Barney Ford was born a slave in Virginia. At the age of twenty-fire, he escaped and began a successful career in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures.By 1860, he was living in Denver and became a prosperous tycoon in the hotel, restaurant, and barbershop businesses, earning the nickname the "Black Baron of Colorado." Throughout the Civil War, he gave financial assistance, food, and jobs to escaped and free African Americans.
The African origins of civilization, religion, yoga mystical spirituality, ethics philosophy and a history of Egyptian yoga by Muata Ashby http://www.amazon.com/dp/188456450X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_dzRWtb1Q9HET1NHG
The story of Kathrine Switzer, the woman who snuck into the Boston Marathon in 1967, whom they tried to force off the course. 2017 will be the 50th anniversary and she will try to break her old time when she's 70 years old!