Song of the Day: Jump Shamador
Did you know?
Martin Luther King Jr. improvised the most iconic part of his “I Have a Dream Speech.”
“In his book, “Behind the Dream,” King speechwriter Clarence B. Jones told the story of what really happened as King prepared for the speech and the astonishing thing that occurred as he was delivering it. I’ll summarize the story and follow it with the vital lesson it carries for contemporary leaders.” Read more on Forbes
Black Educator: Mary Jane Patterson
The child of fugitive slaves, Patterson was the first African-American woman to receive a college degree when she graduated from Oberlin College in 1862. She later taught at the Institute for Colored Youths and became the principal of the Preparatory High School for Negroes. Read More