Category Archives: Current Events

Theodore Wafer Murder Trial |Renisha McBride| Day Two

Opening statements were held Wednesday in the racially charged murder trial of Theodore Wafer, a white 55-year-old Detroit-area man who fired a shotgun through his screen door and into the face of 19-year-old Renisha McBride, who was banging on it. … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Best of Motown

Stevland Hardaway Morris (born May 13, 1950, as Stevland Hardaway Judkins),[1] known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved … Continue reading

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Theodore Wafer Murder Trial -Renisha McBride| Day One

So Yahoo’s article calls Theodore Wafer a “Porch shooter.”  JUSTICE FOR RENISHA MCBRIDE!  

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Wednesday Open Thread | Best of Motown

Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr.,[1] was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown Records in the 1960s with a string of hits, including “How Sweet It Is … Continue reading

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Video | Zbigniew Brzezinski says “Netanyahu ‘Not Man Enough’ to Broker Peace Deal”

TRUTH! In short: Netanyahu is an IDEALOUGE who does not want PEACE. PERIOD…

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Tuesday Open Thread | Best of Motown

The Four Tops are an American vocal quartet from Detroit, Michigan who helped to define the city’s Motown sound of the 1960s. The group’s repertoire has included soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, doo-wop, jazz, and showtunes. Founded as The … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Best of Motown

The Supremes were an American female singing group and the premier act of Motown Records during the 1960s. Founded as the Primettes in Detroit, Michigan, in 1959, the Supremes were the most commercially successful of Motown’s acts and are, to … Continue reading

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Gallery| Worldwide solidarity protests for Gaza

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Cape Town South Africa Protest for Palestine

Black people suffered horrible atrocities under slavery & South Africans suffered under brutal apartheid while the world watched. So it is with Palestinians. Intentionally targeting little children? They were not military targets. They were just little kids playing on the beach. … Continue reading

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AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu publishes bus route of refugee children

AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu published the bus route of refugee children, riling up protests from anti-immigrant demonstrators.  Angry protesters used trucks to block a road near Oracle after the sheriff’s press release revealed that 40 refugees had been invited to stay at a ranch for … Continue reading

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