Daily Archives: February 10, 2013

1. WHAT is a Black Agenda? 2. What could President Obama HIMSELF be doing for a Black Agenda?

This isn’t a funny question. Please leave a response on what the President can do – BY HIMSELF: NOT what he needs help with Congress to do. WHAT can the President do BY HIMSELF that would help a Black Agenda.

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Attorney General Eric Holder: Investigate the LAPD and what Dorner addressed in his manifesto.

In light of  Christopher Dorner’s claims of the LAPD’s handling of his firing and their corruption, along with their extreme and long history of corruption and should not be allowed to reopen and do an internal investigation of Dorner’s firing. … Continue reading

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African American History | First African-American woman, and first woman, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and pianist. In a recording career that has spanned over half a century, Franklin’s repertoire has included gospel, jazz, blues, R&B, pop, rock and funk. Franklin is … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Today’s trailblazer is Mahalia Jackson. A Childhood in New Orleans Born in New Orleans in 1911, Mahalia Jackson grew up in a shotgun home shared by 13 people. Raised by her Aunt Duke after her mother died in 1917, economic … Continue reading

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