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Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture
Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture

WASHINGTON — Visiting the NMAAHC with family and friends.

 

Retirement Celebration Party

Retirement Celebration Party

TYSONS, Va. — Celebrating Thurraya's retirement from the U.S. Navy with family and friends during her retirement ceremony and party. To view photos from the event visit absolonkent.net/photogallery/. Photos by Little Kent 2.

 

2019 Awana Grand Prix

2019 Awana Grand Prix

ANNANDALE, Va. — Little Kent 2 placed second in the car design competition in the Truth in Training Division during the Capital Baptist Church 2019 Awana Grand Prix. To view photos from the event, visit absolonkent.net/photogallery.

 

Snow Day

Snow Day

ANNANDALE, Va. — Little Kent 1 showing off his snowball making skills during a family Snow Day walk to Starbucks for hot chocolate, coffee and muffins. #FamilyTime #TeamKent 

 

Listened to The King Majestic EP

Listened to The King Majestic EP

 

This EP is a collection of hymns, prayers, and prophetic words. Celebrating the Kingship of Jesus and his impressive beauty and dignity (majesty).

By Nointed

 

In Sparta, Mississippi, one hot September night, the murdered body of wealthy industrialist Philip Colbert is found in an alley. Hunting for suspects, the police pick up Virgil Tibbs, a well-dressed Negro, and bring him to headquarters for questioning. But, to the consternation of police chief Bill Gillespie, Tibbs turns out to be a top homicide detective from Philadelphia who has been in town visiting his mother. Ordered by his superior in Philadelphia to assist with the case, Tibbs conducts the postmortem examination and thus displays his superior knowledge of criminology. Though enraged, Gillespie reluctantly acquiesces in Tibbs's findings. As the investigation gets underway, Gillespie accuses young Harvey Oberst of the murder when he catches him with the dead man's wallet, but Tibbs quickly proves that Oberst stole the wallet after he found the body. Tibbs, for his part, is so determined to establish the guilt of Eric Endicott, an influential but insolent and bigoted conservative who opposed Colbert's progressive plans for a modern factory, that he too makes a false accusation. Gradually, as Tibbs and Gillespie combine their efforts, a grudging tolerance develops between them. After Gillespie has wrongly charged his own deputy, Sam Wood, with the murder, the local tease, Delores Purdy, is dragged into the police station by her brother, who claims that she is pregnant by Wood. Upon learning about an abortionist called Mama Caleba, Tibbs visits the woman; and he is still with her when Delores arrives, accompanied by the actual father of her child, diner counterman Ralph Henshaw. Tibbs confronts him, and Henshaw confesses that he murdered Colbert to obtain the money for Delores' abortion. With the case closed, Gillespie drives Tibbs to the railway depot. The two men shake hands in acknowledgment of the mutual respect that has grown between them.

From Turner Classic Movies

Watched on Turner Classic Movies

 

Sometimes the words "Thank You" just don't seem to be enough...

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Absolon and Patricia Kent

Thank you to everyone who provided words of comfort, prayers, cards, calls, emails, flowers and donations to our family following the loss of my mother, Patricia Kent. Your collective kindness and care provided our family comfort and relief during this difficult time and your support and prayers truly made a difference. Thank you so much to each of you for your thoughtfulness.

 

Celebration of Life Ceremony IHO Patricia Kent

The Celebration of Life Service for Patricia Kent will be held on Saturday, February 2 at the Savannah Church of God in Savannah, Ga.

Location: Savannah Church of God, 3033 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Savannah, GA 31405

Time Zone: America/New_York (GMT -04:00)

Patricia Kent

The Celebration of Life Service for Patricia Kent will be held on Saturday, February 2 at the Savannah Church of God (3033 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Savannah, Ga.). The service will begin at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made payable to “Savannah State University” and in the memo line, insert “in memory of Patricia Kent”. Donations may also be made online at give.savannahstate.edu/donate and select “Other” as the designation “in memory of Patricia Kent."

 

The Flash Vol. 1: Lightning Strikes Twice (Graphic Novel)

Reading: The Flash Vol. 1: Lightning Strikes Twice (Graphic Novel) by Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Ivan Plascencia


 

A new storm brews over Central City and disproves the old adage about lightning never striking twice! Just as Barry begins to feel overwhelmed fighting crime, a new speedster appears—but just where did this amazing new ally come from? Now, the Fastest Man Alive finds himself in a city of speedsters—and dealing with the reappearance of Wally West! Collects THE FLASH: REBIRTH #1 plus issues #1-8 of the new series.

Summary from dccomics.com.

 

Watched In Harm's Way

The 1965 war drama starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, and Patricia Neal is the story of a U.S. Naval officer who is reprimanded after Pearl Harbor and later promoted to Rear Admiral where he gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

Watched on Movies (Verizon FiOS channel 469)

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