Commemorating 400 Years of African Impact

As a child growing up in Hampton, visits to Fort Monroe were commonplace. It was right up the road a little from where I lived, and it was very easy to get to. My memories of visiting the Fort included touring the Casemate Museum, as well as being in proximity to the esteemed Chamberlain Hotel. […]

Gabrielle Douglas: historical and breathtaking

I am speechless and teary-eyed. As I sit here, I am reflecting on this tweet from the US Olympic Team (@USOlympic) that has impacted me so much: “Way to go, @GabrielleDoug! Douglas is #TeamUSA’s fourth ever Olympic all-around champion and earns her second GOLD of these Games!” And this one from gymnast Chellsie Memmel: “AMAZING […]