Strong Women, and the things they do
I admire a woman who had depth and dimention. A woman who laughs or cries or takes a position and stands by it. A woman who has the grace to take a younger…
Eugene Allen ~ Born on July 14, 1919, in Scottsville, Virginia, Eugene Allen was an African-American butler who served under eight U.S. presidents, including Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Carter. He witnessed firsthand some of history's major events, as well as the changing perspectives on race in political arenas. Known as having been a modest man, Allen is the subject of the 2013 film The Butler. He died in 2010 in Washington, D.C.