Author Archives: Ametia

About Ametia

I am a Spiritual traveler, a devoted wife, mother, sister, lover of dream study, reading, theater, music, dance, and thought-provoking discussions on love, life, humor and service.

Video| Marilyn Mosby, State’s Attorney Announces GRAND JURY INDICTMENTof 6 Baltimore Police in Freddie Gray Murder Case

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced on Thursday that a grand jury has indicted all six officers involved in the arrest of 25-year-old Freddie Gray earlier this year. The six officers — Alicia White, Brian Rice, William Porter, Edward Nero, … Continue reading

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Media Calling Baltimore Rioters ‘Thugs,’ But Not Waco Bikers

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Sunday Open Thread

Hav a Blessed Sunday, Everyone. Mr. B.B. King sings Spirituals.

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Saturday Open Thread | Classic Blues Week! | Bessie Smith

Today’s featured blues artist is Bessie Smith. Be sure to catch the HBO Special tonight starring Queen Latifah, as the late, great Ms. Bessie Smith! Wiki: Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread |Classic Blues Week! |Ma Rainey

TGIF Blues week continues with Ma Rainey. She’s going to show her BLACK BOTTOM. “Ma” Rainey (born Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett; c. April 26, 1886 – December 22, 1939)[1] was one of the earliest known American professional blues singers and … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Classic Blues Week! | Big Mama Thronton

Everybody got a ‘Big Mama.’   Today’s featured Blues artist is “Big Mama Thornton.” You might be highly familiar with a few of these blues songs, co-opted by Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin, and The Rolling Stones. These songs were re-recorded by … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Classic Blues Week! | John Lee Hooker

It’s HUMP Day, Everyone! Hope you’re enjoying Blues week here at 3 Chics. For your listening pleasure, Mr. John Lee Hooker! Wiki:  John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was a highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist.  … Continue reading

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