Billie Holiday – Strange Fruit
What Is It? The song Strange Fruit by the American Jazz & Swing singer Billie Holiday (Lady Day). Here is how Wikipedia describes this song: “Strange Fruit” is a song written and composed by Lewis Allan and recorded by Billie Holiday in 1939. The lyrics were drawn from a poem by Meeropol published in 1937. The song protests the lynching… Continue reading
Billie Holiday Vs The US Government – Extra History
What Is It? The YouTube video Billie Holiday Vs The US Government – Extra History by the YouTube channel Extra Credits. Here is the description for this video: —- To learn more about Brilliant, go to https://brilliant.org/ExtraCredits/ and sign up for free. And also, the first 200 people that go to that link will get… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.