February Foto Friday 32 Print Source Source Source Did you know that Wally Amos, founder of the Famous Amos cookies, was the first black talent agent in the history of the William Morris Agency in 1962? Like this:Like Loading... More from Being A Wordsmith... Continue Reading Previous: Crab Salad RecipeNext: Chipotle Greek Yogurt Dip Recipe 32 thoughts on “February Foto Friday” Great photos for observance Kim! Very influential and inspiring selections. Loading... Reply Thanks, sis. The pictures just jumped out at me. Loading... Reply Loved your photo Friday. Loved all the inspiring faces on the black history month photo. Loading... Reply Gives me goosebumps seeing all those extraordinary people in one pic. Thank you for stopping by, Linda. Loading... Reply Visiting from #SITSBLOGGING. I think we were in the Tribe challenge together. Didn’t know about Famous Amos…cool story. Loading... Reply Yes, Laurie, we were! I just made a note to myself yesterday that I needed to get back in touch with people from that challenge. Gotta love SITS! Loading... Reply I really enjoyed the BHM photos and information on Mr. Amos. #SITSBlogging Loading... Reply Biography.com always has great information on important figures. Thank you for stopping by, Laura! Loading... Reply Great pictures. Thanks for sharing those we shouldn’t forget. Loading... Reply Sadly, the number of deceased grows every year. But such is the circle of life. Their legacies live on. Thank you, Laina! Loading... Reply Ah, the things I learn hopping around blogs. SO Cool. thanks for sharing! Loading... Reply And thank you. I appreciate you stopping by! Loading... Reply Great collages and pic Of Halle Berry. THat was such a great year when she and Denzel won…lovely post. Stopping by from SITS. Loading... Reply I remember that Oscar moment so vividly. I was standing in the living room screaming and crying in front of the television. Awesome. Loading... Reply That’s really cool. I love trivia. I didn’t know that. Loading... Reply His cookies were a hit with his clients and they prompted him to open up a shop. Thanks Kristyn! Loading... Reply Love seeing Miss Etta in both of the above collages! She is one of my absolute favorites of all time! When I saw her in concert, I was transfixed! Such a sad end for her, but a beautiful career! Loading... Reply You saw her in concert? Wow. I bet that was a treat. Thanks for commenting, Leah! Loading... Reply Beautiful pictures of beautiful people! Loading... Reply Pleased that you enjoyed them, Kimberly. Loading... Reply Happy Monday! Visiting from The SITS Girls. Have A Great Day 🙂 Kristina http://www.yomichaelmichael.com Loading... Reply Happy Monday to you too, Kristina! Thank you. Loading... Reply Coming your way to say “hi.” Thanks for the informational post on BHM. #SITSgirls Loading... Reply My pleasure, Holly. I appreciate it. Loading... Reply Wow there is always something new to learn. Thank you for the fun facts! Great photos too!!! Loading... Reply Happy to share them, Leaura. Thank you! Loading... Reply I had no idea who Famous Amos was but I sure to like those cookies. Loading... Reply Wally Amos used to send home-baked chocolate chip cookies to celebrities to get them to sign on as clients of his. Loading... Reply Great reminders. Wally Amos is a great reminder to the young black folks out there. Loading... Reply Absolutely! Thanks Patrick. Loading... Reply Thanks for the beautiful visual reminders of our Black heritage, Kimberly. I didn’t know that about Wally Amos. Wow. I can only imagine the hurdles he faced. More respect and power to him. Loading... Reply I was surprised to learn of Wally Amos’ other career too. Thanks Alison! Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.