Tag Archives: current events

Saturday Open Thread | Oliver N’Goma | Barre

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Friday Open Thread | White Arkansas woman arrested after pulling gun on black teens fundraising for football team

I drove my kids around to raise money for band trips, selling band calendars, cookie dough, raffle tickets. No way in hell I’d let my kids do this now….. the world has gone mad. A white Arkansas woman earlier this … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Kamala Harris: Trump Administration Is Running A “Campaign Of Terror” against minority communities

The thug pretending to be president IS running a campaign of terror. It is no different than the klan’s reign of racial terror against Black people. His hateful words are radicalizing people like #PatrickCrusius to target & kill folks in … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Oliver N’Goma | Nge

Oliver N’Goma was a Gabonese afro-zouk and soukous singer and guitarist. Nicknamed “Noli,” he was born in Mayumba in south-west Gabon in 1959. He is best known for his 1989 song Bane, which was popularized by Radio Africa N.1 and … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Jeffrey Epstein found injured in federal jail cell

Jeffrey Epstein, the Palm Beach millionaire who was arrested earlier this month on child sex-trafficking charges, was found injured in his New York jail cell Wednesday, News 4 New York reported. The station said Epstein, 66, was found in the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Old School Weekend

Willie Hutch – I Choose You

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Julián Castro on reparations for slavery

If elected president, 2020 Democratic contender Julián Castro said he would create a commission to explore the possibility of reparations for slavery. During a stop Sunday at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Castro did not commit to paying … Continue reading

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