Category Archives: Open Letter

Sunday Praise & Worship | Christmas Jams 2019

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen) is an English traditional Christmas carol. The melody is in Aeolian mode. It was published by William B. Sandys in 1833, although the author is unknown.[1] Like so many early Christmas songs, this carol was … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Santa Baby” was originally recorded by Eartha Kitt with Henri René and his orchestra in New York City, in July, 1953. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-5502 (in the USA),[2] and by EMI on the … Continue reading

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Coverage of Amber Guyger Murder Trial

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger is on trial for murder after she fatally shot Botham Shem Jean on September 6, 2018. Guyger was off duty but still in uniform when she went into Jean’s apartment at South Side Flats. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Nadler says there’s ‘very substantial evidence’ to impeach Trump

Washington (CNN) House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler on Sunday said Robert Mueller’s report presents “very substantial evidence” that President Donald Trump is “guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors” — an impeachable offense. “We have to … let Mueller present those … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | The future of the Democratic Party is Stacey Abrams

I can’t help myself- I am absolutely a fan of Stacey Abrams. Unapologetically a fan. I definitely hope that she runs in 2020. This country needs someone like her in political leadership in this country. She has the way forward. … Continue reading

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Sunday Praise & Worship | Christmas Jams 2018

O Little Town of Bethlehem is a popular Christmas carol. The text was written by Phillips Brooks (1835–1893), an Episcopal priest, rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Philadelphia. He was inspired by visiting the village of Bethlehem in … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: Family of Botham Jean demands answers

"Botham died in a way that he himself calculated he could never die in," Botham Jean's mother tells CBS News, acknowledging that the St. Lucia native was fully aware of the strained relationship between the black community in U.S. and … Continue reading

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