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And on this day in 1923 – Bessie Smith recorded “Downhearted Blues” for Columbia Records.  Now this was the first song that Bessie Smith recorded and the first hit for Columbia Records.  The record sold 780,000 copies, but check this out – she was paid $125 and received no royalties. And on this day in […]

In Local News – Several San Antonio hospitals have volunteers with a very special job. All the volunteers have to be willing to do is cuddle with some newborns. Hospitals say they’re seeing more babies being born with serious medical illnesses, and just having someone to give hold them, cuddle them and give them some […]

I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try. – Nikki Giovanni

And on this day in 1941 – Legendary bandleader Duke Ellington recorded the jazz classic “Take The A Train” in Hollywood, California.  The song was arranged by his longtime partner and songwriter Billy Strayhorn and it became their signature song. And on this day in 1969 – A beautician named Vickie Jones was arrested for […]

Love recognizes no barriers.  It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.     –  Maya Angelou

And on this day in 1817 – Orator, statesman, newspaper editor, Frederick Augustus Douglass was born in Tuckahoe, Maryland.  Can you imagine the jokes he got about his hometown? And on this day in 1965 – The home of Malcolm X was firebombed. And on this day in 1967 – Valentines Day – this song, […]

     Beverly Watts Davis is the Chief Officer for Program Support and Resource Development for WestCare Foundation. She also serves as the Program Coordinator for a $5 million prevention of community trauma grant for Bexar County. She has served as a Senior Executive Service Member of the federal government (equivalent to the military rank […]

In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe. – Michael Jackson

And on this day in 1919 – The winningest coach in football was born.  Grambling University football coach, Eddie Robinson was born in Jackson, Louisiana.  In 1941 he became head of football at Grambling University and stayed for 55 years with a record of 408 wins, 165 losses and 15 decisions.  Making him the winningest […]

In Local News – Republican Fred Rangel and Democrat Ray Lopez emerged Tuesday night from a crowded field of five candidates to become San Antonio’s new state representative, with Rangel leveraging consolidated GOP support for a strong first-place finish in a traditionally blue district. No candidate received a majority of the vote in the special […]


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