Care Package for Friday, Feb. 14, 2020

Happy Birthday: Frederick Douglass, abolitionistBorn Feb. 14, 1818 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z8vUM-I3NE 50 States, 100 Weeks: Braswell Mountain Rail Tunnel, Rockmart, GA Photo credit: steamphotos.com Music: Half Acre by Hem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sq5Bvvx5nc Poetry: Miz Rosa Rides the Bus by Angela JacksonThat day in December I sat downby Miss Muffet of Montgomery.I was myriad-weary. Feets swolefrom sewing seams on a …

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Care Package for Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020

Happy Birthday:  Hank Aaron, baseball player/civil rights activistBorn Feb. 5, 1934 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m66lmbROA58 50 States, 100 Weeks: World’s Largest Peanut, Ashburn, GA Photo credit: roadsideamerica.com Music: Cheek to Cheek (Heaven) by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdS5uRgu_TA Poetry: Canary by Rita DoveBillie Holiday’s burned voicehad as many shadows as lights,a mournful candelabra against a sleek piano,the …

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Care Package for Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020

Happy Birthday:  Rosa Parks, civil rights activistBorn Feb. 4, 1913 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8A9gvb5Fh0 50 States, 100 Weeks: Hindu Temple of Atlanta, Riverdale, GA Photo credit: atlantamagazine.com Music: Gravedigger’s Chant by Zeal & Ardor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARM8cD8Xyno Poetry: Booker T. and W.E.B. by Dudley Randall“It seems to me,” said Booker T.,“It shows a mighty lot of cheekTo study chemistry and …

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Care Package for Monday, Feb. 3, 2020

Happy Birthday:  Norman Rockwell, artistBorn Feb. 3, 1894 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlufEZCh1Mk 50 States, 100 Weeks: Doll’s Head Trail, Atlanta, GA Photo credit: wanderlustatlanta.com Music: Cult of Personality by Living Colour  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xxgRUyzgs0 Poetry: Lift Every Voice and Sing by James Weldon JohnsonLift every voice and singTill earth and heaven ring,Ring with the harmonies of Liberty;Read more Holiday: Black …

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Care Package for Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020

Happy Birthday: Langston Hughes, poetBorn Feb. 1, 1902 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuNCsMCl8Ug 50 States, 100 Weeks: Georgia Guidestones, Elberton, GA Photo credit: slate.com Music: Weightless Again by The Handsome Family https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkdjbk_G6pw Poetry: Billie Holiday by E. Ethelbert Miller sometimes the deafhear better than the blindRead more Holiday: Black History Month https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUDA5NLnGYY Comic Book Artist Spotlight: Denys CowanHardware #1, DC/Milestone …

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