Tag Archives: Freedom

Dear Black Men & Women, Hillary Clinton is NO Harriet Tubman!

Black women have the power to elect the next POTUS, just like we did for the current one. @donnabrazile @NoGOPNo And we show up to vote! pic.twitter.com/lephckDHpm — Anna (@AuntLulie) February 24, 2016 The statistics do not lie. We’ve always … Continue reading

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President Obama Speaks at the 150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment

Please forward video to 45:00 mark. The Blessings of a Black President speaking on the 150 anniversary of the 13th Amendment, and especially in this racially-charged environment in America. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT! President #Obama gave a powerful speech today … Continue reading

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Juneteenth Facts

Hat tip: Madameniore.com Juneteenth is one of the most important days in African American history but we bet there’s still a lot you don’t know about this historic occasion.

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Monday Open Thread | Charles Mingus Week!

Happy Monday, Everyone! This week’s featured artist is the great Jazz Bassist Mr. Charles Mingus. CHARLES MINGUS, Freedom (Part I) CHARLES MINGUS, Freedom (Part II) Wiki: Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was a highly influential … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Speaks on Middle East & North Africa Policy

Ok let’s see if this post remains… Transcript: THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you very much. Thank you. Please, have a seat. Thank you very much. I want to begin by thanking Hillary Clinton, who has traveled … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Sweet Honey in the Rock is an internationally renowned all-woman, African-American a cappella ensemble. They are an American Grammy Award-winning (and many times nominated) troupe who express their history as women of color through song, while entertaining their audience. They … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

“We Shall Overcome” is a protest song that became a key anthem of the US civil rights movement. The lyrics of the song are derived from the refrain of a gospel song by Charles Albert Tindley. The song was published … Continue reading

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