Tag Archives: American History

Thursday Open Thread | Remembering Toni Morrison😢😢

We lost one of the giants this week when Toni Morrison died at the age of 88. There really are no words to describe how brilliant Ms. Morrison was, and what she brought to the world as a FREE Black … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Birthday, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is the federal observance of the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We used to have a President who observed a day of service to others on this day. But, we know that ended on January 20, … Continue reading

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Aretha Franklin: THE QUEEN OF SOUL

The Queen of Soul is gone. As long as I’ve been alive, Aretha Franklin was here. I have heard so many folks say that they felt like Aretha Franklin was family. I understand that. To me, like so many others, … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Ken Burns’ Documentary on Jackie Robinson

This past week on PBS, they aired the documentary that was done on Jackie Robinson. By showing the context of Jackie Robinson’s life, including many stories about how he grew up, and what happened in his life, it brought out … Continue reading

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Remembering President John F Kennedy’s Assassination

Today marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination,  one of the most traumatic events in American history. Anyone who was alive on that day and was older than a toddler remembers where  they were and what they … Continue reading

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February has been designated BLACK HISTORY MONTH.  But we here at 3 Chics celebrate our history everyday, because African-American History is AMERICAN HISTORY! To understand America and any other country, we must begin with Africa, pre slavery.  While never forgetting this crime … Continue reading

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