“There is power in the name of Jesus, to break every chain, break every chain, break every chain.” Many people may know this song because of Tasha Cobbs. She is a gospel artist who uses her gift of singing to bless and minister to others. I admire Tasha Cobbs because she glorifies Jesus Christ in all that she does, makes uplifting music, and motivates me to believe that I do not have to live a defeated life. I appreciate her for that.
Reba Nell McEntire is a legendary country singer. She grew up in the small town of McAlester, Oklahoma, and is now a star in Nashville, Tennessee. She is still going strong at the age of sixty. Reba was born on March 28, 1955. Her profession is being a country singer and an actor. She is married and has one child.
Kate Kimball is an award-winning fiction author who has worked hard to be in the position she is in now. Despite currently struggling with her health, she has continued to peruse her English PhD in Creative Writing here at Florida State University. Born in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah Kimball is surprised to find herself over 2,000 miles away now studying in the sunshine state. FSU offers one of the top creative writing programs that currently is ranked top 5 in the nation according to The Atlantic Monthly. Kimball was excited to be accepted into the accredited program after earning her bachelor’s from the University of Utah and masters at Virginia Tech. Kimball has always loved writing and says, “Creative writing allows you to write about
Unfortunately, in our time of an opioid epidemic, people will do anything to feed their irrepressible drug habit, which is why it isn't surprising, and head-shakingly sad, to hear that a woman faked cancer to feed hers. The really surprising part? She's married to a police officer, and he didn't catch on for almost four years.
Roswell King who was born in 1836 at St. Simons Island, GA he was the founder of the City of Roswell. Roswell King established the Roswell Manufacturing Company that was a mill that harnesses the power of the local rivers to make textiles.
Hundreds of protestors are gathering outside of the courthouse either protesting or supporting a Christian woman’s beliefs and actions. Many hold up signs or scream louder than others to declare their personal point of view. Kim Davis is a county clerk in Ashland, Kentucky; has denied numerous marriage licenses for multiple same-sex and straight couples (Smith). This has become a very controversial issue for many and everyone has a different opinion as well. Kim Davis' trial is an influential trial by challenging many of the essential American principles such as morality or ethicality, upholding constitutional rights, and separation of church and state.
Rebecca Felton was born Rebecca Ann Latimer on June 10, 1835 to plantation owners Eleanor and Charles Latimer. Her parents quickly recognized the intelligence in their first born and began to hire tutors when she was merely five years old. She would go on to attend school at a private school located in a Presbyterian Church, and then on to college at Madison Female College. Upon her 1852 graduation, she earned three distinct honors in that she was one of few women to receive a classical liberal arts education, she maintained the highest grades, and was the youngest member of her class at only seventeen. She would marry the speaker from her college graduation ceremony, Dr. William H. Felton, in October of 1853.
My name is Tasha R. Chestnut. I am a 36 year old SSG with the United States Army. I am originally from Slidell, LA where I am an only child of my mother and father. I believe that this will help me be able to give back to my community and become a better, well-rounded individual. I am interested in joining your sorority because not only do you provide an excellent avenue for helping out, the sisterhood displayed by the ladies of Alpha Gamma Xi Sorority Inc. is amazing. I believe that I have a lot of qualities to offer your sorority as well. Not only am I dedicated and goal-oriented, I make plans well and already have ideas about how to invest into my community.
Red Rodney was a famous trumpeter and bandleader in the 20th century. He was born in Philadelphia on the 27th of September 1927 and was known as a child prodigy when he was young (Voce, 2011). At the beginning, Red Rodney taught himself the trumpet and later he went to a school named “Jules E. Masterbaum Vocational” in his hometown Philadelphia to study trumpet (Schwab, 2010). Red started playing with Jerry World Orchestra only at the age of 15 and then he also played with Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey and Gene Krupa (Chesky Records, n.d.). Red’s life was changed because of Dizzy Gillespie, who was Red’s hero when he was a teenager. Red was able to play a gig with Dizzy Gillespie one time at the Down Beat Club and he left Dizzy a lasting impression.
Living life to the fullest is how Shelby Davis would express her life. She lives for every minute of the day and continues to do that still. Shelby expresses her life through her daily activities and through love. Shelby loves what she does in life and is continuing to let her work grow amongst people.
Mary Riebey, (originally born under the name Molly Haydock), was born in Bury, Lancashire, England on the 12th of May 1777. Today Mary is one of the most recognisable convict faces of all those who were sent to Australia. Her portrait being seen by thousands of people everyday on the face of the $20 note. Two years after her birth in 1779 Mary was orphaned by her parents Jane and James Haydock, and raised by her grandmother. In 1790, at the age of 13 after Mary had learnt to read and write her grandmother sent her into service to become a house servant. One year later in 1791 Mary ran away from her employer dressed as a boy and going under the name of James Burrow. On the 21st of July she was arrested in the name of ‘James Burrow’ and convicted
By employing themes such as psychosexual fantasies, race, gender, and violence, artist Kara Walker reconstructs and explores the history and effects of American slavery on American culture. Although being called names like notorious, revolting, anti-progressive, and shameless, she continues to be a pioneer of bringing the unspeakable aspects of American slavery that are not commonly discussed and are left out of the history books to the foreground of public discussion.
Chaeli Roberts born November 18th, 2002 although she recently died on november 17th 2017. She died in Bingham Memorial Hospital due to a car crash. In the car crash she had a punctured lung, eight broken ribs, a broken leg, and a broken arm. She was in the hospital for five months before she passed away. Although Chaeli had an amazing life before this crash.
Donaldina Cameron, a Scotland immigrant herself dedicated her lifetime to rescuing Chinese prostitutes from cribs and placing them in missions for sanctuary. Cameron possessed an infamous reputation in California for a crusader of anti-Chinese prostitution recorded by a friend Carol Wilson and in the newspapers. Various versions of her reputation passed through word of mouth, as a result, the tongs warned the Chinese prostitutes to run in the opposite direction when they saw Cameron. The tongs whispered she was a cruel person, for instance, one prostitute recalled her owners told her Cameron would suck blood out of the captured women and she was in fact a