Category Archives: Dreams

Legend Cicely Tyson Dies At 96😢😢

Cicely Tyson, an Actress Who Shattered Stereotypes, Dies at 96 – The New York Times — Erica L. Green (@EricaLG) January 29, 2021 Legend. Phenomenon. Human Wonder. Once in a lifetime talent. All of these describe Ms. Cicely Tyson, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Political Food For Thought

Came across this Twitter thread and thought they made good points.   Presidential candidates in 2024. Yes, I am doing this. You know when Sanders lost the election. Nov, 11, 2016. Sanders slammed " civil rights" as identity politics foreclosing … Continue reading

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Why Brown v. Board of Education Is STILL the Most Important Court Decision of the 20th Century

This week has been the Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The First Lady went to Topeka, Kansas to deliver a speech about the Anniversary. On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v … Continue reading

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Derrick Coleman Makes Fans Dreams Come True for Super Bowl Sunday!

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson It all started with this Duracell commercial: Derrick Coleman Makes Fans Dreams Come True Riley Kovalcik (r.), 9, who is hearing imparied, wrote a touching letter to Seattle Seahawks Derrick Coleman, who is legally deaf. She’s pictured … Continue reading

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Videos | 5oth Anniversay March on Washington | The 2013 Speeches

Updated-8-27-13 We’ll post as availalbe.

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Video | Melissa Harris Perry & Daughter Parker’s Co-Interview With Gabriele Douglas

Really appreciated the interview MHP and her daughter Parker had with Gabby Douglas. It was a smart move to get another young black pre-teenage girl interview Gabby, ask the quesitons that are dear to young girls, and receive the answers … Continue reading

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President Obama Speaks On The Economy In Ohio


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The Obama Presidency Featured In Quilts At DuSable Museum Of African American History

Hat tip SG2 Journey of Hope in America: Quilts Inspired by President Barack Obama Journey of Hope in America: Quilts Inspired by President Barack Obama dissects the milestone historic and momentous occasion in American history- the election of an African American man as … Continue reading

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Ruth Wrench 103 Years Old Osawatomie Resident Hears President Obama’s Speech

Hat tip SG2! Read about Ruth Werench here. Gotta love stories like this.

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Van Jones’ “Rebuild The Dream” Takes Action On Jobs

Van Jones on The Last Word last night.  His organization Rebuild The Dream is Takin’ IT to the Streets next week.  Look out Tea Party!  The Middle class ain’t having it.  It’s about time, folks! Catch the conference live streaming beginning Tuesday, … Continue reading

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