Daily Archives: July 20, 2015

Police release jail footage in death of #SandraBland

Texas police have released video taken from inside the county jail during the last minutes of Sandra Bland’s life as activists claimed that the traffic stop that led to her imprisonment escalated into a confrontation because a trooper was angry … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Nigerian President Buhari Visits the White House

Posted in Barack Obama, Current Events, News, Nigeria, Open Thread, Photos, Politics, POTUS, President Obama, Relationships | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Monday Open Thread | Leon Haywood

Leon was born in Houston, Texas on February 11th, 1942.  After an inauspicious childhood he made his way into the entertainment world in the early 1960’s as part of Big Jay McNeely’s band. It was Jay who arranged for him … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 105 Comments