Category Archives: History

Friday Open Thread | Thank You, President Barack Obama

To the 44th President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama II… Dear President Obama, As the close of your 8 years is upon us, I find it so hard to write this post. I remember watching your speech in … Continue reading

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Executive Branch Criminal Activities By Presidential Administration

During President Obama’s 8 years in office, not one administration official was indicted. No Drama Obama

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Thursday Open Thread | First Lady Michelle Obama

President Obama: Michelle, for the past twenty-five years, you’ve been not only my wife and mother of my children, but my best friend. ….you made the White House a place that belongs to everybody. You have made me proud, and … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Birthday, Dr. King

Today is when we celebrate the National Birthday honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Why Steve Harvey’s Coonery today is so disturbing

So, I’m minding my own business, and I read from twitter that Steve Harvey’s taken his cooning behind to Trump Tower to see #NotMyPresident. He comes out, and this is the bullshyt that he’s spreading. JUST IN: Entertainer Steve Harvey … Continue reading

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An actual “literacy test” given to black voters by the state of Louisiana in the 1960s

Take The Challenge: Would You Have Been Able To Pass The Literacy Test Given To Black Voters In The 1960s? Below are scans of an actual “literacy test” given to black voters by the state of Louisiana in the 1960s. … Continue reading

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President Obama & Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Pearl Harbor

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama participate in a wreath-laying ceremony aboard the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 27, 2016. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

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