Black History Month-Lewis Howard Latimer

Lewis Howard Latimer was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on September 4, 1848, to parents who had fled slavery. Latimer learned the art of mechanical drawing while working at a patent firm. Over the course of his career as a draftsman, Latimer worked closely with Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell, in addition to designing his own inventions including carbon filaments that enabled mass production of the light bulb. » Continue reading “Black History Month-Lewis Howard Latimer”

Black History Month-Event Invite

You are cordially invited to attend an evening in concert with Kathy Taylor on Saturday, February 8, 2014, 7:00 pm, presented by the St. John AME Church Music & Arts Ministry.  Kathy Taylor is an accomplished national recording artist, minister of music, songwriter, producer, and community activist.  Kathy currently serves as Minister of Music at Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston which is the largest United Methodist Church in America.  Kathy has ministered before Queen Elizabeth II, former President Bill Clinton, Senator Hillary Clinton, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Cicely Tyson, Maya Angelou, and many others.  Kathy has received resounding critical acclaim for her outstanding, soul-stirring, and inspirational performances. » Continue reading “Black History Month-Event Invite”