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)
We will be partnering up with Kim Tumey Entertainment to feed the homeless they have requested at least 3 items, paste, wipes, deodorant, pads for women, soap or etc.
Wipes are great because it’s hard for them to get a hold of water. We will be passing these out Saturday, July 22nd downtown Woodruff Park and other areas from 12 noon until we run out. Hope To See You There!!!
July 12, 1864 George Washington Carver, scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor, was born enslaved in Diamond, Missouri. Carver and his family were freed after slavery was abolished. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 1894 and his Master of Science degree in 1896 from Iowa State Agricultural College where he was the first black student and later the first black faculty member. In 1896, he accepted the position to lead the Agricultural Department at Tuskegee University and remained there for 47 years. During that time, Carver devoted himself to the research and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, including peanuts and sweet potatoes. He also created approximately 100 products made from peanuts that were useful for the house. In 1923, Carver received the NAACP Spingarn Medal. Carver died January 5, 1943 and on his grave is written, “He could have added fortune to fame, but caring for neither, he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world. Read More here…
As one of the finest Black thespians to ever grace the silver screen, veteran actor, director and author Sidney Poitier has long cemented his place in the annals of film lore for his staggering list of achievements in the acting world. Long retired, the 85-year-old achieved one of the highest honors in his field 48 years ago today, becoming the first Black actor to win the coveted Academy Award (Oscar) For Best Actor in 1963.
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