Daily Archives: February 18, 2015

Video | President Obama Delivers Keynote Address at Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

(Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images) President Obama: “No religion is responsible for terrorism — people are responsible for violence and terrorism,” “We are NOT at war with Islam.”

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Photo Gallery: President Obama’s Early Career In Chicago

Hat tip BuzzFeed.com

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Wednesday Open Thread | LTD & Jeffrey Osborne Week

Happy HUMP day, folks! Hope you’re enjoying LTD & Jeffrey Osborne this week. On the Wings of Love LTD – (Everytime I Turn Around) Back In Love

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Black History |The Slave Trade | Conditions on Slave Ships

Conditions on Slave Ships How the slaves were “packed” There are two ways for the captains to load their boats with slaves. One system is called loose packing to deliver slaves. Under that system, captains transported fewer slaves than their … Continue reading

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