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Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated. – Coretta Scott King

And on this day in 1867 – A school was founded by the name of Augusta Institute.  You know where it is? It’s in Atlanta, Georgia. It is now known as Morehouse College. And on this day in 1931 – Award winning author, Toni Morrison was born as Chloe Anthony Wofford in Lorain, Ohio. And […]

And on this day in 1936 – NFL All Star Cleveland Browns running back Jim first down Brown was born.  He was born James Nathaniel Brown in St. Simons Island in Georgia. 1954-1956 he played half back for Syracuse and he started acting full time in 1965. And on this day in 1942 – Co-founder […]

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. – Audre Lorde

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. – Lena Horne

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

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