Daily Archives: December 9, 2015

President Obama Speaks at the 150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment

Please forward video to 45:00 mark. The Blessings of a Black President speaking on the 150 anniversary of the 13th Amendment, and especially in this racially-charged environment in America. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT! President #Obama gave a powerful speech today … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Holiday Music

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside“ is a pop standard with words and music by Frank Loesser. The song is popularly associated with winter weather, and although it does not refer to any specific time or holiday, it is commonly played alongside … Continue reading

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