Daily Archives: May 14, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: The Search for the Chibok School Girls

The Guardian.com: US surveillance planes have begun flying missions over a remote area of Nigeria as part of a mounting international effort to find and rescue more than 200 teenage girls abducted by Islamist militants almost a month ago. The … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Speaks on Building a 21st Century America Infrastructure

e (Photo: (Peter Carr/The Journal News)  President Obama  speaks at Tappan Zee Bridge site in NYC. Transcript of remarks of Remarks by the President on Building a 21st Century Infrastructure America’s Roads and Bridges Are Crumbling, and There’s Something Congress Can … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | William Shakespeare Week : Othello

We continue this week with William Shakespeare. Have Black Actors acted Shakespeare? Of course they have. The Most Obvious Role, of course, would be the Moor himself, Othello. Paul Robeson was the first Black American to play Othello on the … Continue reading

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