Saturday, January 15, 2011

Oldest African American dies at 113 years old



Wow imagine having lived long enough to know actual slaves, live through the time of Martin Luther King Jr and then see Barack Obama elected president of the United States. God bless Mississippi Winn may she rest in peace. George Cook AAreports.com. Author of the Kindle book Let's Talk Honestly: One Black Man's Thouhts $1.50


Mississippi Winn didn't get caught up in the amazing statistics that accompanied someone her age.

Only 1 in 5 million people in the industrialized world live to be 110. About 60 people that age live in the United States, with another 300 or so scattered around the globe.

Nine of ten are women.

Mississippi Winn was believed to be the oldest living African-American when she died Friday afternoon in Shreveport, Louisiana, at 113.

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