“I appreciate the fact, and am proud of it, that the attentions I am receiving are intended more for our country than for me personally.” Ulysses S. Grant

General Ulysses S. Grant, served as the nation’s 18th President. General Grant defeated the Confederacy, which galvanized the end of slavery. The last American President to own slaves, Grant owned a slave, William Jones, whom he later granted freedom. Hiram Ulysses Grant, born April 27, 1822, family and William, referred to Grant as, Hug. However, Robert E. Lee, called Grant, Master, because Grant owned Lee on the battlefield.

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Tami Warren is the writer and creator of Namaste Negro. She lives life with daily doses of humor in Denver, Colorado. Tami earned a B.A. in Sociology, from the University of Colorado. Tami keeps it high, in the Mile High City. Humor is healthy, so cachinnate. Compassion and comedy are not required, but they are extremely helpful. We are all connected on this planet. So, we may as well greet each other and say, Namaste. Hate is heavy, be light.

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