Patrick Chappelle was the Quincy Jones of his day. (early 1900s) This man had a knack for recognizing good talent and putting it to use. He organized the largest Negro travelling vaudeville tent show and parades of his day. He called his business The Rabbit's Foot Company. He was called a black PT Barnum. He brought joy to the black community.
Love, Death and Communication
I spent the day with my mom after the death of one of her childhood friends. In fact, all of her school friends were there. This was a man who I truly liked. Kind hearted and fun natured, he was a blast. It saddens me to no end knowing he is....
Bio Michelle D. Smith is a visionary and spiritual warrior seeking to share awareness with many. She uses words as her sword and the love and grace of God as her shield. She has a spiritual blog in which to enlighten and uplift. She is a soon to be published author and a monthly relationship column on Black Refer.com. The different niches for each allow her to reach a variety of people to amuse, entertain and inspire.
Theodore Rosevelt "Teddy" Wilson - an American stage, film and television actor. Wilson is best known for his recurring role as Earl the Postman on the ABC sitcom That's My Mama, and as Sweet Daddy Williams on the CBS sitcom Good Times.
OLYMPIC PRIDE, AMERICAN PREJUDICE is a feature length documentary exploring the trials and triumphs of 18 African American Olympians in 1936. Set against the strained and turbulent atmosphere of a racially divided America, which was torn between boycotting Hitlers Olympics or participating in the Third Reichs grandest affair. (read more)
"There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy?"
By Walmart Stores - Will Smith at the 2011 Walmart Shareholders Meeting, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16269945
Story: De La Soul Chat new album & working with Snoop Dogg Three feet high and rising - and rising still. Ahead of their highly anticipated first album in over a decade, legendary American hip hop trio De La Soul sit down to discuss 'and the Anonymous Nobody...' an album purely funded by fans through Kickstarter.
Frederick Douglass did not play!!! What would he say if alive to witness so many of our young kids acting up and wasting their lives away in America when we have opportunity that he didn't? 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
Southern, Soul Food Collard Greens - I'm remaking one of the most popular recipes on my blog SOUL FOOD, SOUTHERN COLLARD GREENS!! These flavorful collard greens are simmered in savory chicken broth, onions, garlic, red peppers and a smokey turkey leg. YouTube Video