We are living in a society where the accomplishments of many African Americans have been forgotten or erased. This audiobook is small tribute to many of these outstanding men of color. This book cannot even come close to recognizing the many achievements of these men but this is only the beginning of a lifelong committment to honor these great men's works.
"A great audio book about great African Americans"
Ever since the fitness craze in the 1980s, we have become a nation increasingly aware of our health and physique. Millions of dollars are spent every year in the quest for a perfect body. Gyms are big business, personal trainers are making a tidy living helping people stay fit, and body building supplements are at an all-time level of performance. In actuality, the sport of body building has been around for quite some time.
Great African-American Men in America's History is a snapshot of some of the accomplishments of these great men. African American men have excelled in sphere of America's society. These men have excelled in education, the military, science, relegion, sports, and every other area of American society. This book is a simple tribute to these men of excellence.
"Great African American Men"
Many historians in the past have seen Constantine as a secret pagan who used Christianity as a political device or a God-sent Emperor who converted a whole nation to Christianity. Since Constantine's personal beliefs allowed for both paganism and Christianity, he created an Empire of tolerance or a religiously neutral realm (as far as what you wanted to believe).
"painful to listen to"
Within a few years of its first issue in 1951, Jet, a pocket-sized magazine, became the "bible" for news of the civil rights movement. It was said, only half-jokingly, "If it wasn't in Jet, it didn't happen." Writing for the magazine and its glossy, big sister Ebony, for 53 years, longer than any other journalist, Washington bureau chief Simeon Booker was on the front lines of virtually every major event of the revolution that transformed America.
Increase muscle mass with this bodybuilding guide. Are you looking to pack on some serious size, muscle mass? Michael L. Becker an Amazon number-one best-selling author has lifted weights for several decades and has found what works and what doesn't when it comes to increasing muscle mass. Most guys in the gym have a herd mentality when it comes to formulating their workouts. They talk to someone that is working out and follow their workouts or worst yet they follow professional bodybuilders' workouts and wonder why their growth comes to a screeching halt.
A powerful collection of heartfelt and thought provoking poems guaranteed to capture your hearts. The author will stimulate your mind as he speaks his mind on many topics women have been wanting to hear men speak on such as: faith, family, love, sex, fatherhood, politics, and many more. Your hearts will be captured by poems such as "Different Last Names", in which the author shares the heartache and pain he and his beautiful daughter went through from having different last names.
Do you want a better life? Do you want to become healthier, wealthier, or more successful? Then a vision board is a perfect way to ensure that your dreams will come true. It's the beginning of making concrete plans, and it empowers its user to move on. Inspiring and motivational quotes, images, and other ideas can be added to this visualization tool that has enabled millionaires and celebrities to get where they are today. If you haven't made a vision board yet, then don't wait and longer and use these suggestions and facts to create a better vision board than ever!
In Letters to My Daughters: Poetic Affirmations of Love From A Father, Avery Washington affirms his adoration and appreciation for his daughters in an incredibly endearing and empowering way. His poems flow from the heart of a protective father to the soul of a young girl who is learning herself and finding her way in the world.
Read these compelling, interesting and true short stories of various individuals who went through chilling experiences such as rape, conviction, addiction, infidelity, incest, abuse, death of a loved one and other unusual childhood events. These stories are intended to educate, expose, encourage and motivate others who have similar experiences that changed their past and their present. Each chapter has a different story, but in the end, all are connected because of the impact of the event in their lives.
The 16th and 17th centuries saw the emergence of a new threat to government and organized society. Privateers and pirates raided along the coast of powerful countries and were, at times, at war with England, France, and Spain. They developed their own system of rules, a code of morality, and a very rough form of government. Pirates were eventually able to organize behind a captain who eventually would become like a governor with judicial power over all the pirates and control over settlements taken by the pirates in raids.
"Not even worth $4"
A gripping, informative, and balanced assessment of a commanding and perplexing American politician - the first by a black journalist.
This is a brief article that explores the early state of affairs when the Latter-Day Saints (or Mormons) arrived in Utah. The government operated as a theocracy with Brigham Young, the Prophet, acting as the governor. Trace elements of a theocracy linger in the church's structure to this day.
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
No one gets married expecting to get divorced. Why bother in the first place? We are filled with hope when we say "I do" to that other person. But the cold reality is that the divorce rate worldwide is ridiculously high and is rising every day. There was once a time when people got married and it stuck. In fact many times, these people got married after knowing each other for only a short time. They didn't live together first. They never got intimate just to "test the waters". They dove in head first and were determined to make it last.
Author Avery Washington's style of poetry is compassionate and thought provoking. His childhood experiences, being raised by a single mother, have created this huge heart he has for women and children. Avery Washington's gift of words in Mother reads as a universal anthem for respecting the beautiful women in our lives. He has created a unique platform to pour out his love for not only his family, but for other families as well, setting an example that men can revere women without being regarded as weak.
"Moving And Short Enough To Keep My Attention"
The use of intercessory beings in prayer hasn't always been the normal accepted practice. As Christianity and paganism began to merge under the rule of the Byzantine Empire, many elements that existed within paganism were "Christianized" and adapted for use by the Church. This article will trace a possible origin for the use of intercessory beings in Christian prayer and will use evidence from the scriptures and noncanonical Christian books to weigh the use of intercessory beings against prayer.
True spirituality requires that one develop a cosmic consciousness. Words are the containers by which the power of the Spirit (Universe) is shipped into the realm of the material world. It's critical for a spiritual man, a cultural warrior to achieve a state of clarity, within which he will be able to handle the power of the Spirit. The fundamental challenge for the warrior is to bring the immensity of the power of the Spirit alive in the Universe to bear on the circumstances of everyday living.
This audio-article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
Mandela - In Memoriam is an audiobook of verse written to celebrate the global icon of freedom, late Nelson Mandela. Containing 27 Torches of Liberty, the poems are for those who loved the man Mandela was and his undying legacies.