One Fabulous Blogging Year

It is the one -year anniversary of MMMoffamilyentertainment and we have had a phenomenal year!! I started this blog last September as a outlet to help me talk about all the exciting things my family does and it has turned into something so much more!! I want to thank everyone who has been so supportive … Continue reading One Fabulous Blogging Year

Black History Legends….Day 27

Sarah Boone (February 1932-1904) Pictured above: The inventor of  a revolutionary item that we use on  daily basis to help keep our clothes on straight.  Introducing..... Pictured above: The Iron Board reinvented in 1887 by Sarah Boone and  U.S. patented in April 1892. Pictured above: First iron and Iron board prototypes.  Since the first one was introduced … Continue reading Black History Legends….Day 27

Black History Legends….Day 26

"Something Good" (movie) Cinema 1898 (29 seconds long) The First Negro Kiss on film. Pictured above: A movie called "Something Good" featuring actors Saint Suttle and Gertie Brown from Chicago. Listed below are movies that introduced African-Americans in the early 1900's. A Fool and His Money 1912 Railroad Porter 1913 Lime Kiln Club Field … Continue reading Black History Legends….Day 26

Black History Legends…..Day 23

Richard Theodore Greener (January 30, 1844-May 2, 1922) Pictured above: He was the first African-American graduate of Harvard College (Harvard University School of Law in 1907.  He received his Bachelor's degree in 1870.   Pictured above: Harvard College founded in 1817 and located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Pictured above: The first degree issued to an African-American in the late … Continue reading Black History Legends…..Day 23

Black History Legends….Day 11

John Mercer Langston (December 14, 1829- November 15, 1899) Pictured above:  John Mercer Langston was an abolitionist, attorney, educator, activist, diplomat and politician in the United States.  He was the youngest of 4 children who was born to freed blacks in Louisa County Virginia 1829.  The house above belonged to him and is now an … Continue reading Black History Legends….Day 11

Black History Legends….Day 10

Charles F. Gardner  ( 1886-1951)Elfrida, Arizona Pictured above: Charles F. Gardner- the owner of the only Negro store of its kind in the electrician and locksmith business.  This shop was located in Chicago, Illinois on 2933 State Street during circa 1899.   Pictured above: Marian Anderson born February 27, 1897-April 8, 1993 in Philadelphia. Pictured above: … Continue reading Black History Legends….Day 10

Black History Legends……Day 8

Moses Fleetwood Walker October 7, 1856-May 11, 1924 Pictured above: Moses is sitting grouped with his (minor league) Oberlin College Team in 1880's. Pictured above: Walker is posing with the (AA) Toledo Blue Stockings of 1884.  He joined the team on May 1, 1884 and played 42 games, averaged .263, scored 23 runs until he injured … Continue reading Black History Legends……Day 8

Black History Month….Day 7

Thomas Mundy Peterson a.k.a Thomas Henry Peterson (October 6, 1824-February 4, 1904) Pictured above: African-American men standing in line for the first time to vote on March 31, 1870 including Thomas Mundy Peterson who was first in line. Pictured above: Thomas Mundy Peterson was honored with a Gold Medallion from the city of Perth Amboy, New Jersey … Continue reading Black History Month….Day 7

Black History Month….Day 5

John Willis Menard-(April 3, 1838-October 9, 1893) Pictured above: Born in New Orleans, Louisiana he was the first African-American to serve in Congress. Pictured above: John Willis Menard addressing the House of Representatives in 1869 as he takes his seat in Congress. Pictured above: John Willis Menard attended both Ohio Central College , Muskingum University and … Continue reading Black History Month….Day 5