Daily Archives: February 17, 2012

President Obama greets school children from Medina Elementary School in the pouring rain

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President Obama stops by the Great Eastern Chinese restaurant in San Francisco

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African-American History-Famous Authors: James Baldwin

I count The Fire Next Time as one of the 10 most important books that I’ve ever read. American writer and Civil Rights activist James Baldwin (1924 – 1987) at the Whitehall Hotel, Bloomsbury Square, London. —Photo by Jenkins/Getty Images … Continue reading

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The First Lady Greets Visitors At the White House

I always enjoy it when the First Lady does this. To see the look on the people’s faces, and the joy they can’t help showing in meeting her…brings tears sometimes…especially when you look at how our elders respond to FLOTUS.

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Friday Open Thread

Parliament was a funk band most prominent during the 1970s. It and its sister act Funkadelic, both led by George Clinton, began the funk music culture of that decade. Parliament was originally The Parliaments, a doo-wop vocal group based at … Continue reading

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