Daily Archives: June 28, 2013

The First Family Arrives in South Africa

Hat tip-The Obama Diary: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Mkoana-Mashabne after arriving at Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria, South Africa

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The First Family in Senegal- More Images

hat tip-The Obama Diary: The First Family visited Goree Island while in Senegal. U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) and his daughter Malia (L) arrive at Goree Island, a former slave trader’s port, June 27, 2013 in Dakar. Obama’s trip, … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 5 )

(Yahoo News)SANFORD, Fla. — The sound of a single gunshot punctured George Zimmerman’s murder trial on Thursday — a jarring reminder of what ended the cries for help on a rainy February night last year. Jurors for the first time … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Black Opera Singers Week | Othalie Graham

Happy Friday, Everyone! Todays featured artist is Othalie Graham . Wiki: ‘Othalie Graham is a Canadian dramatic soprano, whose operatic roles to date include the title roles of Puccini‘s Turandot, Verdi‘s Aida, Strauss‘ Elektra and Leonora in Verdi‘s Il trovatore as … Continue reading

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