Daily Archives: March 22, 2016

President Obama and President Castro watch baseball together

Obama receives a big cheer as he enters Havana baseball stadium; Castro receives a bigger one #ObamainCuba pic.twitter.com/3ijAL4lo4O — Simon Carswell (@SiCarswell) March 22, 2016 Star Spangled Banner at Cuba-Rays game. Obama and Castro upfront: pic.twitter.com/fb1TWviVpO — Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Our FLOTUS Was Never Playing With You About Our Children’s Health

I don’t like Tiger Beat on the Potomac, but once in a blue moon, they actually do some reporting. This story is about the origins of Let’s Move. Our FLOTUS was always serious. Our FLOTUS was never playing with you. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread |Our Gems Week: Dinah Washington

We continue Our Gems Week with Dinah Washington.   Dinah Washington (born Ruth Lee Jones; August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963), was an American singer and pianist, who has been cited as “the most popular black female recording artist … Continue reading

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