Sunday Open Thread

Have a Blessed Sunday, 3 Chics Family. I’m in the mood for George Winston today. Hope you enjoy.

About Ametia

I am a Spiritual traveler, a devoted wife, mother, sister, lover of dream study, reading, theater, music, dance, and thought-provoking discussions on love, life, humor and service.
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39 Responses to Sunday Open Thread

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  2. rikyrah says:

    BWA HA HA HA HA HA

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  3. rikyrah says:

    The Proselytizers and the Privatizers
    How religious sectarian school voucher extremists made useful idiots of the charter movement

    http://prospect.org/article/proselytizers-and-privatizers

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  5. rikyrah says:

    FOH!

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  6. rikyrah says:

    hmmph

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  7. rikyrah says:

    uh huh

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  9. rikyrah says:

    hmmm

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  10. rikyrah says:

    uh huh
    uh huh

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  11. rikyrah says:

    Banana in a tailpipe

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  12. rikyrah says:

    uh huh

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  13. I don’t know if my tree will get up by Thanksgiving. Ima try tho. It usually take about 2 days to get it up. I have a lot of things to do. I oin’t know?

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  14. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Below is a link to a great article profusely illustrated on the wonderful quilt art of Gwendolyn Ann Magee.

    https://southernspaces.org/2014/lift-every-voice-and-singthe-quilts-gwendolyn-ann-magee

    I just found this video documenting her quilting expressions:

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  15. Hey Chicas. Taking a break. I’m working my butt off dusting, cleaning, rearranging for the holidays. Actually I’ll be working off & on like this until Thanksgiving. I want to get things done and go grocery shopping later tonight. I am tired.

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  16. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    “African American Museum Digitizes Vintage Photos For Black Families
    The institution created the Community Curation Program to help Black families digitize old photos and footage.

    https://newsone.com/3759889/smithsonian-digitizes-black-family-photos/
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    The museum launched a free program—dubbed the Community Curation Program—which provides Black families with the tools and equipment needed to preserve old photographs and footage by converting them into digital records, the news outlet writes. The program is supported by the Robert Frederick Smith Fund and travels to different cities across the country. The museum also provides the same equipment at the institution in Washington. One of the project’s latest stops was at the Impact Hub Baltimore in Station North, Maryland.

    “In a very radical way, we recognize the importance of these vernacular, homemade images, this folk cinema, as an alternate history to the kinds of history that the mass media tells,” museum media archivist Walter Forsberg told The Baltimore Sun. “We wanted to render a public service free of charge because we knew there was a lot of material out there trapped on obsolete formats.”

    Krewasky A. Salter, another museum curator, told the news outlet that the museum hopes to include some of the images, footage, and objects in their upcoming exhibitions; stating that the content provided by families will help fill in missing gaps in history.

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  17. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Video: “Congressman Lewis Opposes Republican Tax Cut”

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  18. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    “SPLC WINS BIG VICTORY IN EFFORT TO SHED LIGHT ON 2016 ICE RAIDS”
    https://www.splcenter.org/news/2017/11/17/splc-wins-big-victory-effort-shed-light-2016-ice-raids
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    “This victory is a major win for government accountability and transparency,” said Lisa Graybill, deputy legal director of the SPLC. “U.S. District Judge Pannell called DHS’ failure to conduct a sufficient search of its records ‘troubling,’ noting, among other things, that the failure to disclose required field operations forms was a ‘glaring omission.’

    “The court’s holding reminds us all that the Department of Homeland Security has to abide by the Freedom of Information Act, and now it must demonstrate to the court’s satisfaction that it has made an adequate effort to do so,” Graybill said. “Being able to feel safe in the privacy of our homes is something most Americans cherish. We have the right to know what steps ICE is taking when it executes home raids that abridge that privacy, and the court’s decision takes us one step closer to vindicating that right.”

    To hear stories from the women swept up in the ICE raids, see the SPLC’s report, “Families in Fear”

    https://www.splcenter.org/20160128/families-fear-atlanta-immigration-raids

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  19. Ametia says:

    Why should I be civil to white people who don’t care about people of color?

    View story at Medium.com

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  21. rikyrah says:

    Chance the Rapper from SNL last night

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  22. rikyrah says:

    Good Morning, Everyone 😄😄😄

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  23. Ametia says:

    Good Morning, 3 Chics Family & Friends.

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