February 2014 Blog Posts (2)

Courage - Revised

Woke today the 5th day of Black History month 2014, with Cousin Horatio Thompson (1914-2012) on my mind.   This blog was originally written in 2011... I am reposting it in his honor.

 

  Watching the Oprah Show today (4 May 2011) and seeing all the original Freedom Riders had me thinking about our Cousin…

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Added by Patricia 'Pat' Armstrong Watkins on February 5, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Courage...

Watching the Oprah Show today (4 May 2011) and seeing all the original Freedom Riders had me thinking about our Cousin Horatio Thompson born 1914 to James Thompson and Eleanor Etelka Cabrere Thompson.  Horatio’s father James is the son of Great Aunt Alice Thompson the sister of Grandma Phine (Josephine Thompson DeLavallade).

 

 The reason Oprah’s show had me thinking of Horatio he was at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where the first Civil…

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Added by Patricia 'Pat' Armstrong Watkins on February 5, 2014 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

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