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If you see comments in violation of our community guidelinesplease report them. Robinson Museum, on the campus of Grambling State University. The Cleveland Browns drafted him in in the 15th-Round after playing at Grambling, but Army service intervened and he didn't join the team until In his first two seasons, he played briefly at several different positions. Just when he appeared ready for a regular offensive tackle job inhe was suddenly traded to Green Bay. He was an All-NFL selection five times in six years from to and selected to play in five consecutive Pro Bowls.
Included in the historic championship run were impressive victories in the first two Super Bowls. Willie Brown's career with the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders spanned 16 seasons and games from through A native of Yazoo City, Mississippi, Willie played end for four years at Grambling but was not drafted when his college career ended in During his career, he intercepted 54 passes, which he returned for yards and two touchdowns. His biggest steal. Charlie Joiner played pro football for 18 years, longer than any other wide receiver in history at the time of his retirement.
When he retired at the age of 39 after the season with the San Diego Chargers, he ranked as the leading receiver of all-time with catches. Selected by the Kansas City Chiefs, Buck quickly proved the rave notices that preceded him were not unfounded. Share This Story! Post to Facebook. Cancel Send. Comments Welcome to our new and improved commentswhich are for subscribers only.
The News Star Published p. CT Feb.Willie Davis is a millionaire business executive, civic leader, and former football standout who grew up in Miller County.
Davis achieved athletic success in football at the high school, college, and professional levels. After retiring from a National Football League NFL career of twelve seasons —he moved into the business world, where he attained equal success. Davis is a member of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. After his parents separated when he was eight, his mother moved the family to Texarkana Miller County. His mother supported the family by working as a cook at the Texarkana Country Club.
Willie Davis worked two jobs while attending high school, including working in the locker room at the country club, shining shoes and picking up towels. Washington High School. Davis served as the defensive team captain for two years and was twice named to the All America team for black colleges. Just two weeks into his NFL career inhe was drafted into the U. Inafter approximately two years in the military, he began his professional football career.
Davis played two seasons for the Browns which could not decide if he was best suited for offense or defense before being traded to the Green Bay Packers. In his pro career, he played in consecutive games, of which were during his ten years with the Packers.
He set the Packer record of twenty-one career fumbles recovered and was named to the All Pro team five times, in and in through Inhe was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame, and in he was inducted into the National Football Hall of Fame, the first Grambling alumnus inducted.
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InThe Sporting News listed him as sixty-ninth on its list of the greatest pro football players. Inhe purchased the West Coast Beverage Company and served as the company president for the next eighteen years. He would eventually own several radio stations himself.
He has also been an emeritus trustee for both the University of Chicago and Marquette University.
Inhe co-chaired and founded the Vince Lombardi Titletown Legends, a charitable organization. He has also served as independent director of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Davis was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in Davis had a son and daughter with his first wife, Ann, whom he married in the s. His son, Duane Davis, is an actor with several television and movie credits.
After they divorced, he married Andrea Erickson in the mids.She took on the role of a stay-at-home mother with attributes that endeared her to viewers. As the most religious in the family, her standards reigned as the moral code. While her love for her family and the ways she strove to keep the family together was admirable, her emotional support was as good as her cookings.
Cassi Davis will be celebrating her next birthday on the last day of July. Davis left the college without getting the remaining one credit she needed for graduation.
However, she went back to Spelman in to get her degree. When she was questioned about the decision, she emphasised that education is necessary. This degree will open up much more opportunities for me. Eventually, she earned the credit and graduated from Spelman College in Cassi and Lavan were portrayed as partners in some of the productions.Bishop Dr. Delford Davis - You Know Better, So Do Better
It fairly did. But many were more confused at the end.
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Among the facets of American art, music is one of the most significant subgroups. In this subgroup, there are very few names that carry Harvard University has produced many notable alumni over the years. The Ivy League institution also holds the record for producing some of the most The United States of America is great for so many reasons, including the fact that it is home to the largest number of billionaires In the world of filmmaking, James Drury is not a name to disregard or overlook.
