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Tag Archive for ‘African American’

Linda Jones Hawkins and Charles Hawkins’ cuddled prayers makes the couple…and “Post Pinnacle,” a poem by Linda Jones Hawkins

I met Linda Jones Hawkins and Charles Hawkins at the 2007 Kwanzaa celebration in St. Louis. Linda showed me her beautiful poems and paintings, while Charles stood by, beaming. They shared their love story with me (Linda speaking): “And the story goes… She found a handsome King and he found a beautiful queen, while playing […]

Carlos & Sylvia Jenkins

Carlos & Sylvia Jenkins I met Carlos & Sylvia Jenkins at the Missouri History Museum evening featuring Ron Himes. Carlos and Sylvia run CJS Vision 500, LLC, a travel agency together (click for website), and must be away today on a Romantic Get-away. They have a great Love Story to share with you when they […]

Howard and Vickie Denson’s Shared Passions = Longlasting partnership on all levels

Howard and Vickie Denson: Shared passion keeps them together, and fun. Photo by St. Louis Magazine Click here to read a great story about Howard and Vickie Denson in St Louis Magazine, February 2006, article: “Happily Ever After.” “Howard and Vickie Denson pack their life with shared passions— business, travel, church, art and jazz…. Now […]

Free preview: “BANISHED”–Missouri Historical Society & KETC/Channel 9 present powerful evening of community cinema…straight talk opens door towards racial healing

Hundreds flocked to watch the Independent Lens preview for “Banished,” at the Missouri History Museum tonight. Parking was at a premium, and seating overflowed into an adjacent viewing room.