Chessington is an area in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames within Greater London. Historically part of Surrey, today it is the largest salient of Greater London into that county. As of the 2011 Census it had a population of 18,973.
You can kill a man but you can’t kill an idea. American civil rights activist DescriptionMedgar Wiley Evers was an American civil rights activist in Mississippi, the state’s field secretary for the NAACP, and a World War II veteran who had served in the United States Army. Wikipedia Our only hope is to control theContinue reading “Medgar Evers”
“This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and the gospel is free.” Born in 1760, Richard Allen later bought his freedom and went on to found the first national black church in the United States,Continue reading “Richard Allen – Journalist, Author, Minister”
With courage, born of success achieved in the past, with a keen sense of the responsibility which we shall continue to assume, we look forward to a future large with promise and hope. Seeking no favors because of our color, nor patronage because of our needs, we knock at the bar of justice, asking anContinue reading “Mary Church Terrell”
American businessman Description Reginald F. Lewis, was an American businessman. He was one of the richest African-American men in the 1980s, and the first African American to build a billion-dollar company, TLC Beatrice International Holdings Inc.Wikipedia Born: 7 December 1942, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Died: 19 January 1993, New York, New York, United States Spouse: Loida Nicolas Lewis (m. 1969–1993)Continue reading “Reginald Lewis America’s First Black Billion Dollar Businessman”
I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. … Madam C. J. Walker American entrepreneur DescriptionSarah Breedlove, known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an African-American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a political and social activist. Walker was considered the wealthiest African-American businesseswoman and wealthiest self-made woman in America at the time ofContinue reading “Meet the First Self-Made Female Millionaire”
Fannie Lou Hamer was an American voting and women’s rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement. She was the co-founder and vice-chair of the Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Wikipedia Born: 6 October 1917, Montgomery County, Mississippi, United States Died: 14 March 1977, Taborian Hospital, Mound Bayou Title: ViceContinue reading “Fannie Lou Hamer – “Until I am Free You are Not Free Either””
But if anyone, well seen in the knowledge, not onely of Sacred and exotick History, but of Astronomical Calculation, and the old Hebrew Kalendar, shall apply himself to these studies, I judge it indeed difficult, but not impossible for such a one to attain, not onely the number of years, but even, of dayes fromContinue reading “James Ussher”
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet KH FRS was an English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, experimental photographer who invented the blueprint, and did botanical work. Herschel originated the use of the Julian day system in astronomy. Wikipedia Born: 7 March 1792, Slough Died: 11 May 1871,Continue reading “Sir John Herschel”
What I focus on in life is what I get. … “Before I was paralyzed, there were 10,000 things I could do; now there are 9,000. … “It doesn’ matter what happens to you, just what you do with what happens to you!
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. Denis E. Waitley, is an American motivational speaker, writer and consultant. He has been recognized as the best-selling author of the audio series, The Psychology of Winning and books such asContinue reading “Denis E. Waitley, spiritual Happiness & your responsibility. Motivation Bio”
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Calvin Maxwell is an American author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on leadership. Titles include The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. His books have sold millionsContinue reading “John Calvin Maxwell”