The American actor ruled the industry in the 60s Tobias Menzies has been building up his career in the British entertainment industry for over two decades with experiences in theater, television, and filmJefferson Finis Davis [a] June 3, — December 6, was an American politician who served as the president of the Confederate States from to Davis was born in Fairview, Kentuckyto a moderately prosperous farmer, the youngest of ten children.
He grew up in Wilkinson County, Mississippiand also lived in Louisiana. He fought in the Mexican—American War —as the colonel of a volunteer regiment. Before the American Civil Warhe operated a large cotton plantation in Mississippi, which his brother Joseph gave him, and owned as many as slaves. Davis married Sarah Knox Taylordaughter of general and future President Zachary Taylorinwhen he was 27 years old.
They were both stricken with malaria soon thereafter, and Sarah died after three months of marriage. Davis recovered slowly and suffered from recurring bouts of the disease throughout his life.
They had six children.
Only two survived him, and only one married and had children. Many historians attribute some of the Confederacy's weaknesses to the poor leadership of Davis. After Davis was captured inhe was accused of treason and imprisoned at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia.
He was never tried and was released after two years.
While not disgraced, Davis had been displaced in ex-Confederate affection after the war by his leading general, Robert E. Davis wrote a memoir entitled The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Governmentwhich he completed in By the late s, he began to encourage reconciliation, telling Southerners to be loyal to the Union.
Ex-Confederates came to appreciate his role in the war, seeing him as a Southern patriot. He sometimes gave his year of birth as He was named after then-incumbent President Thomas Jeffersonwhom his father admired. Davis's paternal grandparents were born in the region of Snowdonia in North Walesand immigrated separately to North America in the early 18th century. His maternal ancestors were English.
After initially arriving in Philadelphia, Davis's paternal grandfather Evan settled in the colony of Georgiawhich was developed chiefly along the coast. He married the widow Lydia Emory Williams, who had two sons from a previous marriage, and their son Samuel Emory Davis was born in He served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary Waralong with his two older half-brothers. Inafter the war, he married Jane Cook.
Inthe Davis family relocated to Kentucky, establishing a community named "Davisburg" on the border of Christian and Todd counties; it was eventually renamed Fairview. During Davis's childhood, his family moved twice: in to St. Three of his older brothers served in the War of InDavis began his education at the Wilkinson Academy in the small town of Woodvillenear the family cotton plantation. His brother Joseph acted as a surrogate father and encouraged Jefferson in his education.
At the time, he was the only Protestant student at the school. Davis returned to Mississippi instudying at Jefferson College in Washington. He returned to Kentucky instudying at Transylvania University in Lexington. At the time, these colleges were like academies, roughly equivalent to high schools. Cadets smuggled whiskey into the academy to make eggnog, and more than one-third of the cadets were involved in the incident.
In JuneDavis graduated 23rd in a class of Zachary Taylora future president of the United Stateshad assumed command shortly before Davis arrived in early Archibald Donald Davies April 15, — Oct.
With sadness we acknowledge the death of the Rt. Bishop Davies died in the early hours of Sunday, Oct. A Requiem will be held at 11 a. Bishop Davies was preceded in death by his wife of almost 70 years, the former Mabel Roberts, and a son, Allan David Davies.
He is survived by four children: Dona Davies; Timothy Davies and his wife, Anita; Mark Davies; and Mary Townsend and her husband, Richard; as well as 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Bishop Davies was a man of action, a faithful steward who built up whatever was entrusted to his care, and whose 50 years of active ministry took him to virtually every arena of church service. He was an early adopter of new technologies and set high standards.
He was born in Pittsburgh, Penn. Donald met Mabel when they were in the 10th grade. She was an all-state swimmer and very nearly qualified for the Olympic team. The high-school sweethearts were married on Christmas Day in College seemed out of reach at the end of the Depression, but thanks to the encouragement of a friend, Donald graduated from the University of Tulsa in While earning his Doctorate of Divinity, he joined the faculties of Huron College and the University of Tulsa, teaching Philosophy and Religion for three years.
Beginning as deacon-in-charge, he earned the title of rector within a year and went on to serve the diocese on the Executive Council, Standing Committee, and as chairman of the Department of Christian Education.
