts did not result in the equal rights for women to vote when the 1920 amendment was passed and white women were granted the right to vote. On this day, Sept. 28, 2021, deemed theContinue reading “#39 Honoring Black Women’s Suffrage Movement Strength on National Voter Registration Day 2021”
The worthy search for ancestors, friends and other loved ones remains important. As newbie or veteran genealogists, the precious lives of ancestors are not always scripted with a pleasant ending. Yet, we are comforted by the achievements of so many pioneers who paved the way for us. Such is the case of the little-known civilContinue reading “#38 Story of Muhammad Ali’s first attorney “lost” in the river … her contribution rolls on”
This image is lasting. There is a direct connectivity between cheering young folk onto their next level and sustained success. Great job, Dads, and the folk who had this idea. twitter.com/priscillashirer/status/1163494811258806272
“They forgot about the colored soldiers,” Grandma Robinson always said without specifying the “who” in her recollections.