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Monday Open Thread | Blacks Have Consistently Lived Under Systemic Oppression

During Thursday’s Congressional Black Caucus panel discussion addressing reshaping the criminal justice system and the role activists play in the movement to address issues affecting African-Americans, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) spoke about the oppression Blacks have faced throughout the history … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | #VeteransForKaepernick Exploded On Twitter

Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand during the national anthem has taken over the news cycle. It seems almost everyone has weighed in on the issue except one, extremely important group: American combat veterans. That changed Tuesday night the hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: Great Duos – Sam & Dave

Today’s duo is Sam & Dave.

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Saturday Open Thread | ‘Love on My Mind’ Week

Happy Saturday, Everyone. Enjoy your weekend with Friends & Family. More LOVE continues… Phyllis Hyman – You Know How To Love Me Phyllis Hyman – No One Can Love You More Evelyn Champagne King – Love Come Down The Delfonics: … Continue reading

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President Obama Delivers Remarks on Orlando Massacre

Transcript of President Obama’ remarks: Today, as Americans, we grieve the brutal murder — a horrific massacre — of dozens of innocent people. We pray for their families, who are grasping for answers with broken hearts. We stand with the … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Steely Dan Week

Happy Friday, Everyone! Black Friday Aja

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Remembering Prince

  SG2 thought that the other thread was getting full, so we are posting a new Prince thread. I was glued to the tv last night. Going from channel to channel. I still can’t believe it.   Neither can Luvvie: … Continue reading

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