Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Thought for Tuesday, February 19, 2019


We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.

Carter G. Woodson - Historian

Monday, February 18, 2019

Thought for Monday, February 18, 2019


The sharecropper may lower his eyes, but not because he's less of a man. That's just a condition of society that such things exist.

Ernest Gaines, African-American author

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Black History Month Celebration in Twinsburg, Ohio - Sunday, Feb. 24th

Speakers, ‘Voices from the Hill’ highlight Black History Month The Twinsburg Historical Society will celebrate Black History Month at the regular Feb. 24th open house. This is a joint venture with the First Congregational Church. Historical Society Trustee Dr. Constance Longmire organized the event with the Rev. Dave Zerby. The day will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the museum; located at 8996 Darrow Road, just south of Route 82. The museum is next to the Mailpouch Barn and shares a parking lot with Mr. Chicken. There will be special exhibits highlighting black history in Twinsburg. Keith Harris, R.B. Chamberlin graduate will be the featured speaker at 3:00 p.m. Harris is president of both Regal Consulting Group, LLC and Future GenComics, LLC. Both are located in Twinsburg. There will be music and videos, and local residents will be on hand to tell stories of growing up in Twinsburg Heights. Carla Carter Bishop’s award winning video “Voices from the Hill” will be on view. Rev. Zerby of the First Congregational Church plans on an Interfaith Unity Service to round out the celebration. The church is located at 9050 Church St., just north of Route 82. There are more details to come. Check out the Twinsburg Historical Society Facebook Page or visit www.twinsburghistoricalsociety.org for more information.


Saturday, February 16, 2019

The Tree She Planted Book Release - Celebrating and Making Black History



Just released in eBook and Paperback format . . .
The Tree She Planted  - Celebrating and Making Black History
Click links above for information, or visit my Author's Page Here 

The Tree She Planted is an informational and inspirational history of my family reunion, including revelations of the powerful positive impact reunions can have on all families.  I share my experiences of attending all forty-five consecutive reunions, revealing rewards I've experienced in personal and professional growth.  The Tree She Planted is inspirational, historical, and visionary; and a helpful guide to reunion planners.  It includes challenges faced, solutions implemented; and reminders of your inherent power to make a difference.

The Tree She Planted is confirmation that the still small voice of our Creator wants us to be a larger and stronger part of the great institution of Family.  It is family and proper spiritual guidance, that will provide us with the ability to survive, prosper, and build upon the strong legacies we have inherited.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thought for Thursday, February 14, 2019


What a world this will be when human possibilities are freed, when we discover each other, when the stranger is no longer the potential criminal and the certain inferior!

W. E. B. Du Bois