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Symphony Potato Chips, a Black owned family business consists of all natural gluten free potato chips!

Potato chips day

Who loves potato chips?  With so many flavors, you get

more and more excited about them.Many people love potato chips. I am one of those

people who love potato chips . Well, if you like or even love potato chips

Symphony Potato Chips , a black owned family business based in Atlanta

is at your service. That is ,in certain areas. Symphony Potato Chips

is rapidly becoming a household name. Dondre Anderson and his two daughters,

Amina and Amari launched this company.

 

Word has quickly spread about their gourmet seasoned, all natural gluten

free potato chips.  The company gets orders daily from 41 states.

Sales have come from the southeast, northeast, midwest and even

Hawaii. Dondre admitts they have had sales success in all but 9 states.

See? They taking over. Anderson encourages everyone to visit their

website http://www.symphonychips.com and place an order for a chance to

win a free 12 pack of chips. How sweet!

 

Their original flavor has been responsible for all their success,

but they are to soon release a new flavor called Smoked. The new flavor

was designed with smoked bbq in mind but with a gourmet twist.

Chef Andre says ” WHile others are searching for flavors for you to

snack on, we are providing a gourmet flavor you can feast on.” With

all the great feedback from Symphony’s Chips original flavor, they

are confident that their customers anticipate their new flavor. They

make sure to stay humble and disciplined.

Now, what a story! Have you heard of them ? Do they cater to your state?

http://mobile.eurweb.com/2017/10/black-family-owned-potato-chip-brand-serves-41-states/#

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William Henry Lane created American tap dance from blending African rhythms and Irish jig and reel!

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There’s so many types of dances. Can you count them all? I mean

every single one. I love to dance freestyle to Rihanna’s music.

I swear she have some of the best remixes and original songs

I’ve ever heard. Her music inspires me to dance the days away.

Enough about that. The reason I’m writing is to tell the story of

a Black man who is influential in the creation of American

tap dance.

Lane developed a unique way of using his body as a

musical instrument, combining African derived syncopated

rhythms with movements of the Irish jig and reel. He was free

born in Providence, Rhode Island around 1825. Lane started

to learn the Irish jig and reel from Uncle Jim Lowe, a dance

hall and saloon performer in New York City, New York.

By the age of ten, Lane was performing in Paradise Square

in the Five Points District of New York, where a heavy concentration

of African AMerican and Irish populations were side by side. The

vernacular dance forms of both of these ethnic group intermingled,

providing Lane opportunity to get the different rhythmic and movement

foundations that facilitated the development of his style of dance.

Lance has an original use of different areas of his feet to

create rhythms, keep time, and  improvise complex syncopated

rhythms. This was revolutionary for the 1840s. He used his heels

to make the deeper tones of the bass drum, and balls of his feet to

layer, softer higher sounds. And to keep with his African oral traditions,

Lane included singing and laughter into his performances. This

added another layer to his rhythmic creations.
 

  The combining of the rhythm, footwork, improvisation

and vocals, Lane formed a blended style of African dance and British

Isles folk dance still seen today. Students studying tap in the

21st century can give credit to the styles they learn from Lane.

This man I must say is like a human instrument. What a way to stand out!

I just had to give this man credit. He is better than ordinary, he is

extraordinary. We need more people like him. By the way, did you know

dancers and choreographers make 16.85 per hour according to the
bureau of labor statisitics? (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/entertainment-and-
sports/dancers-and-choreographers.htm)

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/lane-william-henry-master-juba-1825-c-1852

 

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The US Capitol, Mount Vernon, Wall Street and more Buildings were built by Black Slaves!

Severe Storms at the US Capitol

Black History is everyday. Therefore it should be celebrated everyday.

Black people have alot of accomplishments and inventions. It’s more

than just sports and music, black people once dominated more areas

of life than you notice today. We know the story of black people being

slaves, but ofcourse that is not the full story. Slaves did more than

work in the cotton fields. They invented and re invented and

invented some more. Boo-yah!

Slave labor went into the building of the capitol. The area where

the legislative center of the US sits formerly known as Jenkins Hill. This

hill was a heavily forested area that needed extensive landscaping, as

well as trench digging for the foundation from slaves. This was all before

George Washington laid the cornerstone in 1793. According to Fred Beuttler,

a historian for the House of Representatives, one of the buildings most iconic

symbols, the brass Statue of Freedom, was in part, done through the

diligence of Philip Reid, a former slave. Some of the sandstone in the old east

front of the building has the names of slave laborers who had

cut the stone.

The country’s financial center was named the same name that

a wall  was named. That wall was built in 1653 to protect settlers from Indian raids.

