Category Archives: Open Thread

Friday Open Thread | People’s Choice

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Clayborne’ s legislation aims to increase minority participation in professional services

In an effort to boost minority and disadvantaged businesses’ participation in state contracting, Majority Leader James Clayborne (D-Belleville) sponsored legislation that aims to generate economic activity for businesses that participate in the Minority Business Enterprise program (MBE). The new law … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Donna Summer

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Pre-trial Motions-Freddie Gray. Ms. Mosby, We Stand By You

Today is the beginning of the pre-trial motions in the case of the 6 Baltimore Police Officers arrested for the murder of Freddie Gray. Since the day that Marilyn Mosby stepped out and charged these folks, SHE and her ENTIRE … Continue reading

Posted in Criminal Justice, Justice, Justice for Freddie Gray, Open Thread, Police bruality, Politics, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 62 Comments

Wednesday Open Thread | Chaka Khan

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Tuesday Open Thread | Buddy Guy and Tracy Chapman

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Monday Open Thread | Aaliyah

Aaliyah Dana Haughton (/aː.ˈliː.ə/) (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television … Continue reading

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