Marian Anderson was a prominent African- American singer who fought against racial profiling in the United States for much of the 20th century.She was born in Philadelphia on February 27, 1897, and from a very young age she began to sing in various choirs, such as that of the Baptist church in her hometown; An exercise that she combined with cleaning tasks and other tasks of a diverse nature with which to contribute to the very poor family economic situation.
The first black woman to have her likeness honored on a United States postage stamp did not happen until 1978 as a part of the Post Office Black Heritage Series. The very first woman to be honored on a postage stamp was Queen Isabella in the year 1893. The first American woman was Martha Washington in 1902. Pocahontas was the first Native American woman honored on a postage stamp in 1907. Finally, in 1978, Harriet Tubman became the first black woman honored on a postage stamp. It was the thirteen cent stamp.
A voice in the wilderness; No matter what doors seem closed to you today, keep going and never give up
No stranger to hardship or persecution, Marian Anderson was born in 1897, in the "Negro Quarter" of Philadelphia, to a loving family with a very limited financial resources. When her father died unexpectedly when she was only ten, money was tight, and her mother went to work as a cleaning women and a laundress to support Marian and her two sisters. Marian's amazing singing ability made a way for her to enjoy opportunities otherwise unavailable to her. She began singing in the choir of the Union Baptist Chur
Always try to serve others With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men.’ Ephesians 6:7 A reporter once asked the famous American singer, Marian Anderson, to name the greatest moment in her life. She could have talked about the private concerts she gave at the White House for the Roosevelts, or her command performance for the king and queen of the United Kingdom. Instead, she shocked the reporter by saying, ‘The greatest moment in my life was the day when I was able to go home and tell my