Mahalia Jackson

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Mahalia a Civil Right Activist, Singer and Television Personality.

She was the woman who inspired, Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech

“It’s easy to be independent when you’ve got money. But to be independent when you haven’t got a thing — that’s the Lord’s test.If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning, you better see if you can locate that check.”

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“Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them”.

“You’re blessed if you have the strength to work.”

“They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills.”quote-faith-and-prayer-are-the-vitamins-of-the-soul-man-cannot-live-in-health-without-them-mahalia-jackson-14-34-70

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