He became rector of St. In Fr. Davies became a chaplain in the Army Reserve. In he was called to be rector of Grace Church in Monroe, La. Leaving Grace Church after four years, he served as a chaplain on active duty at Fort Hood, Texas, during the Cold War years of Sunday, May 05, The two had a lot to celebrate.
It was the day before her birthday and the ministry was commemorating its 30th anniversary, under the theme, 'Strengthening the foundation for higher dimension'. The couple are still amazed at what they have accomplished in 30 years.
The church is today one of the largest and most influential in Jamaica; but most importantly, given its prime location in the Portmore Town Centre, it has been very effective at helping to shape the spiritual and social landscape of the municipality. Bishop Davis started the church in the s after yielding to God's call to leave New York, where he had been living with his wife and the first of their three children and relocate to Waterford, St Catherine, to preach.
Though mindful that there would have been challenges, the pastor said he had no other choice but to pack up and return to Jamaica. I just thought I would have evangelised -- just go around with the tent.
But after six weeks of tent revival, we had over converted and baptised believers who needed a place to fellowship, hence we had to pursue that course," he told the Jamaica Observer.
We spent three years under the tent and then in we went onto the board structure and then in '89 we commenced the construction of the first phase of the sanctuary, completed inand thereafter we have had three additions to the structure so far," he said. When Bishop Davis first saw the land on which the church was to be built, he was floored because it was basically all swamp and mangrove.
Today, the church is seated in the centre of the municipality's busy commercial district and is surrounded by a number of malls, entertainment complexes, restaurants and supermarkets. Bishop Davis has lost count of his membership, but he said that the church seats 5, When the Observer visited last Sunday, it was filled to capacity.
Among those in attendance was Daisy Lawrence, 78, who shared fond memories of the early days under the tent as she sat in a wheelchair at the front of the church. Having suffered a mild stroke recently, she is unable to move around as much as she used to, but still she tries never to miss a service.
The contribution of the church to the community has not gone unnoticed, and at the beginning of each year, national leaders are among those who join the church family in a day of prayer and fasting during their 'Heal the Family, Heal the Nation' convention. The event has been drafted on the national calendar of activities and is recognised for its significance in helping to inspire hope in the nation.
For Portmore Mayor George Lee, the church has, without a doubt, been one of the gems of the "Sunshine city". This church has experienced rapid and sustained growth nationally and internationally," the mayor said. Some might consider the surround sound system, the huge flat screen televisions jutting from the roof, the glitzy ceiling, the industrial-looking air-conditioning units, the padded pews and even the chandelier hanging above the pulpit a bit extravagant, but these seemed to be of little concern to the worshippers who, during our recent visit, appeared more taken with the quality of the ministry.
This intense spiritual relationship between the members and the creator has been fostered through regular fasting sessions and prayer meetings at the worship centre.
Apart from the spiritual upliftment of its members however, the church has focused its efforts on injecting the municipality with a raft of social programmes aimed at easing the burdens of those most in need. There is usually an influx of needy persons to the church's distribution centre each week to secure food and clothes, which are donated by members, overseas donors and store owners.
Meanwhile, the senior citizens' group has helped to keep the elderly engaged through beauty contests, craft workshops and socials organised by the church. The church also has a vibrant youth group that is aimed at providing an outlet for young people to fellowship with one another and to get guidance for all facets of their lives. Some have low self-esteem, problems at home, so whatever they are going through, we try to help them," said the church's youth director Nicholas Peter King.
Wives in the church are taught how to care for their husbands and families through the women's ministry, while the men's ministry provides similar training and fellowship for the men. So as to ensure that the structure of the family remains firm, there is also the marriage and enrichment ministry which, among other things, organises couples' retreats.
For those who love a good lyme, there is also the sports club which organises cricket competitions with other churches, domino tournaments as well as regular football and netball matches. In addition to the headquarters in the Portmore Town Centre, Power of Faith Ministries also has seven other satellite churches located both here and overseas, which are kept connected through an active media ministry. Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere.
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