Displaying all posts for Andrea Jones Blackford

Happy President’s Day – Celebrating Lincoln and Liberty at Ford’s Theatre

by February 20, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Image for Happy President’s Day – Celebrating Lincoln and Liberty at Ford’s Theatre

Hurrah for the choice of the nation!  Our chieftan so brave and so true; We’ll go for the great Reformation — For Lincoln and liberty too! —“Lincoln and Liberty,” 1860 The echoes of this campaign song, made famous by songster and abolitionist Jessie Hutchinson, rang the rafters as the Washington Read more »

Share

Reaching for Peace

by January 17, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Image for Reaching for Peace

Friday the 13th is a date that’s usually reserved for pessimism and superstition.  Nothing could be further from the truth on Friday evening, January 13, when the Washington Revels Jubilee Voices shared in a warm, inspiring commemoration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This community Read more »

Share