Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Happy SumMEr Solstice & Happy 92nd LIFe Affirmation Day To THE Immortal Arthur 'Soldier Boy Grip' Taylor!!!






Happy SumMEr Solstice & Happy 92nd LIFe Affirmation Day To THE Immortal Arthur 'Soldier Boy Grip' Taylor!!!

JUNe 20th Was Not Only THE Longest Day Of THE Year But Also Marked THE 92Nd LIFe Affirmation Day Observation Of My Late Maternal GrandfaTHEr, Arthur ‘Soldier Boy Grip’ Taylor….My GrandfaTHEr Was THE BEst Black Man That I Have Ever Known & THE GREatest Man I Have Ever MEt…Although HE Has BEen Gone For 11 Years His SpirIT Keeps MarchIN On IN My Heart & MEmory…My GrandfaTHEr Was Generous To A Fault, Loyal To THE Bone, & A True SouTHErn Gentleman…For A Man WITh Just A High School Education HE Was Very WEll REad: HE Was WEll Familiar WITh THE Works Of Richard Wright & Langston Hughes As HE Was WITh THE Sports Section…

DurINg WW 2 My GrandfaTHEr Was A MEmBEr Of THE Legendary REd Ball ExpREss, A UNIT Of Mostly African AMErican Army Truck Drivers Who DeliveREd Supplies INcludINg Food, Oil & AmmUNITion While DodgINg Sniper Bullets And Enemy Bombs To THE Rapidly AdvancINg Allied Forces IN Europe Post D Day Led By General Patton & THE 3rd Army…My GrandfaTHEr Fought IN THE Battle Of THE Bulge...

HE Was Also A GIFted Baseball Player Who Was Scouted By THE Negro Leagues’ Kansas CITy Monarchs (A Major League Baseball Player, E.B. BlackWEll,Was So ImpREssed WITh My GandfaTHEr’s Skills That HE Told Him HE Should Play On THE Brooklyn Dodgers Alongside Jackie RobINson)…UNfortUNately, HE Was Seriously INjuREd IN THE War & Was Not Able To Pursue His DREam Of PlayIN Baseball (HE Contracted TB Of THE SpINe, Had Several BraIN Surgeries & Had To Spend A Year ConvalescINg IN A Full Body Cast)…

Although My GrandfaTHEr Was ‘100% Disabled’ From WW2, HE Did Not Start REceivIN His BEnefITs UNtil 1955, SoME 10 Yrs After THE End Of THE War…My GrandfaTHEr Felt That THE War RobBEd Him Of His Youth & DREams…NeverTHEless, HE BEcaME A Devoted & LovINg Family Man, RaisIN 6 ChildREn INcludINg My Mom WITh My BE-YOU-TOO-FULL GrandmoTHEr, Hattie Mae Taylor…My GrandfaTHEr Was Also A CertIFied Tailor & Only IN HINdsight Do I Now REalize How UNusual IT Was That HE Was So Exceptional @ SewINg & StITchINg… HE Was A Real REnaissance Man…

And BEst BElieve That My GrandfaTHEr SuffeREd Trauma Not Only From WW2 But THE Bigger War Of WhITe SupREmacy/Racism…My GrandfaTHEr Was IN Constant Physical PaIN For All THE Days Of His Adult LIFe Post War But Did Not Take THE REquiREd Daily MEdication On A REgular Basis…WHEn HE Lost A LUNg To Cancer HE Kept On SmokIN His FavorITe Cigars For 30 Plus MOOR Years…HE Was As Tough & Durable As THEy CoME…

As A Black Man From Mississippi HE Had Demons HE Had To Deal WITh But NeverTHEless HE Made His PoWErful Contribution & Pay IT Forward…OTHErwise I Wouldn’t BE HERE…My GrandfaTHEr Was Truly BEyond Category…WE LOVE YOU MADLY SOLDIER BOY GRIP!!! ‪#‎R2c2h2Says‬

You Can Check Out My Comic Blog I CREated IN His Honor IF You Want MOOR Stories & INsight…
Arthur ‘Soldier Boy Grip’ Taylor Chronicles
http://www.soldierboygrip.blogspot.com

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

#REMEmBErFortPillow!!! @ASALHMEmphis Honors THE Martyrs On THE 152 Yr Anniversary Of THE MassacRE Which Took THE Lives Of 300 Black UNion Soldiers & THEir Families By Confederate Forces Led By General & First KKK Grand Wizard Nathan BEdford ForREst

















