Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Homegoing for Aretha Louise Franklin

Today is the Homegoing for Aretha Louise Franklin. The Queen of Soul. Aretha’s funeral is AN EVENT — Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) August 30, 2018 I hope that this works. This is the live stream. Sorry, if it doesn’t work. … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Hate to Say It, But, We Told You So. The Latest about Immigration and Puerto Rico

There were two stories that were so disturbing, I couldn’t choose between the two. The first is from Puerto Rico. We here at 3CHICS have always been adamant- the racism, combined with the incompetence, was killing American Citizens in Puerto … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | This Is Who They Are- Meet the GOP Chief Economist Behind Their Hunger Games Mentality

Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent’s Stealth Takeover of America By Lynn Parramore May 30, 2018 Nobel laureate James Buchanan is the intellectual linchpin of the Koch-funded attack on democratic institutions, argues Duke historian Nancy MacLean Ask people to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | The GOP Knows That It Can’t Win WITHOUT CHEATING

The GOP knows that it can’t win WITHOUT CHEATING. WITHOUT VOTER SUPPRESSION. We had gotten this news from Georgia. FIRED: The Georgia election consultant who proposed closing most voting locations in a primarily African American county — David Beard … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Following the Money Never Fails : Immunity Everywhere You Look

Last week was a week of legal deals. The beginning ‘ deal’ worked out by Michael Cohen, where he admitted, under oath, in open court, that he broke election law under the orders of the President of the United States. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Robert Mueller, III, Played the Long Game

This past week has been very interesting indeed. For those of us who believe in the rule of law, and were hoping that we would finally see some justice come our way, it seems that we were rewarded. One of … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Born, August 26, 1918, Happy 100th Birthday, Katherine Johnson! A true American hero, whose body of work earned her a movie highlighting her contributions to the world, a building named after her, and a doll. Today, retired @NASA_Langley mathematician Katherine … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Happy Saturday Everyone. Here’s a prelude to Katherine Johnson’s 100th Birthday. On Sunday, Katherine Johnson celebrates her 100th birthday! 🎂🎉 Celebrate this milestone by sharing her inspiring story with your students. K-4: — NASA Education (@NASAedu) August … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

Happy Friday, Everyone. Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan to Perform at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Detroit ceremony will include tributes by soul and gospel luminaries such as Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill and Yolanda Adams

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Thursday Open Thread | Classic Soul Train Week

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