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THe Jabali Acrobats are African Acrobats that are so good they tour with the Harlem Globetrotters!

Jabali AcrobatsDo you know one way to get in  good shape? Do Acrobatics that is. It  gives the body a workout and flaunts flexibility. How many African acrobats do you know of? Do you at least know of the Jabali Acrobats?

These particular  Aacrobats are African Acrobats. They are originally from Mombassa, Kenya. They blend fast paced movement, music, dance, and acrobatic elegance to put on a full stage theatrical extravaganza.

Their most exciting performances shows the link between athletics and the arts. The  incredible acrobatics,contortions, tumbling, human pyramids, and chair balancing skill of these performers turns to dance, with the Congo Snake Dance, The Flaming Limbo Bar Dance, Skip Rope Footwork techniques and comedy to the most powerful music.

In addition to theatrical  performances, stage shows and festivals worldwide the Jabali Acrobats perform NBA and College halftimes and go visit places often with the Harlem Globetrotters. Other performances involve a special invitation to put on a show for President Clinton in the White House, the Big Top Universal Circus, the Big Apple Circus in New York, E.S.P.N Sports Television Network, Crook and Chase Show, and the Late Night with David Letterman.

So, have you seen this group? Have you seen them in person? I would love to see them perform. Two thumbs up to them for mastering acrobatics.

http://www.class-act.com/acts/JabaliAcrobats/

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The Nicholas Brothers are two black men who do a blend of tap, jazz, ballet, and acrobatic moves!

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Black people are these super talented bunch of people. We do things with style, grace, and  pizzazz. It always impresses me to hear black people doing well. We were born to do great things. Black people have a history of doing the most amazing things. If you know about the accomplishments of black people, you know that we are a blessing. So what brings me to the topic of black success? Well,the Nicholas Brothers come to mind.

The Nicholas Brothers are a African American dancing team. Fayard and Harold Nicholas careers spanned over 6 decades. They were recognized for their most memorable appearances in over 30 Hollywood musicals in 30s and 40s era. This includes Down Argentine Way, Sun Valley Serenade, and Stormy Weather.

Their artistry, choreographic brillance, and most unique style was a smooth blend of tap, jazz, ballet, and acrobatic moves that eeatntertained vaudeville, theatre, film, and television audiences all around the globe.

Their natural talents were honed early on in life. Their parents just so happened to be musicians that led the orchestra at the Standard Theatre in Philadelphia.

In 1932, when they first short film Pie, Pie Blackbird with Eubie Blake. Fayard and Harold opened at the Cotton Club, at the ages of 18 and 11.

They worked with such great and talented people like Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, and Ethel Wathers.

Samuel Goldwyn spotted them at the fashionable club and invited them to do their first movie, Kid Millions. In 1940, they were contracted to 20th century fox where they completed 6 films. The Brothers traveled around Europe with Bob Hope, Eve Arden, Fanny Brice  and Josephine Baker.

They also starred in Lew Leslie’s Blackbirds of 1936. Fayard and Harold kept performing in  Broadway, Off Broadway, and theatre productions throughout the United States and Europe until the 1980s.

In 1981, they were honored by the  Academy Awards tv special. Fayard got a Tony Award for his choreography in the broadway show Black and Blue in 1989. Harold got the Dea Award or Dance Educators of America, Bay Area Critics Circle Award for Best Principal Performance in Stompin at the Savoy, and the Harbor Performing Arts Center Lifetime Achievement Award.OTher awards and honors include Black Film makers Hall of Fame, Elle Award, National Film Society, Apollo Theaters Hall of Fame, First Class Inductees, Ebony Lifetime Achievement Award, Kennedy Center Honors,The National Black Media Coalition Lifetime Achievement Award, Flo-bert Award, New York’s Tap Dance Committee, Gypsy Award,and the Professional Dancer’s Society Dance Magazine Award of 1995.

In 1994, the Brothers got their long overdue star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

The Brothers have got out and pursued their dreams to the fullest. This  what more people ought to be doing. I even have to repeat the fact that they got their star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/nicholas-brothers

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Prodigyrls is a collection of professional career oriented black dolls to inspire black children!

Black dolls

Prodigyrls is a new thing…not like what I’ve ever heard
before. The name itself sounds like a success. I would love
to see a commercial of it. It sounds like something that
could form trends. People everywhere will be asking
did you get your prodigyrls dolls yet?

The reason why I love Prodigyrls is because it shows
little black girls that they are special. I mean they grow
up to be the MOST beautiful women anyways. We are
watched for our uniqueness……let that settle in your
mind. Take it and run with it like a baseball player
doing a homerun.

