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Black History Month Project

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Stevland Hardaway Judkins/Morris (AKA Stevie Wonder)Born blind on May 13,1950 in Detroit Saginaw,Michigan. His parent's are Lula Mae Hardaway and his father is Calvin Judkins STEVIE WONDER & MICHELLE OBAMA BACKROUND INFORMATION Stevie Wonder listens to popular and singers that he considers very good at singing he listens to this song the most but not quiet his favorite. If not he would just make up tunes and rhythms for songs. BOOKS & QUOTES Stevie Wonder went to the Michigan School for the Blind in Detroit Michigan. He moved to Detroit in 1954. He was 4 years old at the time. He is very famous because he is blind and can play a lot of instruments,he writes his songs, and he sings. Stevie Wonder believes in GOD he mentions in one of his quotes "I do believe there is a GOD, a supreme being. 'Cause how could it be? Cause how else can we have the ability to feel if there was not? Or else where how could we express or to have emotional feelings for things? The voice, you see, is an instrument; the human instrument and it's a beautiful gift. For the supreme being to give to you ability with what we just commonly say "the throat"to sing. You've got everything right there. Believes on moving on Believes he could become more successful. CONTRIBUTION Stevie Wonder helped the communtiy his own way. What do I mean by that? Well Stevie Wonder helped yes, but he didn't help physically or economically. He helped EMOTIONALLY. Why? Well he taught people to keep moving on, not to look back, not to live in the past or the future but the present, also not to let anyone or anything bring you down."What you put your mind to,you can achieve it and become successful". ENTERTAINMENT This is one example of a song he likes. One of Stevie Wonder's quotes is "I do believe there is a GOD, a supreme being. 'Cause how could it be? Cause how else can we have the ability to feel if there was not? Or else where how could we express or to have emotional feelings for things? The voice, you see, is an instrument; the human instrument and it's a beautiful gift. For the supreme being to give to you ability with what we just commonly say "the throat"to sing. You've got everything right there. Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. Stevie Wonder: Musician (Black Americans of Achievement)
Author: Jeremy K. Brown
Binding: Library Binding
Pages: 105
Publisher: Chelsea House Publication
Published: July 2010 BACK-ROUND INFORMATION VALUES AND BELIEVES CONTRIBUTION ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS AND QUOTES "When I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am." Michelle Obama does exercise's for example:jogs,runs,and walks a lot.Also she says she talks to her girls a lot because there at the age were they have a lot of questions. "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison that's one of Michelle Obama likes Michelle Obama was born on January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois Her parents are Marian Shields Robinson the mother and her father is Fraser Robinson Michelle Obama went to school at Whitney M. Young Magnet High and went to college where she became the "First Lady" at Princeton University Harvard Law School. Michelle's profession is a being a lawyer. Michelle LaVaughn Robinson (AKA Michelle Obama) is famous and well know because she is the"First Lady". Stevie Wonder's profession is singing and writting lyrics Significant People Who Influenced Him Stevie Wonder was influenced by Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, and Johnny Ace,Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, the Miracles. All of this people influenced him and his parents as well He looked up to Smokey Robinson because he admires his music and the passion which he does it with Smokey Robinson is a very talented person who is admired by a lot of people for his kindness She was raised in a Christian home and has always followed the Christian faith, all her life, so she believes in GOD. She believes that there shouldn't be children abuse She believes being races against hispanics,blacks, or whites is wrong. "My mother came home and took care of us through high school, my father was a city shift worker who took care of us all his life. The only amazing thing about my life is that a man like my father could raise a family of four on a single city worker's salary.... Her father and her mother were her two main role models in her life and she uses them as example as how to live in life. Significant People Who Influenced Her Michelle Obama has helped with children obesity for their health Michelle also helps family's in the military Michelle also helps homeless kids
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