THE SLAVE WHO MAILED HIMSELF TO FREEDOM

Hi Guys, Because this is Black History Month, I wanted to share with you some extraordinary people in African American History who did all they could to get to freedom.  I am sure you know that freedom is the right of every living person man, woman, boy and girl on the Earth.  It is soContinue reading “THE SLAVE WHO MAILED HIMSELF TO FREEDOM”

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Hi Guys, Well, it’s February.  And every February has been deemed Black History Month.  Here a bit of history about Black History Month The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. That September, the Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister JesseContinue reading “BLACK HISTORY MONTH”

THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE!

I am a member of the Ronald McDonald House and have been for a while.  Here’s a history of it:   RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE IS BORN. Working as a pediatric oncologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Evans saw families spend night after night in the hospital while their children received life-saving medical treatment.Continue reading “THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE!”

OFFICIAL BIRTHPLACE OF MEMORIAL DAY

Hi guys, Memorial Day is coming up.  I never thought of this question until now. What is the place where Memorial Day began.  It’s a good question.  I found an answer to it below: Official Birthplace Declared In 1966, Congress and President Lyndon Johnson declared Waterloo, N.Y., the “birthplace” of Memorial Day. There, a ceremony onContinue reading “OFFICIAL BIRTHPLACE OF MEMORIAL DAY”

CINCO DE MAYO (The fifth of May)

Hi Guys, Wow! May is almost over and it’s been a good month so far.  However, I don’t want to leave May without first talking about Cinco de Mayo day, which we observe every year on May 5th.   Have you ever wondered why Cinco de Mayo day is celebrated here in the United States?  That’sContinue reading “CINCO DE MAYO (The fifth of May)”

FUN FACTS ABOUT NOVEMBER!

Boy, Oh boy, I have had such fun finding out about the month of November.  Read below what I found out.  Then you go online or go to your local library and see what more you can find out about November. DID YOU KNOW THAT… November’s name comes from novem, Latin for “nine.” In the United StatesContinue reading “FUN FACTS ABOUT NOVEMBER!”

VETERANS DAY

Hi Guys, Sunday, November 11, 2018 is Veterans Day.  Here’s a brief history of Veterans Day: Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning inContinue reading “VETERANS DAY”

VETERANS DAY

Hi Guys, It’s me Bookman, and my friend Jenny asked me to tell you about Veterans Day, so here goes. Well, it’s November and we automatically think about the Thanksgiving Holiday. But do you know what? There is a holiday that happens before Thanksgiving. That holiday is called Veterans Day. Do you know what aContinue reading “VETERANS DAY”

MEMORIAL DAY

Guys, While we were having fun barbecuing, eating watermelon, and hotdogs, and hamburger grilled outside, and drinking our favorite drinks and playing yesterday, it was such fun. But do you know that it was because of the meaning of this day, Memorial Day, that we could have such fun. So let’s see what makes itContinue reading “MEMORIAL DAY”

REMEMBERING THE BRAVE….CHILDREN

Hello guys, it’s me Jenny.  I was thinking about Memorial Day and all those who have protected us in America with their own lives.  Wow, I appreciate them and I really love them.  We can talk to each other and go places because of them. I want you to look at the picture below.  It’s ofContinue reading “REMEMBERING THE BRAVE….CHILDREN”