Daily Archives: January 20, 2014

Monday Open Thread | Aretha Franklin Week

This week will be devoted to the Queen of Soul. Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin’s church as a child. … Continue reading

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Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Democracy, discrimination, History, Honor, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Racism, Tribute | Tagged , , | 54 Comments