Today may end the month long celebration of Blacks in history, but for me and my first graders it never ends. Just like me learning more about my Jamaican History/Culture everyday! on that note…. Computing’s Nobel Prize February 28, 1990 Philip Emeagwali awarded the Gordon Bell Prize (computing’s Nobel Prize) for solving one of theContinue reading Today in Black History – 2.28
NAME: Sister Rosetta Tharpe OCCUPATION: Singer BIRTH DATE: March 20, 1915 DEATH DATE: October 09, 1973 PLACE OF BIRTH: Cotton Plant, Arkansas American singer Rosetta Tharpe is credited with popularizing gospel music among secular audiences during the 1930s and 1940s. One of the first gospel artists to perform in both churches and secular clubs, sheContinue reading Black History Moment: Sister Rosetta Tharpe
As a child Muhammad Ali was refused an autograph by his idol, boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. When Ali became a prize-fighter, he vowed never to deny an autograph request, which he has honored to this day. Information taken from: Bio.Classroom ~Love, Peace, and SOOOOOUL!!!