Freed and enslaved Africans made up a significant part of the labor pool

that created that well, just like the other infrastructure and buildings

in what is currently Lower Manhattan, including Trinity CHurch. There

was a slave market at Wall and Water streets, and slave ships would

leave at South Street Seaport. According to the church’s archivist,

the parish, which was founded in 1696,used slave labor at several points

during its early history. Many early members contribute slaves to build

the initial church.

Mount Vernon,  the home and plantation of the nation’s first

president survived on the labor of hundreds of slaves owned by

George and Martha Washington. These slaves specialized in various

trades, including woodworking and blacksmithing. Most of the structures

spread across the grounds of Mount Vernon, includiings a 16 sided barn

for grain processing and storage, were built by slave laborers and carpenters

often overseen by Thomas Green.

You will find those 3 places listed above and more

places black slaves built on the website.  Two thumbs of for black people doing

your thang with pride.  Your quote for the day is “I work hard now, so I can have it

easier later on” (by me) Oh, and black people still excel outside and

inside of sports and music today just like in the past. Wake up!

https://www.curbed.com/maps/slave-labor-white-house-united-states-michelle-obama

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Albert Richardson, a black man invented the butter churn!

downloadDoesn’t your mouth water when you see delicious foods?

What is bread without butter? WHat is eggs without butter?

Albert Richardson came up with the butter churn. Originally in

1891 who wanted to make butter had to do so by hand in a bowl.

Yet, when Albert Richardson’s invention was a device that consisted

of a large wooden cylinder container with a plunger-like handle which

moved up and down. Doing this, the movement caused oily parts of

cream or milk to become separated from the watery parts. This simplified

the process of making butter.

To add to his inventions, he made a casket lowering device. In 1894, Richardson

saw a problem with the way dead bodies were buried. It was common to bury

bodies in small shallow graves or try to lower their caskets with ropes into a

deeper hole. This, unfortunately, required several people to work together to

ensure that the casket was lowered evenly. If not, the casket would clip out of

one of the ropes and to be damaged from hitting the ground. On November 13,

1894, Richardson patented the casket lowering device which had pulleys and

ropes or cloths which  ensured uniformity in the lowering process. Everything

is a process and it must be carried out correctly.

RIchardson patented a hame fastener in  1882, an insect destroyer in

February 1899 and improvement in the design of the bottle in December of

1899. This is yet another genius at hand. He is good, so good for so many

things. These inventions make life easier and why not take advantage

of the easy way of doing something? Why make processes hard when

they can be easy? This man is brilliant.

http://www.blackinventor.com/pages/alberichardson.html

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Archie Alexander has constructed more than 300 buildings like dams, roadways, and bridges in the United States!!

Tidal Basin Inlet Bridge

Have you ever been up close with a person whose very
much into architecture? Meet Archie Alexander, a black
man known for his prolific structures. Alexander is one
of those successful engineers. He has led the way with
his company. Through his company, he has constructed
more than 300 major construction projects in America
such as several bridges, dams, and road ways. These
roadways include K Street highway and Tidal Basin
Bridge in Washington DC.

People around the world see buildings. Yet, Archie
Alexander is constructing buildings of value that
are being used.

The world needs to create more architects. They will
certainly be the most mathematically precise and definitely
entertain folks and give us places to jump up and run
to.

When there are empty buildings, the world is half
empty. And why should it be? Alexander is the
exact opposite of emptiness. He is there to FILL
a role and FILL in those spots the world needs
filling at. Alexander is a leader and builder.
With him in charge, the world can have more
grandiose contributions. We as a people need
to voice our opinions on this. Alexander deserves
much applause for his efforts.

Don’t let another black person go unnoticed for their
work. If you have a mouth to speak with, you need
to brag! Thank you lots! Questions? Comments?
Address me!

http://www.hbs.edu/leadership/database/leaders/archie_a_alexander.html

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Ladies, ya’ll see I was looking out for you in the gallery of nail designs for our pleasure!

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Maybe I don't always get my nails done.
You know some people even bite their nails,
a bad habit. But I have always had long nails
cause I don't bite them. I'm not really into
fake nails. I love natural nails like I love
natural hair. Some nails can be so long it
looks impossible to handle things. But If I
was to get any type of design on my own nails
it would be these.

A gallery of the most elegant and
fashionable nail designs! Enjoy!

Intergalactically Sexy 2

cococuff & nail design

..::: Mystic Nails :::..

'09 Style

Christmas Style 3

DK Expo Nails

Turquoise Bloom

Mystical Passion

Winter Frost 2

Winter Frost 2

365 days 1501 001

Ko Ko Nails 06

Ko Ko Nails 04

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March 15, 2009 pictures of my new braid styles!! Set and Centered!!!