Entries by Brother E. Page

Tuscaloosa Hero

Source: Zadie Jones, “Barnes Story, Continued From Last Week,” Alabama Citizen, March 6, 1954 Self-Taught Rebel and Educational Pioneer Our worthy #GUOOF brother PDGM Jeremiah Barnes: Bro. Barnes was born not “before the stars fell” as our forefathers computed time; but, eleven years after, February 28, 1844. His mother was a slave on a plantation along […]

Alabama’s Native Son

Excerpts from Lisa Mercier, University of Alabama at Huntsville Our Brother George Williamson Crawford, was a native of #Tuscaloosa #Alabama. Born in 1877 to William and Charlotte Oliver Crawford. At the age of nine, his family moved to #Birmingham. He attended the #TuskegeeInstitute and graduated in 1896, he then attended #TalladegaCollege, earning a degree there in 1900. He […]

Houston Texas stand up !

    Our Brother, Dr. Benjamin Jesse Covington was born in 1869 near Marlin, Texas. The son of former slaves, Ben and Georgiana Covington, he graduated from Hearne Baptist Academy in 1892. After graduation, he taught at a local school near his hometown. However, he soon quit his job due to the hostility of some […]

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Wayman Lodge giving back

Greetings from the brethren of Wayman Lodge #1339 of Columbia, SC!!! We have been fighting the good fight for the cause despite the major setbacks of the current pandemic and hoped that maybe sharing this will inspire the rest of our brethren and sisters to do the same.   PNG Supreme Page and NG Jarrett Jenkins […]

Baldwin’s Block

❤✋Brother Dana Olden Baldwin❤✋ From Virginia Change Makers: “For many years, Dana Olden Baldwin (March 20, 1881–November 9, 1972) was Martinsville’s only African American physician. Bright and hardworking, he graduated from high school in North Carolina at age 16 and, after teaching school and working on a farm, earned his medical degree from Leonard Medical […]

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Jacksonville stand up

    Brother Robert P. Crawford Brother Crawford knew early on that he wanted to join in the fight for the rights of his people especially in his hometown of #jacksonvillefl…. Born May 16, 1891, Bro. Crawford later attended the locally segregated public schools and then matriculated to the #CookmanInstitute. He attended #HowardUniversity from 1911 […]

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North Carolina GUOOF

🔗W.W. Lawrence🔗 Bro. William Warwick Lawrence of New Bern, North Carolina  was by no means just your average brother from another……. For more than sixty years, William Warwick Lawrence has been a familiar figure on the streets of the historic old town of New Bern. As a barefoot slave boy during the war he went […]

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Bishop Sanco King Rembert

  🔗Our brother S.K. Rembert🔗 Bishop Sanco King Rembert was the first African American Bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church and, in 1987, became the first African American Bishop Ordinary of the Reformed Episcopal Church of the Southeast. In this capacity, he headed 41 congregations and 54 clergy in five states that included: South Carolina, […]

Straight outta Camden!

🔗Bro. Rev . Thomas John Williams🔗 Rev T.J. Williams of Camden, SC, was one of those steady hardworking faithful men who build into the life of a community and become its best asset. Bro Williams was born in Kershaw county, Jan 22,1860 . His father was Wilson Williams, a blacksmith, a trade which as a […]