Daily Archives: June 25, 2013

Video | President Obama Speaks on Climate Change- AG Holder Remarks on SCOTUS Decision on the Voting Rights Act

President Obama speaks on Climate change and Keystone Pipeline. UPDATED AG HolderspeakS on SCOTUS decision: Voting Rights Act. 

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Opera Singers Week| Kathleen Battle

Todays’ featured artist is Kathleen Battle. Wiki: Kathleen Deanna Battle (born August 13, 1948) is an African-American operatic light lyric-coloratura soprano known for her agile and light voice and her silvery, pure tone.[1][2] Battle initially became known for her work … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 2 )

(Reuters) – Neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin simply because “he wanted to,” because he was an armed vigilante, and because he viewed the 17-year-old whom he’d never met as just another “punk,” a prosecutor said in opening statements … Continue reading

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