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Father-Daughter Pilot Duo Celebrate Father’s Retirement After 44 Years Of Flying The Friendly Skies

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Father-Daughter Pilot Duo Celebrate Father’s Retirement After 44 Years Of Flying The Friendly Skies

This is remarkable! A father-daughter pilot duo recently celebrated the father’s retirement after 44 years of flying the friendly skies. Fiona Austin-McDonald took to social media to wish her father, Wade Austin-McDonald a happy 65th birthday while simultaneously congratulating him on his retirement after 44 years of being a pilot.    View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝙵𝚒♡︎ (@fipilot)   A Guyana native who relocated to Antigua, Wade, was first inspired to become a pilot at the age of 7 after receiving a PanAm jet toy for Christmas. Ever since then, he dedicated his life to pursuing...

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This 103-Year-Old Has Seen 100 Years Of Voting History - Including Her Soror Kamala Harris

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This 103-Year-Old Has Seen 100 Years Of Voting History - Including Her Soror Kamala Harris

What a blessing! Leona Farris has seen more than her fair share of history. Born in 1917, She was two when the 19th Amendment gave some women the right vote and 48 before the Voting Rights Act of 1965 prohibited racial discrimination against all voters. Now, she is thankful she could vote for the first Black woman, who happens to be her soror, to become vice president of the United States. Nine years before her birth Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Incorporated, was founded at Howard University in 1908. Her daughter, Laura Farris-Daugherty, spoke to the Akron Beacon Journal about her mother’s...

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Oakland Teen Receives A Call From Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris After His Painting Of Her Goes Viral

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Oakland Teen Receives A Call From Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris After His Painting Of Her Goes Viral

The kids are alright! 14-year-old Tyler Gordon went viral last Sunday after sharing a timelapse video of himself painting a portrait of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. On Thursday, she surprised him with a phone call to express her amazement. "I'm overwhelmed with just the magnificence of your artistry," Harris told Gordon. "You really have a gift, my goodness. I was so touched to see it." Thank you so much Mrs. @KamalaHarris it was amazing talking with you today!!!Also thank you Mrs. @ChelseaClinton for believing in me and helping me to reach Mrs. Harris!!! pic.twitter.com/5eA6Oy2WtG — Tyler Gordon (@Official_tylerg) November 26,...

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Group of Black Entrepreneurs Pay For Over 40k In Groceries For Customers In Atlanta

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Group of Black Entrepreneurs Pay For Over 40k In Groceries For Customers In Atlanta

Tis the season to give back! A group of Black entrepreneurs in Atlanta, Georgia surprised unsuspecting customers at Kroger’s when they stepped in to handle all payments at the cash register for over two hours! It happened on Tuesday, November 23 when Jason Lobdell and his entrepreneurial friends went to the grocery store with plans to spend $30,000 to bless others, 11Alive reports. After commandeering 12 registers for a little over two hours, they exceeded their initial budget hitting around $40,000. However, Lobdell and his friends consider it money well spent. "We had women literally crying saying ‘thank you,’ so we...

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This Black Surgeon Braided His Patient’s Hair Prior To Surgery, Inspiring People To Seek Out Black Doctors

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This Black Surgeon Braided His Patient’s Hair Prior To Surgery, Inspiring People To Seek Out Black Doctors

This is such a beautiful story! A patient’s story of the Black surgeon who braided her hair went viral, inspiring even more people to seek out Black doctors, Essence reports.  This past June, India Marshall had to undergo skull surgery to remove benign bone growth on her forehead. When she awakened, she discovered that her glorious head of curls had been braided neatly, something she assumed the nurses did, making it easier to clean her incision. Upon her follow up visit with her surgeon, Dr. Jewel Greywoods, she discovered that he was the one who braided her hair, literally bringing tears to...

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