R.I.P. Kenny Rogers

Kenneth Ray Rogers sunrise 8/21/38 in Houston Texas, sunset 3/20/2020. He had more than 120 hit singles. He retired in 2015.

Happy 77th Birthday Elaine Brown

A woman in the Black Power movement was considered, at best, irrelevant. A woman asserting herself was a pariah. If a black woman assumed a role of leadership, she was said to be eroding black manhood, to be hindering the progress of the black race. She was an enemy of the black people…. I knew I had to muster something mighty to manage the Black Panther Party.