Tag Archives: Politics

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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Trump to Latino Anchor Jorge Ramos: “Go back to Univision”

Our anchor @jorgeramosnews was thrown out of Donald Trump’s press conference tonight when he asked about immigration https://t.co/aJ89RE3raW — AMERICA (@ThisIsAmerica) August 26, 2015

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. Enjoy this weekend with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. Enjoy this weekend with family and friends.

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Friday Open Thread | Music That Makes You Think Week

“Fight the Power” is a song by American hip hop group Public Enemy, released as a single in June 1989 on Motown Records. It was conceived at the request of film director Spike Lee, who sought a musical theme for … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Music That Makes You Think Week

thanks yahtzeebutterfly for the reminder about the power of this song. “Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud” is a funk song performed by James Brown and written with his bandleader Alfred “Pee Wee” Ellis in 1968. It … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Music That Makes You Think Week

“Blowin’ in the Wind” is a song written by Bob Dylan in 1962 and released on his album The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan in 1963. Although it has been described as a protest song, it poses a series of rhetorical questions … Continue reading

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