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About SouthernGirl2

A Native Texan who adores baby kittens, loves horses, rodeos, pomegranates, & collect Eagles. Enjoys politics, games shows, & dancing to all types of music. Loves discussing and learning about different cultures. A Phi Theta Kappa lifetime member with a passion for Social & Civil Justice.

Thursday Open Thread | Holiday Spirit

“Jingle Bells“ is a song featured in the 1948 album, Christmas Songs by Sinatra. Sinatra rerecorded this song in his Capitol album, A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra. A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra is a Christmas album by American … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Holiday Spirit

“Santa Baby” was originally recorded by Eartha Kitt with Henri René and his orchestra in New York City, in July, 1953. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-5502 (in the USA),[2] and by EMI on the … Continue reading

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#Ferguson: The Smoking Gun exposes #witness40 as a fraud

The Smoking Gun has the goods on #witness40, Sandra McElroy,  a 45-year-old St. Louis resident. The woman is off the chain. The Darren Wilson Grand Jury wasn’t #witness40 first rodeo. She also inserted herself into the high profile case of Shawn Hornbeck.  The … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Holiday Spirit

“Silver Bells” is a classic Christmas song, composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. “Silver Bells” was first performed by Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell in the motion picture The Lemon Drop Kid, filmed in July–August 1950 and released in … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Holiday Spirit

Sleigh Ride” is a popular light orchestral piece composed by Leroy Anderson. The composer had the original idea for the piece during a heat wave in July 1946; he finished the work in February 1948. Lyrics, about a person who … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Holiday Spirit

O come, O come, Emmanuel is a translation of the Latin text (“Veni, veni, Emmanuel“) by John Mason Neale and Henry Sloane Coffin in the mid-19th century. It is a metrical version of a collation of various Advent Antiphons (the … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: #Justice4All March

Posted in Current Events, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Eric Garner, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 58 Comments