Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Monday Open Thread | Happy Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. Let us remember all who fought for this country and died in service to this country. Never forget, African-Americans have served in the military of this country since before this country was an actual country. Did … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Open Thread

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#MemorialDay was started by former slaves on May 1, 1865

On this date in 1865, former Black slaves started Memorial Day in America. This occurred in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up … Continue reading

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President Obama & First Lady Michelle Honor Veterans on Memorial Day

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Serendipity SOUL | Memorial Day Monday Open Thread

Photo Credit: PR Photos May 25, 2011, (Sawf News) – First Lady Michelle Obama made standout and stately style statements at Oxford and London during the first couple’s state visit to the United Kingdom.

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