Daily Archives: February 27, 2013

Photos | Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at the Capitol

Posted in Barack Obama, Black History, Civil Rights, Current Events, History, Honor, Media, News, Open Thread, POTUS, President Obama, Tribute | Tagged , , , | 17 Comments

Video | Supreme Court Hears Challenges to “Section 5” Of The Voting Rights Act

UPDATED FOR ALL THE STUDENTS WHO ARE STUDYING OUR AMERICAN HISTORY! The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965, which is intended to end a requirement forcing Alabama and … Continue reading

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Videos | Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at the United States Capitol

President Obama and lawmakers dedicated the Rosa Parks Staute at the Capitol today at 11 a.m. EST/10 A.M. CT. Updated No, he didn’t mention “DJANGO.” Ms. Parks is the FIRST African-American woman to have a statue in her honor at … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Native American Music & Chants

Native American music  is as vast and diverse as the people who create it, and each tribe has its own musical approach and style that has been passed down for centuries. Music is at the center of Native American culture, … Continue reading

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