Daily Archives: June 24, 2013

How Our First Lady Enabled Barack Obama to become Barack Obama

These words of beauty and wisdom were dropped last night by Camille at POU “–Would Black People Have Still Backed Obama if was married to a white woman, or in the case with the Dark Girls doc, if he had … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Black Opera Singers Week | Marian Anderson

Happy Monday Everyone. This week 3 Chics is featuring Black female opera singers. Today’s artist is the incomparable Ms. Marian Anderson. Marian Anderson displayed vocal talent as a child, but her family could not afford to pay for formal training. … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Black History, Current Events, Inspiration, Media, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics, Tribute | Tagged , , , , | 53 Comments

State of Florida vs George Zimmerman

(Reuters) – The murder trial of George Zimmerman, whose fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin triggered nationwide protests last year, begins in earnest on Monday in a Florida courtroom. Opening statements from lawyers outlining the basic facts in … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Justice, Music, News, Open Thread, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 205 Comments