Cube Steak with Mushroom Gravy — Fox Valley Foodie

Cube steak with mushroom gravy is a hearty and inexpensive family dinner featuring tender seasoned cubed steak smothered in a luxurious brown gravy. Reach for that cast iron pan, dust off some memories of grandma’s kitchen, and step back in time with this old-fashioned dish brimming with flavor. It is hard to find a more… viaContinue reading “Cube Steak with Mushroom Gravy — Fox Valley Foodie”

21 Most Successful Black Entrepreneurs Throughout History

Originally posted on Be a Seed for Change:
Here are 21 of the most successful black entrepreneurs throughout history: James Forten A Philadelphia sailmaker, Forten invented a sailmaking device that enabled him to create a highly profitable business. By the 1830s, he was worth an estimated $100,000 (or approximately $2.5 million today, when adjusted for…

Septima Poinsette – activist,teacher, wife – Black History

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Septima Poinsette Clark was a teacher and civil rights activist whose citizenship schools helped enfranchise and empower African Americans. Born on May 3, 1898, in Charleston, South Carolina, Septima Poinsette Clark branched out into social action with the NAACP while working as a teacher. As part of…

Anna Julia Cooper ~ freedom class birthright humanity

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Anna Julia Haywood Cooper was a writer, teacher, and activist who championed education for African Americans and women. Born into bondage in 1858 in Raleigh, North Carolina, she was the daughter of an enslaved woman, Hannah Stanley, and her owner, George Washington Haywood

Terry McMillan excerpted in Essence 2008 … Black History is American History

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  AP – FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2008 file photo, author Terry McMillan arrives to the Evidence Dance Company’s … By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Hillel Italie, Ap National Writer – Tue May 18, 6:29 am ET NEW YORK – In honor of its 40th anniversary, Essence magazine is bringing back an…


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