Daily Archives: October 18, 2013

Video| President Obama Announces Nomination of Jeh Johnson to HEAD Homeland Security

Updated Jeh Charles Johnson (born September 11, 1957)[1] is an American civil, criminal trial lawyer, and General Counsel of the Department of Defense from 2009 to 2012 during the first Obama Administration. Johnson is a graduate of Morehouse College (B.A.) … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Reggae | Michael Rose

Perhaps the highest profile recognition came in 1984, when Michael Rose and the other Black Uhuru members (Duckie Simpson, Puma Jones, Sly Dunbar, and Robbie Shakespeare) won reggae’s first Grammy award for the album, Anthem. But the story doesn’t begin … Continue reading

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