Hollywood smiles are fantastically beautiful, but can be very expensive. Here is how you can have a Hollywood smile for a fraction of the Hollywood cost.
Christmas brings a unique spirit. Peace and love abound in a rare atmosphere of good will. Many become depressed after the holiday, but you can still stay happy after the celebrations have ended.
Earth is an educational institution with a variety of living organisms that serve as instructors. Here are five life lessons obtained by observing or interacting with pets and other sundry creatures.
All good things must come to an end. Here are five ways to overcome those "after special occasion blahs" that sometimes arise after festivals, vacations, holidays, and other special times have ended.
You can burn calories and reap the health benefits without setting aside large chunks of time for exercise. Here are five calorie burning habits that can change your life for the better.
From the early 1900s onward, hoodoo was a part of the history of Beale Street, "The Home of the Blues," and Ma Rainey was reportedly one of the most popular hoodoo ladies on Beale.
In 1944 Andrew "Sunbeam" Mitchell and his bride, Ernestine McKinney, opened what became the famous Club Handy on Beale Street. The club attracted some of the biggest names on the Chitlin' Circuit.
The Underground Railroad consisted of a diverse group of people (black and white abolitionists) with daring leaders, called conductors, who led American slaves to freedom.
Beale Street, the home of the blues, was shaken with looting and violence during the 1968 sanitation workers strike which led to the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ernest C. Withers was the world famous photographer who captured on film the unforgettable moment in history when Martin Luther King was fatally wounded. Withers served in WWII and lived in Memphis.
Never losing a single bomber under their protection, the Tuskegee Airmen, undisputedly, hold the best record of air support and air battles in US military history.
An "unsung" war hero from Memphis, Tennessee; Lt. Col. Luke J. Weathers, Jr. was an American fighter pilot who served as one of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen during WWII.
During WWII, PFC Sylvester Rodgers, Sr. was in close association with General Douglas McArthur. Like General McArthur, PFC Sylvester Rodgers, Sr. is a hero in his own right.
There is a price to pay in order to gain true success. The price is learning and applying the vital laws and habits that guarantee complete accomplishment.
Elvis burst on the scene in the 1950s with much controversy. His dark black hair, vocal style, and shake and wiggle were patterned after black entertainers, like Ukelele Ike.
Something as simple as walking can get any aspiring individual positive and healthy attention and give them an extra advantage for getting the position or job that they desire.
Shug Avery, a character in Steven Spielberg's 1985 American drama The Color Purple, is perceived as a woman of the world who loves to dress, party and sport men. After hearing God speak, she changes.
Imitating the successful model of the 1960 Nashville sit-ins, Memphis college students took the initiative to end racial injustice in their own city by staging peaceful, nonviolent sit-ins.
From the 1920s through the 1950s, on Thursday nights, droves of white patrons thronged Beale Street to see the star-studded Midnight Rambles, featuring world-famous black entertainers.
A young man who became "The King" and a young man who became "B.B. King," faced one of the most cruel and unsympathetic crowds in the history of entertainment.
Fortune Magazine noted that since the late 1980s 45 rpm vinyl record sales surged. As a result, S.T.A.R.R. Band and other " unsung" artists were unveiled, discovered, rediscovered, and enjoyed.
Bernard Lansky was clothier to the king of rock and roll. His clothing stores have attracted a multitude of entertainers from all over the world.
Duke Ellington was a major figure in the history of music. His concert tours included Robert R. Church's Park and Auditorium located on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee.
The legendary John "Piano Red" Williams was an African American albino who played barrelhouse, piano blues on Beale Street in Memphis, TN between 1930-1980.
Mississippi state statue says a parent or guardian of an excessively truant child can be found guilty and imprisoned for contributing to the neglect of a child.
In the middle of a cigar stand in Pee Wee's Saloon in 1909, a young W.C. Handy penned his first successful blues song. The song was called "Mr. Crump Blues" and was later renamed "The Memphis Blues."
William "Wild Bill" Latura casually walked into Hammitt Ashford Saloon on Beale Street. With no remorse, he shot five people, leaving them wounded or dead. He was never prosecuted for the crime.
Truancy is illegal in Tennessee and has consequences. According to the Juvenile Justice Bulletin: "Truancy is an early warning sign for future problems and should not be ignored."
The one hundred year (1901-2001) story of blues, jazz, and culture on historic Beale Street is reenacted in the docudrama Take Me Back to Beale.
Peace can be elusive but some athletes who were mentored, trained, and groomed by The Beale Street Flippers of Memphis, Tennessee believed that peace is worth flipping for.