Black History Month – Feb 4: Dr. Daniel H. Williams
Feb04

Black History Month – Feb 4: Dr. Daniel H. Williams

Now this is a black history fact to be proud of! Dr. Daniel Hale Williams was an African American physician who made history by performing the first successful open heart surgery operation. African-americaninventors.org

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Black History Month – Feb 3: Sarah E. Goode
Feb03

Black History Month – Feb 3: Sarah E. Goode

I am so glad to see that over the years, through it all, African Americans find a way to succeed. Here is a great example of that with Sarah E. Goode: Sarah E. Goode was an entrepreneur and inventor. She was the first African American woman to receive a United States patent. Goode was born in 1850 into slavery. She was freed after the American Civil War and proceeded to open a furniture store in Chicago, Illinois. She noticed that...

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Black History Month – Feb. 2: Thurgood Marshall
Feb02

Black History Month – Feb. 2: Thurgood Marshall

Here is a man we all learned about (or should have learned about) in school: Thurgood Marshall Born on July 2, 1908, in Baltimore, Maryland. Studied law at Howard University. As counsel to the NAACP, he utilized the judiciary to champion equality for African Americans. In 1954, he won the Brown v. Board of Education case, in which the Supreme Court ended racial segregation in public schools. Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967, and...

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Black History Month – Feb 1: Mae Jemison
Feb01

Black History Month – Feb 1: Mae Jemison

I will be kicking off the fun facts of Black History Month with a woman that really fascinated me. Her name is Mae Jemison: Before Mae Jemison joined the space program, she was already a medical doctor, having first earned her undergraduate degree at Sanford, and later earning her M.D. from Cornell Medical College in 1981. At the beginning of her college career, she was somewhat of a standout, because she entered college at age 16. A...

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Excercise In Full Effect!
Jan11

Excercise In Full Effect!

I said that I was going to start eating well and exercising and I meant it! I just had a 15 minute break and ran/walked 1.22 miles in 15 mins! I know to you workout fanatics out there, this is nothing, but to me, THIS IS HUGE!!! YOU GO GIRL!!!! LOL! Related articles Home Workout For Beginners: The Home Workout Plan On How To Get Fit For Life (Home Workout For Beginners, Home Workout Plan, Exercise And Fitness for beginners) (Volume 1)...

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