MEETING HISTORY, MEETING A FREEDOM RIDER

MEETING HISTORY, MEETING A FREEDOM RIDER

MEETING HISTORY, MEETING A FREEDOM RIDER An important moment occurred for The Freadom® Road Foundation this past week on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Thomas Armstrong, author of Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights appeared in...
WHAT SHALL I TELL?

WHAT SHALL I TELL?

WHAT SHALL I TELL? DR. MARGARET T. BURROUGHS “What Shall I Tell My Children Who Are Black?” is the iconic poem written in 1963 by Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs. Dr. Burroughs founded the DuSable Museum of African American History in 1961 to bring to light her...
GREAT TEACHER OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

GREAT TEACHER OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

GREAT TEACHER OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT Great Teacher For All When King Philip II of Macedon sought a teacher for his young son – the future Alexander the Great – he sought the best and found the best, the renowned philosopher Aristotle. Alexander once said,...
HEAPS OF HELPINGS OF HEALING AND HOPE

HEAPS OF HELPINGS OF HEALING AND HOPE

HEAPS OF HELPINGS OF HEALING AND HOPE Chicken soup, known for its healing powers of physical ailments, has its psychic and emotional counterpart in the healing power of words. Like other books in the classic bestseller “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series, this volume...
MAYA’S GO TO BOOK

MAYA’S GO TO BOOK

MAYA’S GO TO BOOK In an interview with Maya Angelou – iconic author, poet, celebrity, and mentor to Oprah Winfrey and the nation – Oprah asks her: “Where do you go to for solace, for comfort? Are there books that you read? When Maya Angelou needs...