Category Archives: Celebrations

Selma 50th Anniversary

Legislation removed barriers that had prevented black people from voting. Millions joined voting rolls across the country, and thousands went on to win elections to offices in city halls, state legislatures, Congress, and, eventually, the White House. Rep. John Lewis, … Continue reading

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Videos & Photos | President Obama Selma Speech & The First Family In Selma

Update: Full Selma Speech The sun sets over the Edmund Pettus Bridge where preparations for the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march with a visit Saturday with President Barack Obama and the first family, Friday, March. 6, 2015, in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to First Lady Michelle Obama!!

Birthday Greetings to our wonderful First Lady! You represent this country with grace, elegance, intelligence and beauty.

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Video Highlights | 2014 Kennedy Center Honors

Tonight CBS airs the 2014 Kennedy Centers Honors at 9 p.m.ET/8 p.m. CT.  Watch it here.   This year’s honorees are: Lilly Tomlin Al Green Tom Hanks Sting Patricia McBride Mavis Staples and Sam Moore, took folks in the KC … Continue reading

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3 Chics Celebration: Happy Birthday Rikyrah!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RIKYRAH! Please join us in celebrating Rikyrah. Rikyrah, here’s to another golden year in celebrating your generous spirit, your graciousness, your tenacity, your intelligence, your work ethics, your courage, and TRUTH-TELLING. We love you and all your service … Continue reading

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Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

17 year old Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Peace Prize

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Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls” 40th Anniversary Exhibition

I don’t believe any black girl can graduate to womanhood without knowing about, seeing, and understanding Ms. Ntozake Shange’s Choreopoem “For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf.” Ntozake Sahnge- Poet, author, and playwright Paulette Williams … Continue reading

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