Daily Archives: June 27, 2013

The First Family Continues Their Visit to Senegal

The First Family is still in Senegal. Some more pics. Hat tips-The Obama Diary, News24: President Obama looks out of the “door of no return” during a tour of the ‘House of Slaves’ on Goree Island

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Thursday Open Thread | Black Opera Singers Week | Jessye Norman

Hope you’re enjoying the sweet singing style of Ms. Jessye Norman. Wiki:  Jessye Mae Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American[1]Grammy award-winning contemporary opera singer and recitalist, and is a successful performer of classical music.[2] A dramatic soprano, Norman … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 4 )

(USA Today) SANFORD, Fla. — A Florida jury deciding the fate of a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin will hear more stirring testimony Thursday from a 19-year-old woman who heard the last moments of the boy’s life. … Continue reading

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