Category Archives: Current Events

#FreddieGray dies after cops severed 80 percent of his spine

A man injured after being arrested by the Baltimore police died today, according to the Baltimore Sun. Freddie Gray had to undergo a double surgery on three broken vertebrae and an injured voice box on Tuesday, after he was released … Continue reading

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Eric Garner Lawsuit in 2007 claims #NYPD Violated Him

Hat tip Shaun King ************ It’s so cruel and humiliating what #NYPD did to #EricGarner. And then they killed him & no one is held accountable. Got damn, America!

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Officer #MichaelSlager recorded laughing after #WalterScott execution

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

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Saturday Open Thread | Country Music Week

Brooks & Dunn was an American country music duo consisting of Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn, who were both vocalists and songwriters. The duo was founded in 1990 through the suggestion of Tim DuBois. Before the foundation, both members were … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Country Music Week

Ernest Clayton “Clay” Walker, Jr. (born August 19, 1969) is an American country music artist. He made his debut in 1993 with the single “What’s It to You“, which reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Country Music Week

Dixie Chicks is an American country music band which has also crossed over into other genres. The band is composed of founding members (and sisters) Martie Erwin Maguire and Emily Erwin Robison, and lead singer Natalie Maines. The band formed … Continue reading

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