……black history month

black history month 2017

Creating this simple page to learn, teach or share…. Here are some links for:

Black History Month 2017

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Calendar of Events and historical information to learn about and share

In depth feature on some of the best stories on race and identity.

Famous African Americans throughout history

And here’s a nice site called “Black Facts” 


MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only LOVE can do that.

CICELY TYSON Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.

LANGSTON HUGHES I swear to the Lord, I still can’t see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.

MAYA ANGELOU One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We cant be kind, true, merciful, generous or honest.

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Don’t lose heart America

As always, I am musically yours, Gregory

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……happy anniversary

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Thanks to all of you for making this happen…..

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY GREGORY ABBOTT

from the Abbott team….

1/17/87 Hot 100 number-one

Gregory Abbott ‎– Shake You Down
“Shake You Down” is a song by American R&B artist, writer and producer Gregory Abbott. It was released in September 1986 as the lead single from his debut album. It became Abbott’s biggest hit and was certified platinum by the RIAA. Abbott went on the chart with several other songs as well. The track is also featured in the 2007 film Are We Done Yet?
It went to number one on the black singles chart in October 1986, and on January 17, 1987, it reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Billboard ranked it as the No. 3 song for 1987. 

AND… from Billboard Magazine.
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Musically yours, Gregory
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……2017

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Wishing you wonderful people success and fulfillment in the New Year. You are the absolute best, and deserve all the happiness that life has available.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2017

God Bless

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Musically Yours, Gregory