Prodigyrls is a line of dolls with real genuine facial
features, skin tones, hair, and has many accomplishments
along with them.

Nicole is a black doll which has brown skin and thick
curly hair. She wears pink scrubs and a white lab coat.

Janelle is a black chef doll…she is very enthusiastic about
diet and excercise.

Joy is all about justice. She has a honey colored tone and
golden brown type of wavy hair.

Denise is a black doll interested in chemistry…Why?
She wants to learn how to detangle hair. Therefore,
after months of trial and error she comes up with
a formula for the detangling problem.

The Dr. Daniela Wiggins is a black woman and
Anesthesiologist really disappointed about the lack
of quality black dolls for her daughter. So she
developed her own line of Black dolls with different
hair styles and things of that nature.

I sure I am tired of the lack of black dolls…So I really
adore that this woman did this….She is the type of
person you write about…but oh duh….Im jotting
about her in this post….

She is a true inspiration to black people, especially
black girls and black babies. OUR black people will
enjoy it!

What I particularly love about these dolls is that
they show diversity in hairstyles so that shows
them freedom to look like they look naturally.
In addition, it is more than a set of black dolls,
these dolls are dolls with stories of aspirations
and goals! Take a goal, keep a goal!

Does your child have one of these dolls already
or a black doll in general?

http://www.prodigyrls.com/

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Dr.Thomas Mensah is a black man known for inventing 7 types of pioneering inventions in Fiber Optics Technology!!

Full Moon, Distorted (NASA, International Space Station, 07/30/2007)

All it takes is a thought…..then you put that thought to use…
That is the way everything becomes real.

This is why I’m always on the look out for black inventors.
I might as well work in a black history museum…I’m so stuck
on what black people made/did I’m attached at the hip. Black
history is with me everywhere Because I’m conscious of things
that black people have done to contribute to society.

Therefore I present to you a present great Black man who
invented something special. Dr. Thomas Mensah is one of
the best minds of the 21st century said by Ebony
Magazine as a genius, having 7 pioneering inventions
in Fiber Optics Technology all awarded in 6 years.

His innovations were important to the Broadband and Fiber
Optics infrastructure deployment in the United States.

Dr. Thomas Mensah is one of the leaders in advanced materials
that find applications in Aerospace, High Speed Rail, Windmill
blade structures, and highly efficent cars. His current work
in nano technology will change the next generation batteries
for electric vehicles and laptop computers. And yes I said
laptop computers, one of my favorite little gadgets.

Dr. Mensah is one of the early proponents of High Speed
Rail in America that combines effectively with other types
of transportation to lessen greenhouse pollution. Dr. Mensah
was title 100 engineers of the Modern Era, select out of 1000
leading engineers by the American Institute of Chemical
Engineers.

He is the editor of 2 symposium book series, Fiber Optics
Engineering, 1987 and Superconductor Engineering, 1992.
Dr. Thomas Mensah’s technical contribution has made
major impact on several industries, specifically energy
enviornment, defense, transportation, and electronics
to name a few.

He received Turner’s Trumpet Awards for
Fiber Optics Innovation, Golden Torch Award, the highest
award by NSBE, and Eminent Engineers award by ALChE.
Ebony Magazine Oct 2006 and the Chemical ENgineering
Progress Magazine showcases him.

Dr. Thomas Mensah is a top leader in Green Energy and
Sustainable development and took on the role as keynote
speaker at the United Nations World Energy Forum in
New York , September 2009. Also, he is a member of the
Advisory Council of the UN Forum. Dr. Mensah is a
member of the Executive Committee of the Nano Scale
Engineering Forum.

And it don’t stop…He is the Deputy Director for Technology
Region 2 for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,
member and Chairman of the Atlanta Chapter, Member of the
Board of AICHE Foundation, and member of the board for
the NASA Space Grant Consortium at Georgia Institute
of Technology. Mensah has published widely and speaks
greatly on Innovation and competitiveness in America.

Anyone heard of him yet? Or not?

http://www.thomasmensah.com/

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The most Convenient Things About Life is Good for your Health!!

The Most Convenient Things about Life

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-Music Videos such as Rude Boy (see picture above), it makes me excercise harder and faster. It’s a powerful song, especially this
song but music is powerful in general.

-Having a Job Across the Street from Where you live

-Graduating College early

-Starting hobbies early like ballet, tap dance, gymnastics,
professional roller skating..I wish I would have started all
these early…Now I do none of them.

