Daily Archives: February 16, 2012

African-American History-Famous Authors: Ralph Ellison

Ralph Ellison, 1914-1994 By Paula Caudle, Naomi Lancaster, and Andy Stamper Students, University of North Carolina at Pembroke Ralph Waldo Ellison was born on March 1, 1914, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. From his birth, Ellison’s parents knew he was bound … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama & Dr. Jill Biden Visits the Pentagon

The Washington Times First lady Michelle Obama visited the Pentagon Wednesday to urge state governments to help the spouses of military service members. Mrs. Obama cited a new report by the Defense and Treasury departments that highlights the difficulties military … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Jerry Butler (born Jerry Butler Jr., December 8, 1939, Sunflower, Mississippi)[1] is an American soul singer and songwriter. He is also noted as being the original lead singer of the R&B vocal group, The Impressions, as well as a Rock … Continue reading

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