Category Archives: Media

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

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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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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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Tuesday Open Thread |Classic Blues Week! | Koko Taylor

Today’s feature artist is Ms. Koko Taylor. SHE GOT WHAT IT TAKES. Koko Taylor, sometimes spelled KoKo Taylor (September 28, 1928 – June 3, 2009),[2] was an American Chicago blues singer, whose style also encompassed many genres including electric blues, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Classic Blues Week! | Muddy Waters

Happy Monday, Everyone. this week’s featured artist are incomparable BLUES SINGERS from back in the day. These artist didn’t get much credit artistically or financially for their creative efforts. Often white artists would replicate their songs and thereby getting credit … Continue reading

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Homer G Phillips Hospital Investigated for Black Stolen Babies |Black Mothers Told Their Babies Had Died

Homer G Phillips Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 2012 Photo: Charles Swaney Creative Commons BY-NC-ND PURE EVIL The stench of St. Louis, MO continues to permeate the fabric of CRIMINAL ACTIVITY & COVERUPS. In this April 29, 2015 photo, Zella Jackson … Continue reading

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