Bobb Vann Graphic Artist

Bobb Vann

 

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Where do we go from here?

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Historically this tragedy fits within the continued struggle for African Americans to find dignity and respect as a community.

We all need to ask this question. Where will this tragedy take us as a community?

Can we continue to function in this nation without a serious conversation about Race?

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Facts About Black History Month

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Carter G. Woodson was born in 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. One of the first African Americans to receive a doctorate from Harvard, Woodson dedicated his career to the field of African-American history and lobbied extensively to establish Black History Month as a nationwide institution. He also wrote many historical works, including the 1933 book The Mis-Education of the Negro. He died in Washington, D.C., in 1950.

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Kinetics live

Consider the new form of communication that are allowing African Americans to be more informed and involved!!!   http://kineticslive.com/

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American Black Film Festival of Independent Film makers

Celebrate Black Film makers!!

We are honored by the creative genius of African American people.

Ava Duvemay

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/19/ava-duvernay-independent-filmmaker-fires-up-black-cinema_n_1988255.html

 

 

 

 

Well done!!!!

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Celebrate Ozzie Davis and Ruby Dee

ossiedavisandrubyOzzie Davis and Ruby Dee two masters of the theater!!

We thank you for your contributions to our lives and culture!!!

Quotation-Ruby-Dee-dignity-strength-courage-inspirational-beauty-Meetville-Quotes-241099 (2)Together and happy again!!! 

http://www.thehistorymakers.com/content/evening-ossie-davis-and-ruby-dee

 

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Maya Angelou An Angelic presence within our time!

Celebrate this wonderful gift granted to us!

A woman beyond the age and the words of mankind.

Thank you !images

 

Your presence has blessed us all!

http://mayaangelou.com/

 

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Understanding African American historical Contributions

What does inclusion and diversity mean for the AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY?

Thank God for those who are concerned with the development of African American intelligentsia.

We must always be concerned for the evolution of our OWN DESTINY!

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Major Inventions by African-Americans

  • By: Nailah Ellis Timberlake

Some of the world’s most popular inventions were created by African-Americans, dating back to 1820, when Thomas Jennings, believed to be the first African-American inventor to receive a patent, created a more efficient dry cleaning process. Many years later, Judy W. Reed became the first African-American female inventor with her hand-operated dough kneader and roller. Reed, who was illiterate, signed the patent with an ‘X.’

This is an invention made by Patricia E. Bath, M.D.

Laserphaco Probe
Year patented: 1986
Inventor: Patricia E. Bath, M.D.,
 (1942–), first woman to chair an ophthalmology residency program in the United States

A specialized tool and procedure for the removal of cataracts, the Laserphaco Probe increased the accuracy and results of cataract surgery, previously performed manually with a mechanical grinder. Created with highly accurate laser technology, the Laserphaco Probe combines an optical laser, irrigation system and suction tubes. The laser vaporizes the cataracts and lens material via a 1-millimeter insertion into the patient’s eye and a replacement lens is inserted. Its use has helped restore the sight of several people who had been blinded by cataracts for up to 30 years.

Patricia E. Bath, M.D.

We celebrate and honor our talented Brothers and Sisters!!!

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Mandela watch over us !!!

Thank you madiba!!

This great man  placed his spirit in the heart of a torn and  broken country and revived its humanity!!

We must learn from this GREAT human being!!

Thank you Mandela!!!!

http://espn.go.com/espn/story/_/id/9434797/nelson-mandela-dies-95-anti-apartheid-icon-brokered-2010-world-cup

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Just US

There can never be peace until there is Justice!

When will this nation ever learn?

Violence begets Violence!

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