Daily Archives: May 28, 2014

President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at West Point

WEST POINT, NY – MAY 28: U.S. President Barack Obama pauses for the invocation before giving the commencement address at the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, 2014 in West Point, New York. … Continue reading

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Dr. Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86

Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86 By MARGALIT FOX MAY 28, 2014 Maya Angelou, the memoirist and poet whose landmark book of 1969, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” — which describes in … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Wednesday Open Thread | Cyndi Lauper Week

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! More Cyndi Lauper… SHE BOP The song was considered controversial, as it dealt with the subject matter of masturbation. It was also included on the Parents Music Resource Center’s “Filthy Fifteen” list, due to its sexual … Continue reading

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