Daily Archives: December 23, 2015

Is That The Black Santa Claus? | Christmas from Jet Magazine!

Somebody forgot to tell Jet magazine that Santa is white! Long before FOX News declared it a “historical fact” that Santa Claus was a Caucasian man, Jet was running an annual black Santa cover, featuring noted music and comedy celebrities. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Holiday Music

O Holy Night“ (“Cantique de Noël“) is a well-known Christmas carol composed by Adolphe Adam in 1847 to the French poem “Minuit, chrétiens” (Midnight, Christians) by Placide Cappeau (1808–1877). Cappeau, a wine merchant and poet, had been asked by a … Continue reading

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