“I may not be a smart man, but I know what love is.” – Forrest Gump
“Nothing in this world can ever change the way God feels about you! Not your shortcomings, accolades or anything that is in between! So, beloved I encourage you to receive His love without reservations or doubt…just receive it.” – Lionel
“What if we perceive everyone we meet today through the eyes of the Father and not through the perception of their behavior? What if…” – Lionel
“To encourage is a choice. Choose to encourage someone today.” – Lionel
Dr. Crumpler was the first African-American woman physician in the United States. Born in 1831, Dr. Crumpler first worked as a nurse in Massachusetts between 1852 and 1860, PBS reports. She was accepted to New England Female Medical College and earned an M.D. in 1864, according to Time. She practiced medicine in Boston and Richmond, Virginia, primarily working with the poor, who had limited access to medical care. In 1883, Dr. Crumpler published a renowned book, Book of Medical Discourses In Two Parts, which many believe is the first medical text written by an African-American author, PBS states.