Dropping to second isn’t bad….Rays verses Yankees fighting all the way

On Sports in Florida....    Tampa Bay Rays are now in second place after losing the last game against the Yankees which are their number one competition. Eastern Standings: Yankees  29-17 Tampa Bay Rays  27-17 Red Sox  25-22 Blue Jays  19-28 Orioles  15-32   Tampa Bay Rays has 2 secret weapons to close out games...but lately … Continue reading Dropping to second isn’t bad….Rays verses Yankees fighting all the way

Under Pressure….It isn’t easy being a Rays player

Tropicana Field located in St. Petersburg, Florida is home to our own Tampa Bay Rays!! Coach: Kevin Cash (Tampa Bay Rays) Our starting lineup for the Tampa Bay Rays: Ji-Man Choi, Kevin Kiermaier, Yandy Diaz, Brandon Lowe, Daniel Robertson, Tommy Pham, Guillermo Heredio and Austin Meadows Pitcher Tyler Glassman was 4-0 until last night when he … Continue reading Under Pressure….It isn’t easy being a Rays player

Black History Legends……Day 28

Richard Overton (May 11, 1906-December 27, 2018) Oldest living African-American man and World War 2 Veteran Technician fifth grade rank and stationed at unit 1887th Engineer Aviation Battalion https://youtu.be/KWo7_-stRqA Born in Bastrop County, Texas.  He received many awards and honors for his years of service between 1940-1945.  Combat Infantryman Badge  Meritorious Unit Commendation  U.S. Army … Continue reading Black History Legends……Day 28

Black History in the Making….Day 25

Tia Norfleet (May 1, 1986- NASCAR's first African-American professional women driver from Norfolk, Virginia. Pictured above: Tia Norfleet, the first African-American licensed race car driver. Pictured above: Tia and her famous dad, Bobby Norfleet, who's retired now, taught her everything she knows.  He has raced motorcycles, drag cars and stock cars. Pictured above: Bobby Norfleet and Tia … Continue reading Black History in the Making….Day 25

Black History in the Making….Day 24

(November 7, 1950- Pictured above: She was the born in Lansing, Michigan to parents Golden and Clinton Canady along with her younger brother.  Her mother was and educator and her father was a dentist.  Pictured above: Alexa Canady was inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame in 1989. Pictured above: She was named Teacher of the Year … Continue reading Black History in the Making….Day 24

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 22

Lonnie Johnson (October 6, 1949- Pictured above: Lonnie Johnson-The creator of one of the most fun things to play with in the summertime to cool-off....introducing... Super Soaker!!!  Greatest toy invented by Johnson that shoots water for fun and play!!   Pictured above: His ideal for the Super Soaker originated in the U.S. Air Force.  The Super Soaker … Continue reading Black History Legends….Day 22

Black History Legends….Day 21

"I'd rather make 700$ a week playing a maid, then 7$ a week being a maid." Hattie D. Hattie McDaniel  (June 10, 1895- October 26, 1952) Pictured above: Hattie McDaniel well-known as being the fist African-American to win an Academy Award/Oscar for her role in "Gone With The Wind" alongside side her co-stars Vivian Leigh and … Continue reading Black History Legends….Day 21

Black History Legends…..Day 17

Dr. Joseph N. Jackson (December 25, 1913-July 29, 2009) 95 years old U.S. Army Retired Non-Commission Officer and inventor of "The Wireless Clicker" Pictured above: The next time you are watching television, remember this guy, he made the television more enjoyable.  He invented the remote control. He holds 6 patents in the area of telecommunications and … Continue reading Black History Legends…..Day 17

Black History Legends….Day 16

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee  ( June 1, 1942- 1st African-American physician to become a medical school dean in 1993. Pictured above: Barbara Ross-Lee with her well known sister Diana Ross.  They grew up in Detroit and Barbara earned degrees in Biology and Chemistry in 1965. Pictured above:  Lee earned the position as Dean of the Heritage College … Continue reading Black History Legends….Day 16