I Am Woman, Hear Me Write

I Am Woman, Hear Me Write

The power of one voice

One day as a small child, Thomas Edison came home from school and gave a piece of paper to his mother. He said to her, “Mom, my teacher gave this paper to me and told me only you are to read it. What does it say?” Her eyes welled with tears as she read the letter out loud to her child: “Your son is a genius. This school is too small for him and doesn’t have good enough teachers to train him. Please teach him yourself.”

Singer Aretha Franklin dies at age 76

Aretha Franklin died on August 16, 2018. The "Queen of Soul" had a musical career that spanned nearly 60 years.