Sunday, March 15, 2009

Doc Freeman

Doc Freeman, originally uploaded by ujima.

March 15,1999 the first African-American chess player attained the rank of International Grand Master. Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican immigrant, received the rank (given only to 500 worldwide). A graduate of New York City College, Ashley learned chess with a chess group known as the Black Bears School of Chess.

@ the Clubhouse last night to enjoy the Doc Freeman Band who were greater than ever. Everyone wearing green.
Today we had a visit from Cousin Adam from Virginia who came with his new girlfriend and his adopted son.

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