Daily Archives: February 11, 2014

Serendipity SOUL | Tuesday Open Thread | The Brothers Johnson Week!

The duo split up in 1982 resulting in brief solo careers for the brothers. Louis Johnson’s solo work They started doing separate ventures; Louis Johnson played bass on Michael Jackson’s Thriller and recorded a gospel music album in 1981 with … Continue reading

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Black History | James L. Farmer, Jr.|Civil rights activist

James Leonard Farmer, Jr. (January 12, 1920 – July 9, 1999) was a civil rights activist and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement. He was the initiator and organizer of the 1961 Freedom Ride, which eventually led to the … Continue reading

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Michael Dunn Trial – Day 5

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jurors saw dramatic photos of the body of slain Florida teenager Jordan Davis Monday during the trial of the man accused in his killing, Michael Dunn, and viewed clothing Davis was wearing the evening he was shot … Continue reading

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