Category Archives: Culture

Monday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

This Week 3 Chics highlights the groundbreaking Mini series Roots. Last month marked the 4oth Anniversary of “Roots.” Based on the book, Roots: the Saga of an American Family, by Alex Haley. We’ll feature selected scenes from the movie. As … Continue reading

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Little Myles Kingston Sadler singing Bob Marley’s Forever Loving Jah

Little Myles is a star. He has moves too… singing, jumping around & dancing like Bob Marley. So adorable. Just too much cuteness. I can’t stop watching. It’s amazing. God given talent. Parents Suze and Jabari Sadler

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Thursday Open Thread

Hello, Everyone.  If you aren’t watching the ABC sitcom, “Black-ish”  WHY NOT? Here are clips from the latest episodes. Black-ish! Trump’s America Good Dre Hunting Read: Rage almost all the time. Catch the full episodes on Netflix or Amazon Prime.

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Monday Open Thread| Minnesota Travel & Tourism

Happy Monday, Everyone. Hope you’re enjoying your start to the New Year. Will do my best this week to feature some GROOVY spots to check out, if you’re traveling to the Twin Cities this year. #1.  PAISLEY PARK Headquarters for … Continue reading

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Singer George Michael Dead at the Age of 53

I’m so done with 2016. DONE!! From The New York Times: George Michael, Pop Superstar, Has Died at 53 By JON PARELES DEC. 25, 2016 George Michael, the creamy-voiced English songwriter who sold tens of millions of albums in the … Continue reading

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President Obama | 2106 Kennedy Center Honors Reception

This is the President Obama’s last Kennedy Center Honors Reception. Al Pacino, Mavis Staples, Martha Argerich, James Taylor, and The Eagles THE 39TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 27 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: It’s All Related, Part 2

The second movie that I hope you will see this Holiday Season is the big screen adaptation of the August Wilson play Fences, starring Denzel  Washington and Viola Davis. August Wilson was instrumental in bringing the Black experience, in all … Continue reading

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