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Adversity has always been the resilient spark that ignites the courage and tenacity of Black people. Through the darkest days of American history, the African American spirit always rises from the ashes of hate, discrimination, and most recently rising levels of micro-inequities.
The stories of personal achievement overcoming problems show the true merit of Black people and give us the hope and promise to move forward in spite of our difficulties . On today’s show we’ll capture that spirit by telling the stories of three great Americans both past and present.
Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Bishop Richard Allen. And Mary Tuitt. Woodson was the founder of Black History Month. Allen was the founder of the AME Church. And Tuitt is a modern day Navy veteran turned public servant and community activist.
Three different individuals from three different era. But all representing the best of the best in the Black community.
Carter Godwin Woodson (Dec. 19, 1875 – April 3, 1950) was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African-American history. A founder of The Journal of Negro History in 1915, Woodson has been cited as the father of black history. In Feb. 1926 he announced the celebration of "Negro History Week", considered the precursor of Black History Month.
Carter G. Woodson was born in Buckingham County, Virginia, the son of former slaves, James and Eliza Riddle Woodson. His father helped Union soldiers during the Civil War and moved his family to West Virginia when he heard that Huntington was building a high school for blacks.
Coming from a large, poor family, Carter could not regularly attend school. Through self-instruction, he mastered the fundamentals of common school subjects by age 17. Wanting more education, Carter went to Fayette County to earn a living as a miner in the coal fields. He was able to devote only a few months each year to his schooling.
In 1895, at the age of 20, Woodson entered Douglass High School, where he received his diploma in less than two years.From 1897 to 1900, Woodson taught at Winona in Fayette County. In 1900 he was selected as the principal of Douglass High School. He earned his Bachelor of Literature degree from Berea College in Kentucky in 1903 by taking classes part-time between 1901 and 1903.
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Join Dr. Cheryl Woodson, as she addressies the concerns of people who've been blessed to be on the planet more than 40 years. She also guides you to AGE EXCELLELNTLY as you care for seniors without destroying yourself. Today, the topic is Life Balance. Join the conversation at 914-803-4503.
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Dr. Carter G. Woodson was born in Buckingham County, Virginia on Dec. 19, 1875, to former slaves, James & Eliza Riddle Woodson. His father helped Union soldiers during the Civil War & moved his family to West Virginia when he heard that Huntington was building a high school for Blacks.
From a large, poor family, Dr. Woodson could not regularly attend school. Through self-instruction, he mastered the fundamentals of common school subjects by age 17. Wanting more education, he went to Fayette County to earn a living as a miner in the coal fields. He was able to devote only a few months each year to his schooling.
In 1895, at the age of 20, Dr. Woodson entered Douglass High School, where he received his diploma in less than 2 years. From 1897 to 1900, Dr. Woodson taught at Winona in Fayette County. In 1900 he was selected as the principal of Douglass High School. He earned his Bachelor of Literature degree from Berea College in Kentucky in 1903 by taking classes part-time between 1901 & 1903.
Convinced the role of African American history & the history of other cultures was being ignored or misrepresented among scholars, Dr. Woodson saw a need for research into the neglected past of African Americans. Along with Alexander L. Jackson, Dr. Woodson published The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861 in 1915. He followed this book with The Mis-Education of the Negro in 1933.
The Bronzeville neighborhood inspired him to create the Assn. for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915. Now known as the Assn. for the Study of African American Life and History, it ran conferences, published The Journal of Negro History, and "particularly targeted those responsible for the education of black children".
Today on "It's My House" we shall explore the teachings of Carter G. Woodson.............the man known as the Father Of Black History here in the United States Of America.
We shall also take a look at how we are "schooled". There are different "distinctions" of schools and which one you attend can affect your entire life:
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Geriatrician and author Cheryl Woodson, M.D., discusses how to live your dreams, handle the challenges of elder care, and AGE EXCELLENTLY! every Sunday morning on the BOLD Movers Network. Tune in for discussions that will empower and prepare you to live your best life, no matter what age.
This week, Dr. Woodson's guest is renowned professional geriatric care manager, Kitty Watson. Learn how Kitty and her colleagues can help you care for seniors without destroying yourself.
Amy Woodson is the owner of Lavish Earth which specializes in high vibration, high energy crystals and minerals. Having a deep reverence for the natural world and the incredible forces that create the rich and varied mineral world, she also is in communication with the crystals she works with and loves to bring in the healing energy they offer in her sessions.
Amy graduated from the White River School of Massage Therapy in 1993 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Special areas of study included Myofascial, Shiatsu, Reflexology and Aromatherapy. She spent time in the corporate world from 1995 to 2010, while at the same time studying and using alternative healing in her life and with her clients. Amy returned to school in 2011 to study Polarity Therapy at Spa Tech Institute in Westbrook, Maine. Polarity Therapy is a comprehensive course of study at Spa Tech and includes Polarity Yoga and nutrition as well as Dr. Randolph Stone's advanced body and energy techniques. Amy had the good fortune to study under Nancy Risley, the founder of Spa Tech and author of RYSE in 2012 for RYSE Practitioner Level II Training and is a Registered and Board Certified Polarity Therapist and RYSE Practitioner Level II.
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Join Cheryl Woodson, M.D., as she addresses the concerns of "Grown Folks" about adult health, How to AGE EXCELLENTLY!, dealing with the health system, eldercare, living your dreams. This week's discussion is The Nursing Home Decision: Surviving the pain, guilt and confusion to do the right thing.
Dr. Cheryl Woodson, MD will guest host on the Christian Coaches Huddle. Dr. Woodson will answer your health care questions for you. Some questions she will address . . . .
What are 5 symptoms of diabetes? If both of my parents are diatetics is it likely that I will be too. I was diagnosed with onset diabetes but I'm not on any medications. What foods should I stay away from.
Why is it important to have blood pressure under control? If I'm taking home made remedies (garlic water, apple cider vinegar, etc.) can I forgo my medications? Should I tell my doc that I'm taking home made remedies? why or why not??
I'm 50 and feel out of sorts. My doc says I might be perimenopause? I've never heard of this before. What is it, where did it come from and what should I do about it?
I hear of more people being diagnosed with late stage cancers. Are people ignoring the early symptoms or do certain cancers hide and make it difficult to diagnose.
I am in my 50's and was told I need to loose 25 lbs to decrease joing pain. I've tried but can't seem to loose the extra pounds. My doctor gave me a presription for a weight loss medication but I'm afraid to try it. What are your thoughts on prescription medication to loose weight. I rmember the stories from the 80's about people developing heart problems.
MD. Dr. Woodson will discuss and answer your questions about Senior Adult Health Issues. Please join us if you or someone you know is caring for a senior adult. Get answers to questions such as:
What idetermines when a senior should relenquish the car keys?
Why do some illness such as UTI seem to happen often with senior adults?
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What paperwork is required to ensure my dad's doctor can discuss his illness and treatment with us.
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