Category Archives: Memorial

Open Thread | Happy Memorial Day

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! Memorial Day, AKA Decoration Day, was originally started by freedmen. The History Channel & many other credible historians have confirmed that the popular holiday, in fact, initially an event held by newly liberated Blacks in Charleston, SCReceipts … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

You helped change the world. You certainly changed my world. I have so many opportunities because of your battles. Share this clip of my father. We must study him beyond the end of ‘I Have a Dream.’ (and that’s taken … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread | Remembering 9/11

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend fully vaccinated, with family and friends. Trying to use the internet for good. I hope that by amplifying this story,that the passengers will recognize her father and contact her. Did … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day. As we remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. On #MemorialDay, let’s remember that Black Americans served and sacrificed on the basis of what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. called “a promissory note” for equality & … Continue reading

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We Have Lost 3 Musical Giants: Little Richard, Andre Harrell and Betty Wright😢😢🙏🙏

May they all Rest In Power. And, the legacy of the music they created will live on for many generations to come.    

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Nipsey Hussle: Memorial service at the Staples Center in LA, live stream

Nipsey Hussle’s Celebration of Life is about to begin at Staples Center, and TMZ is live streaming what’s expected to be a very emotional memorial service. The slain Crenshaw rapper is being honored with a spectacular service in downtown L.A., … Continue reading

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Sculpture at Lynching Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama.

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The National Lynching Memorial Opens In Alabama

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday, stands high on a hillside overlooking downtown Montgomery, Ala. Beyond the buildings you can see the winding Alabama River and hear the distant whistle of a train — the nexus that … Continue reading

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The Equal Justice Initiative National Lynching Museum

The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) plans to build a national memorial to victims of lynching in Montgomery, Alabama, which is expected to open in 2018. This memorial project relating to America’s history of racial terror and lynching will become the … Continue reading

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Lizz Brown Memorial Service

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