Daily Archives: March 21, 2016

President Raul Castro hosts state dinner for the Obamas

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President Obama Lays Wreath at Cuba’s Jose Marti Memorial

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President Raul Castro officially welcomes President Barack Obama to Cuba

WATCH: @POTUS officially received by Cuban President Raul Castro at Palace of the Revolution https://t.co/bFerhf1cTg https://t.co/UClJuMetz7 — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 21, 2016

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Monday Open Thread |Our Gems Week: Bessie Smith

This week we will remember those that I call ‘ Our Gems’.   Bessie Smith Biography Singer (1894–1937) Jazz and blues vocalist Bessie Smith’s powerful, soulful voice won her countless fans and earned her the title “Empress of the Blues.” … Continue reading

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