Category Archives: Current Events

Video | First Lady Michelle Obama Delivers 2016 Santa Fe Indian High School Commencement Address

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the 2016 Santa Fe Indian High School Commencement Address. Watch the entire ceremony below Watch it live here First lady Michelle Obama concluded her remarks at the Santa Fe Indian School graduation just before 3 … Continue reading

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Media Plans to Call Democratic Primary for Hillary Clinton Before California Polls Close

Chris Matthews sat down with Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, and confirmed that MSNBC and several other media networks intend to call the Democratic primary race for Hillary Clinton before polls close in California on June 7. Matthews said … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Edward Nero | Not Guilty

Officer Edward Nero trial: Freddie Gray case live coverage Live Judge Barry G. Williams is scheduled to issue a ruling Monday in the case of Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship | Jonathan Butler

Jonathan Butler (born October 10, 1961, Athlone, Cape Town, South Africa) is a singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music is often classified as R&B, jazz fusion or worship music. Born and raised in Cape Town during Apartheid, Butler started singing and … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Native American Week

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Friday Open Thread | Native American Week

Sapulpa High School Says “Yes” to Native Moccasins at Graduation A Sapulpa Oklahoma High School that initially refused to allow Native American graduating senior Liseanne Yazzie to wear traditional moccasins to her graduation ceremony has changed its stance and will … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Edward Nero | Day 6

Freddie Gray case: Verdict expected Monday after closing arguments Thursday in Officer Nero trial Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero chose not take the stand as testimony in his trial concluded Wednesday, and Circuit Judge Barry Williams said he planned to … Continue reading

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