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It is our prayer that you’ll find what you and/or family members and need to grow spiritually and naturally.


Love In The Midst of Hate

But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, It is easy to dislike or hate someone who is out to hurt you in some kind of way. The world standards teach us we are supposed to hate the ones who hate us and hurt the ones who are trying to hurt us.

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African American Inventors

James Edward Maceo West – African American Inventor

James Edward Maceo West Born February 10, 1931, in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia) is an American inventor and acoustician. He holds over 250 foreign and U.S. patents for the production and design of microphones and techniques for creating polymer foil-electrets. Along with Gerhard Sessler, West developed the foil electret microphone in 1962 while developing instruments for human hearing research. Compared to the previous condenser microphones, the

African American Inventors

Patricia Era Bath – African American Inventor (Laserphaco Probe)

Patricia Era Bath Born November 4, 1942, in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, she is an American ophthalmologist, inventor, and academic. She has broken ground for women and African Americans in a number of areas. Prior to Bath, no woman had served on the staff of the Jules Stein Eye Institute, headed a post-graduate training program in ophthalmology, or been elected to

African American Inventors

Janet Emerson Bashen – African American Inventor

Janet Emerson Bashen An American inventor, entrepreneur, and business consultant. She patented a software program to assist with web-based equal employment opportunity investigations. She founded a human resource consulting firm focusing on equal opportunity employment compliance, which investigated civil rights violations and employee misconduct. In May 2000, she testified before the U.S. House of Representatives that civil rights and employee misconduct investigations should be exempt from the Fair

African American Inventors

Kerrie Holley-African American Inventor

Kerrie Lamont Holley was born in September 7, 1954. Heis an American software architect, author, researcher, consultant, and Inventor and UnitedHealth Group, and Optum Technology’s first Technical Fellow. Holley is a retired IBM Fellow. Holley served as Vice President and CTO at Cisco responsible for their analytics and automation platform. Holley is known internationally for his innovative work in architecture and software

African American Inventors

Lonnie Johnson – African American Inventor

Lonnie Johnson was born October 6, 1949. He is an African American inventor who has 80 patents. One of his best-known inventions is the Super Soaker. The Super Soaker has ranked among the top 20 in toy sales since it came to the market. When he was a child he tore his sister’s doll up trying


Frederick Douglas – Social Reformer

Frederick Douglass (February 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings. In his time, he was described by abolitionists as a living counter-example to slaveholders’ arguments that


Dying Young in Macon – The Cycle of Pain

Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest Matthew 11:28 The year 2018 is only 40 days old and tragedy has already struck several times in Macon Georgia. A tragedy is never categorized so to say one death is more tragic than another wouldn’t be the


Celebrating Our Heritage

February has been designated as Black History Month and R.A.R.E. Youth will be publishing articles throughout the month that highlight the accomplishments of African Americans and their contributions to making America great. We are strong, resilient and resourceful and always have been. Unfortunately, stereotyping, misrepresentation in the media and intentional stumblingblocks have been placed on us