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During WWII the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) decided to create a program specifically geared toward Black soldiers. Today it is said that some of the best jazz shows came out of this program with greats such as Fletcher Henderson, Lena Horne, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Fats Waller. 388 more words

Too Early, Too Much:

“Ackhh!” … 3:24 in the morning!

Advice to myself: “Whenever you think you know more than your doctor, kick your own ass if you do something stupid and then have to pay some kind of consequence for doing it!” 360 more words

My Life

Laughter, Love and Respect

In 1936 my father had been in show business for nineteen years. He was forty-five years old. He had done so well that one newspaper wrote: This brings up the subject of Eddie Green, the fine comedian who appears occasionally on the Rudy Vallee hour. 528 more words

Dear Fenton and Family...

A number of years ago I became interested in genealogy. There is something to be said about knowing one’s ancestors and knowing your heritage. Getting to know people that you’ve only heard of from your parents and grandparents becomes an addiction when you start working through documents and photos, many of which are available for free over the internet through the… 450 more words

17-20 Mar 2016 - Miami, FL

My oldest daughter invited me to the 2015 AT&T Awards Summit in Miami, FL. She was one of the top VIPs recognized by AT&T for her sales record in 2015.   220 more words


Do you wonder where your family comes from?

I come from a large extended family, my mother is one of seven children and my father is one of six children. However, this is a bit about my mom’s side of the family. 740 more words

ADF Dedicant Path: Ancestors (Essay Prep.)

First, a little update on my DP plans. When I started this work, I was still in graduate school. Because of my busy schedule, I postulated that I wouldn’t finish the DP within a year’s time. 998 more words