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“Esperanza Spalding” Spray Paint & Collage on 20″ x 16″ Canvas by Me & My Wife

A tribute to Esperanza Spalding who is an American jazz bassist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own compositions.

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You may not remember his name, but if you heard his story it would sound very familiar to you. He is Chris Gardner. The man who once slept in the BART station bathroom with his infant son because he had no place to go. A man who never used his situation as an excuse to give up or give in.

It’s incredibly inspirational to listen to Chris speak. It was so inspirational that Will Smith decided to produce a movie about Chris’ life a few years ago. “Pursuit of happyness” Spelled wrong intentionally to remind himself of the inner city pre-school he used to drop his son off to when he lived in San Francisco.

Watch this video of Chris’ commencement speech to the class of 2009 at the University of California Berkley.

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Check here all month  for “fast facts”  in celebration of Black History Month. On This Day In Black History…

February 7, 1967 – Chris Rock Born
Comedian, author, recording artist, actor, and talk show host Chris Rock was born in South Carolina. He will become a critically comedian, hosting his self titled show on HBO. He will also bring to the forefront a boycott of the flag of his birthplace. He will star in and make a few movies of his own
  • 1926; Carter G. Woodson creates Negro History Week. In 1976 it became Black History Month
  • 1945; Irwin Molison appointed judge of the US Customs Court
  • 1972; Alcorn A&M College opened
  • 1974; Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain

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