Monthly Archives: July 2012
Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper was born a slave March 21, 1856 in Thomasville, Ga. to the parents of Festus and Isabella Buckhalter Flipper, Sr. Lt. Flipper spent his early years in Thomasville, Ga. and during the Civil War lived in Macon and Atlanta, Ga. Lt. Flipper was taught to read in 1864 by another slave who taught school at night. In late 1865, Lt. Flipper attended a succession of schools established by the American Missionary Association.
Steve’s Hair Gallery
207 W Jackson St
If you are in South Georgia and need a hair cut, shape-up, or tape, then Steve’s Hair Gallery is the place for you.
“If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong.” This is what Abraham Lincoln stated in a letter to a constituent in 1864. He had always been against slavery but believed that his presidential powers as defined by the Constitution did not give him the authority to abolish it. In early 1862, Lincoln tried and failed to develop an alternative approach: an effort to free the salves of the Border States by buying out their masters
In 1885, Woods patented a apparatus which was a combination of a telephone and a telegraph. The device, which he called “telegraphony,” would allow a telegraph station to send voice and telegraph messages over a single wire. The device was so successful that he later sold it to the American Bell Telephone Company. In 1987, Woods developed his most important invention to date – a device he called Synchronous Multiplex Railway Telegraph. A variation of the “induction telegraph,” it allowed for messages to be sent from moving trains and railway stations. By allowing dispatchers to know the location of each train, it provided for greater safety and a decrease in railway accidents. Read More Here…
It wasn’t until the early 1900s that an entreprenurial African American woman named Madame C.J. Walker started marketing products specifically formulated for African hair. Her first product was a scalp conditioning formula called “Madam Walker’s Wonderful Hair Grower,” and in the ensuring years she became famous worldwide for herhair care products, her philanthropy and her pioneering role as an internationally successful businesswoman. Read More Here…
Saturday, August 4, 2012
840 Marietta Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA (map)
Price: $15.00/per person
Singer. Songwriter. Legacy. So much can be said about El DeBarge, Jr. yet the first that should come to mind is a man standing on his on two feet…on the shoulders of giants. El’s early influence in music was natural yet the first steps into his career began when he toured with hip hop notable DJ Quick. He released a compilation entitled “The Growing” in 2008 under his InFaM label where he is the CEO and its catalyst. He is a member of the KTK Productions squad, a group formed by himself and DJ Quik’s nephews Rodney and Keya. El just released his solo CD entitled the “Lion’s Den”.
Tables and VIP seating is also available. Please call 678-522-8773 for more information.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Peachtree Stree and Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA (map)