Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Black Expressions - Thursday, April 27, 2017

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.

Arthur Ashe
Was an American World No. 1 professional tennis player.
Winner of three Grand Slam titles.
1st black player selected to the United States Davis Cup team.
Source: Wikipedia

Monday, April 24, 2017

Black Expressions - Monday, April 24, 2017

Education should never be denied to anyone nor should teachers ever abuse the trust of their pupils and their parents. An effective education is liberating and opens the doors to opportunities and life altering experiences.

James “Jay” Rogers, Jr.
1st African-American named National Teacher of the Year (1972)


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Black Expressions - Friday, April 21, 2017

Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people.

Prince Rogers Nelson "Prince"
June 7, 1958 - April 21, 2016

American singer-songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist,
philanthropist, dancer and record producer.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Black Expressions from Sidney Poitier

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father's life.

Sidney Poitier
1st Bahamian and 1st African-American to win an
Academy Award for Best Actor (April 13, 1964)

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Black Expressions from Serena Williams

The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you're very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble.

Serena Williams

Monday, April 3, 2017

Black Expressions from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.