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.”
“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.”