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Parks and Relaxation

If you recall I went to the SW Waterfront during the winter and posted a few shots from my frostbitten excursion.

I decided to go back to shoot again now that the weather is beautiful. 297 more words

Photography

I
am a black woman tall as a cypress
strong
beyond all definition
still defying place
and time and circumstance assailed
impervious
indestructible
Look
on me and be
renewed.

-Dorothy Height

April 20 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – April 20 *

1853 – Harriet Tubman starts as a conductor on the Underground
Railroad.

1871 – Third Enforcement Act defines Klan conspiracy as a rebellion… 679 more words

African American History

In Memory -Dorthy Height

Dorothy Height: a civil rights heroine, educator and social activist ; She was a woman who had her finger print on all things American and as the President said,” deserves a place in our history”.    3/24/1912 – 4/20/2010

first posted 4/22/2011

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Black History Month: A Salute to Dorothy Height

Born on March 24, 1912, in Richmond, Virginia, African-American activist Dorothy Height spent her life fighting for civil rights and women’s rights. The daughter of a building contractor and a nurse, Height moved with her family to Rankin, Pennsylvania, in her youth. 639 more words

Black Women

YES! Just What I Needed To See.

I watched a video yesterday from the Arsenio Hall late night television show, of a young black woman answering someones comment on her speaking voice.  She put into words an idea I have been trying to project via my blog and, eventually, my book.   790 more words