Tag Archives: Leighana Caldwell

MARTIN LUTHER KING’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF A DREAM!

MARTIN LUTHER KING’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF A DREAM!

Thousands marched on Washington this past weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech.  The actual date that the speech was rendered, is today.  My niece Leighana was among the multitude, where Reverend Al Sharpton, the NAACP’s Ben Jealous, and King’s eldest son, Martin Luther King III, spoke.  Here’s a shot of my niece below, who continued a tradition her mother and I participated in when Stevie Wonder campaigned for King’s birthday, to be declared a national holiday.  Apart from a few words from King III, I’ll let the esteemed Dr. King do the rest.

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FUNK Unacceptable Behavior: Why We Still Need Black History Month

FUNK Unacceptable Behavior: Why We Still Need Black History Month

It’s 2013, Two-Thousand-Thirteen… in lieu of recent occurrences, I have to start this blog by pointing out how these things happened during Black History Month, which is now also known as African-American History Month.  This annual vital observance began in the United States in 1926.

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