Black History Month

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron
Sports

Guideposts Classics: Hank Aaron on Sacrificing for Others

In this story from September 1973, baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, who was then just months away from breaking Babe Ruth's career home run record, shares how the sacrifices of others smoothed the path for his playing career.

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Guideposts honors ballerina Misty Copeland for Black History Month.
Positive Living

In God’s Eyes

During Black History Month, let’s remember that human beings are far more alike than they 
are different.

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Guideposts: Ida B Wells, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston
Finding Life Purpose

Black History Month: 10 Inspiring Quotes

Join with Guideposts as we celebrate the invaluable contributions of Black Americans in a wide range of fields of endeavor, including science, literature, social work, politics and sports.

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Guideposts: Legendary singer and actress Ethel Waters
People Helping People

Guideposts Classics: Ethel Waters on Sharing God's Love

In this story from December 1972, blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress Ethel Waters reminds us that we can all deliver God's love if we remain open to our opportunities.

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Ballerina Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater's first African American principal ballerina
Finding Life Purpose

Misty Copeland's Success Against the Odds

Despite the odds, American Ballet Theatre's principal ballerina keeps making history and inspiring the masses.

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Caroly McKinstry; photograph by Michael A. Schwarz
Stories of Faith

Four Little Girls Lost: Faith, Forgiveness and Healing

Carolyn Maull McKinstry, survivor of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing and friend of the victims, shares how she was able to heal from the sorrow and fear of that day.

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Ben Vereen
Finding Life Purpose

Guideposts Classics: Ben Vereen on Using God's Gifts

In this story from July 1976, the star of stage and screen shares how he learned to use his gifts for God's glory.

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Academy Award winner Sidney Poitier
Positive Living

Guideposts Remembers: Sidney Poitier

In this story from August 2001, the Oscar-winning actor shares how his happy and honorable upbringing has impacted his career choices.

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Guideposts Classics: Della Reese on the Power of Prayer
True Stories of Answered Prayer

Guideposts Classics: Della Reese on the Power of Prayer

In this story from June 1981, the Touched by an Angel star shares how her faith guided her through a serious health crisis.

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Jazz legend Duke Ellington
True Stories of Answered Prayer

Guideposts Classics: Duke Ellington on His Path of Prayer

In this story from February 1971, eminent composer and orchestra leader Duke Ellington shares how his sounds of praise came from his heart.

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