Daily Archives: February 19, 2014

Black History | Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams (born March 17, 1933) is a civil rights activist and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the murder of her civil rights activist husband Medgar Evers in 1963. She was also chairwoman of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Gospel Music Week: Andrae Crouch

We continue Gospel Music Week with the wonderful Andrae Crouch. Andraé Crouch (born July 1, 1942) is an American gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, recording artist, record producer, and pastor. Early years Born Andraé Edward Crouch in San Francisco, California,[1] where … Continue reading

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