Daily Archives: February 17, 2014

Black History | Hank Aaron

Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed “Hammer”, or “Hammerin’ Hank”, is a retired American professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder from 1954 through 1976. Aaron spent 21 seasons with the Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Gospel Music Week: Thomas Dorsey

Good Morning, Everyone. Going to enjoy music for the soul this week. We begin today with Thomas A. Dorsey, The Father of Gospel Music. Thomas Andrew Dorsey (July 1, 1899 – January 23, 1993) was known as “the father of … Continue reading

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