Apr 12, 2016, Marks THE 152 Yr Anniversary Of THE ‪#‎FortPillowMassacRE‬...This Event OccurREd IN 1864 @ Fort Pillow,TN DurIN THE AMEriKKKan Civil War (Which Started April 12, 1861)...Over 300 Black UNion Soldiers & THEir Families (WoMEn & ChildREn) WERE Lynched & SlaughteREd By KKKonfederate Forces Led By THE INfamous Gen. Nathan BEdford ForREst....Black Soldiers WERE Not AlloWEd To SurREnder...ImagINe IF 300 Black Folks WERE Shot IN THE Back Or WITh THEir Hands Up By THE KKKops All At THE SaME TiME & You Would Get AN Idea Of THE AtrocITies CommITted...Asalh Memphis HonoREd THEse Brave MEn @ THEir SacREd Burial Place IN MEmphis National CeMEtary WITh A WREath LayINg CeREmony....This Was THE First TiME IN 152 Years That THEse Brave Ancestors WERE HonoREd IN This Fashion...THE CeREmony INcluded THE REadINg Of THE NaMEs Of THE Martyrs & HEroes, Color Guard PREsentation, 'Color ComMEntary' By MEmphis ASALH Pres. (Dr. ClaREnce Christian), THE PlayIN Of 'Taps' Via Trumpet By Yours Truly & THE PerformINg Of African Ancestral Drums By Bro. Ekpe Abioto...ME & Bro. Ekpe CombINed Forces To Do A Improv Musical Salute To THE Ancestors As WEll Which Will BE Posted Shortly...SoME Of THE Bodies ARE Buried IN UNmarked Mass Graves Due To THE ThUNderstorm That OccurREd IN 1867 WHEn THE Bodies WERE ExhuMEd & BEINg TransferREd From Fort Pillow To THEir CurREnt REstINg Place...THE Storm Washed THE NaMEs Off Many Of THE CoffINs Which WERE WrITten WITh Chalk...SoME Of THE Bodies I BElieve ARE Still @ Fort Pillow State Park...I Felt A Strong Ancestral PREsence At THE Fort WHEn I WEnt THERE Earlier This Year...Will ShaRE MOOR About That Experience Soon...Special Thanks To Tha Artivist's Mom, Queen Callie Herd, A Proud ASALH MEmBEr & Vice PREsident Of THE W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group INc. For TakINg THE Lead On This ExtraordINary Project...SHE Was Able To, WITh THE HElp Of Our ASALH Chapter, CommUNITy EntITies, Local Small BusINesses, & Grassroots MINded INdividuals, To Pull This Event Off IN Less Than 2 WEeks...I Truly Felt That THE Ancestors WERE Truly Pleased WITh THE Effort... WE heart emoticon U Madly Sis. Callie Herd...W.E. A.L.L. B.E. News Was THE Only News EntITy To AnsWEr THE Call To Cover This Historic Event...WE Will Have MOOR Photos As WEll As Video & ComMEntary Available Soon...Stay Out Of TUNe To Stay IN TUNed!!! ‪#‎R2c2h2Says‬ ‪#‎REMEmBErFortPillow‬ ‪#‎NeverForGet‬ ASALH: Association for the Study of African American Life and History The New Tri-State Defender Karanja A. Ajanaku Wiley Henry Lorenzo Komboa Ervin Renee Black Yasmin Gabriel Aisha NolaDarling Raison Amenet Tiye Aja Zola Susanne Jackson David Jevon Fantroy Sr. Daren Muhammad Daryl Scott Gee Joyner Kheri Hines Reid Scotty Black Talk Radio Network Andre Johnson Taylor Watkins Antonio Newsom Deke Pope Mo Thomas Hilary Winfield Chad Josiah Divinity Within Lacresha Denise Berry 1340 WLOK AM 1070 WDIA HuffPost Black Voices Ebony Essence Earle J. Fisher TV One Roland Martin The Final Call The Chicago Defender New Pittsburgh Courier Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper Mary McDown-benton Sheena Clark Mawu Trowo Lizzie TaylorThe Rant! intellectual banterfor positive results Michigan Chronicle WREG News Channel 3 WMC Action News 5 Wendi C. Thomas FOX13 Memphis Ivory Taylor Mutv1 Black Thought HOT 107.1 K97 FM Chad Josiah TheGrio

Thursday, March 03, 2016

W.E. A.L.L. B.E. TV: Nation Of Islam REp REsponds To Dr. Umar Johnson & Dick GREgory On @LouisFarrakhan & @Scientology

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W.E. A.L.L. B.E. TV: THE Black Church Pays Tribute To Black History & Carter G. Woodson #BlackHistoryMatters~2/14/2016

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W.E. A.L.L. B.E. TV: Judge Joe Brown On AntonIN Scalia's Death & Legacy, Hillary ClINton, FLINt Water Crisis, Oscars...

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W.E. A.L.L. B.E. TV: WITnessINg BroTHEr Malcolm X, THE Master Teacher: An INterview WITh A Peter Bailey~2/25/2016

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