Daily Archives: February 21, 2014

Black History | Nat Turner

Born on October 2, 1800, in Southampton County, Virginia, Nat Turner was only a young boy when people heard him describing events that had occurred before he was born. An intelligent child, he was soon labeled as a prophet and … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Gospel Music Week: Rev. Shirley Caesar

We continue this week’s Gospel Music with the Rev. Shirley Caesar. Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams, known professionally as Shirley Caesar (born October 13, 1938, Durham, North Carolina) is an American Gospel music singer, songwriter and recording artist whose career has spanned … Continue reading

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