Ma Rainey was one of the earliest American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of blues singers to record. She was billed as the Mother of the Blues. She began performing as a young teenager and became known as Ma Rainey after her marriage to Will Rainey, in 1904.
War Zone 2016
by Michelle D. Smith
Just in case you missed it, I am an avid Person of Interest fan. I love a show with good guys and bad guys you can fall in love with. There is just one problem. We live in the real world in America, circa 2016 and some....
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.
Bobbi Kristina Was a Light in the Dark World of Hospice Myths
by Dr. Sheila A. De Gruy
TV show host Katie Couric is known for her support for colon cancer. Maria Shriver, has been an advocate for Alzheimer's awareness and research. Sir Paul McCartney supports breast cancer. Actress Holly Peete supports...
Bio Dr. De Gruys focus has always been to strengthen the local Mom & Pop home care agencies and empower the health care community including the patient sector. She continues to remain an advocate in the community for seniors and help many families with any care giving and health related issues. She has spent countless hours training and supporting local home health, hospice and private duty agencies on quality improvement and quality of care issues and is the Director of QA/QI at Angeles Vista Hospice. De Gruy & Associates
KNUCKLEHEAD RLJ Entertainments Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents the exclusive streaming premiere of Knucklehead. Starring Emmyฎ award-winning actress, Alfre Woodard, and Gbenga Akinnagbe (HBOs The Wire), who also produced the project, the film follows a neighborhood eccentric who is convinced that prescription drugs can cure his mental disability. As a result, he ventures out of Brooklyns housing projects to escape his controlling mother and to find the one doctor who he believes can treat him. (read more)
"Every day of my life I walk with the idea that I am black, no matter how successful I am. And our success is tempered by that; you're successful in this way given the fact you are black, and most blacks don't get to that point."
Magalie Ren้-Hayes Interior Decorator Magalie Ren้-Hayes creates beautiful spaces for a better world through Magalie Ren้-Hayes Interiors. She takes a unique approach that combines holistic ideas, science, and design principles to create spaces that improve lives.
Frederick Douglass did not play!!! He is still an inspiration for all today. 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