-Having a short labor

-Having a hairdresser for a mom

-Getting hired for a job on the spot

-Learning from someone else’s mistake to avoid yours

-Having a 4.0 gpa

-Having a house with a sidedoor and a front door, and
even a back door…..I used to live in a duplex
with only one door. Me and mom thought this was a
fire hazard. Now we got a sidedoor and front door.
We have a mail slot, garage, fencing, windows in bathrooms,
We have the sliding doors, sliding windows, well sealed
toilet..God is great!

-Being a nutritionist

-Long hair instead of short hair because you can style it
with more versatility. I will find that blog but someone said
that they only wash and condition their hair once a month
and let it stay it braids and their hair grew to their waist.

-Attending college because mom gets paid for me to go
to college.

-Staying off campus, because it’s too much work living in a
dorm

-Doing your own hair, it’s costly to have others do it.
THe easiest hair to do is long hair.

-Splurge days, having 2 days where you can eat like
crazy and not feel guilty about it. It works for me.
Does it work for others? It works for me because
I excercise (boxing) for an hour and sometimes
a little over. I eat light through the week though.
I eat multiple fruits then I eat a regular meal.
This is to maintain it. WHen I was losing weight
I was eating meatloaf and a salad and oh my
goodness, the taste both blend together in
harmony.

-Knowing foreign languages because you get hired
quicker and if someone is talking in secret by
using a non English language you can catch
what they are saying..

-Being an adult, because you understand life better.
When you are a kid, you walk the world confused.

-Having a job with benefits. Where did they go?
Seriously!!

-Attending college in the city you live in…

-Knowing who you deal with right away, if you
had a superpower to scan someone’s personality
and actions to see how they would respond
to different situations….But then God is
always great at that, great at everything!

-Getting a new hairstyle every week. Then people
wonder what they will see next. I make the greatest
effort to do it.

-You’ve already graduated. I have a blessed cousin
who graduate college. I only graduated high school
which is a blessing as well…but graduating college
is the ultimate.

-You can balance college and a social life without
slipping up.

-You are a math genius…it seems like once math
is tackled, what else is hard in school?

-Timers, so if you forget to do something that bell
will remind you.

– Hats/scarves so if your hair is not exactly like you
want it, you can design it with those. I’ve done it
at times, but most of the time I’m showing off my
hair. I feel like it’s less baggage when it’s all me.

-Having a full ride scholarship

-Being Black, it’s the most beautiful race, more
youthful. I am so proud to be.

-Save the best for last, a Life with GOD in it…

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If you haven’t Heard of the Black Matrix, discover how it is the mass manipulation of Black people because of secret white racist!!!

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Have you not heard of the Willie letter?
How it is use to put black people against
each other men vs women, light vs. brown ?
If not, you need to catch up. For those
who know, something similar is still going on.
It’s been going on for the longest time.

It’s important to understand the
sick mind we are dealing with. So in order
to understand lunatics, we must outsmart
them, go around them, undo
their sick sad work!

When we watch the news, read the
newspaper or even listen to the radio
they are trying to present their racist
notions about us black people. It’s all
in fun and jealousy!The more they
worry about us, that just goes to
show you how brilliant we are!

I see the black race as the most
charismatic, beautiful, sexy, intelligent,
great warm personality,best physical
features, best cooking, best style,
best models, best genes, youngest
looking, the most class, just so
doggone good at everything!

Yet, the government wants to make sure
they are always in control. This is
why they try to separate us black people.
Back in the day it was segregation amongs
white and black.

Now it’s kinda like they want us to segregate
amongst ourselves. Even
though that has been going on in the past,
it is really the defining moment
now. THey want you to respect
them, whites! Yet, not we, the
people, in our own race!

http://www.aframnews.com/websitepublisher/blogs/the-mass-manipulation-of-black-people–a-real-life-black-matrix.html

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What determines curly or straight hair? This I’ve always wondered!!

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I have two types of hair. I have fine hair in the back and
really think and kinky hair at the top. My dad brings in the
fine hair and mom brings in the kinky hair.

So recently I’ve wondered what determines curly
hair or straight hair. An Australian group of scientists found
that trichohyalin tells whether your hair is straight or curly.

So for those who leave dna at a crime scene, they
will know their hair type.

Technology is so superb, they can even tell a baby’s
hair type before they are even before.

And digg this, they can possibly develop medications
that change hair texture without the use of perms
of straighteners. That sounds really interesting
but then if I ever see a medicine that changes
hair textures I would seriously investigate it
for health reasons. But anyways, I’m fine
with the hair texture God gave me.

I would hope this work for other people’s sake without
any side effects. I would hope this would be healthier.

I mean, who else wonders what determines straight and
curly hair? I know I’m not the only one…

http://www.bellasugar.com/Curly-Hair-Gene-Discovered-6565215