Daily Archives: February 7, 2014

Black History| Linda Brown |Brown v. Board of Education

On May 17, 1954 the United States Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. The Court’s unanimous decision overturned provisions of the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson decision, which … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | 3Chics Dance Series

The “Cha Cha Slide” is a song often played at dance clubs, school dances/proms, parties, skating rinks and weddings in Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom (the song reached number one in the latter … Continue reading

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Michael Dunn Trial – Day 2

Opening statements began Thursday in the trial of Michael Dunn accused of firing 8 bullets into an SUV filled with teenagers and killing 17 year old Jordan Davis over loud music. Michael Dunn claimed he heard threats over very loud music and … Continue reading

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