Category Archives: Breaking News

Open Thread | So, the filibuster lives another day because of the pair of Trifling Tricks , Sinema and Manchin😠

Talk about being on the wrong side of history.😠 I swear to Gawd the MSM is determined to not call a thing a thing. Why are they still saying @Sen_JoeManchin and @SenatorSinema support voting rights? They don’t and folks should … Continue reading

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Fashion Icon Andre Leon Talley Dead at 73

2022 has been brutal. Not even out of the month January. RIP🙏🏽😢 Fashion icon Andre Leon Talley has died at 73, TMZ reports https://t.co/MzbAzXVEMq pic.twitter.com/Lah0127acS — philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 19, 2022 In A.L.T.: A Memoir, he talked about how … Continue reading

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RIP, General Charles McGee, One of the last Tuskegee Airmen, Dead at 102

RIP, General.🙏🏾😪 Today, we lost an American hero. Charles McGee, Brigadier General and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airman, passed at the age of 102. While I am saddened by his loss, I'm also incredibly grateful for his sacrifice, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | President Biden and Vice-President Harris Came to Georgia to Push Voting Rights

Despite what some said, it was very important that 46 and MVP came to Georgia. Push Voting Rights. Push it in a state with an important Governor and Senate race later this year. "As an institutionalist, I believe that the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | COVID Update

Folks, I know we're all tired and frustrated about the pandemic. But please, wear your mask in public to protect yourself and others. Get vaccinated and boosted. Take advantage of what resources we already have. We’ll get through this—together.pic.twitter.com/2CbSjLwOcG — … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Dear Mayor Lightfoot..

Dear Mayor Lightfoot: As the granddaughter, daughter, niece and sister of School Teachers, I am perplexed by your recent hostility towards the Chicago Teachers Union. Teachers are part of public service, but, they are also people. They are wives, mothers, … Continue reading

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Trailblazer and Legend Sidney Poitier Has Died At 94

I cannot feel too sad for someone who lived a long life,and made a difference. The man was trailblazer. RIP🙏🏾😪 MORE: Poitier became the first Black man to win an Academy Award for best actor in 1964 for his role … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So, We Remembered the Unsuccessful Coup Attempt

What I remember most about 1/6 is that the domestic terrorists were just allowed to go home. There were no paddy wagons waiting to take them directly to jail. I have no doubt that they intended to kill Pence and … Continue reading

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Showbiz Legend Betty White Dead At 99

I can’t even feel bad about this one. Or sad. She lived a long life, was vibrant until the end. And, her talent will be with us forever. “To be able to spend a lifetime in the business you love … Continue reading

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We Lost Two Giants Today. From Sports, John Madden. From Politics, former Senator Harry Reid.

🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 for both. Rest In Power.😪😪 A coaching legend. A broadcasting icon. Beloved by football fans everywhere. Remembering John Madden. pic.twitter.com/6jbIl1kdZq — NFL (@NFL) December 29, 2021 Breaking News: Harry Reid, the Democrat from Nevada who helped steer the Affordable … Continue reading

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