Archive for the 'American History' Category

LIVE STREAMING: Homegoing of Poet Amiri Baraka at the Newark Symphony Hall, New Jersey

• January 18, 2014 • Comments Off on LIVE STREAMING: Homegoing of Poet Amiri Baraka at the Newark Symphony Hall, New Jersey

Nelson Mandela Memorialized With a Second Line Parade in New Orleans

• December 15, 2013 • Comments Off on Nelson Mandela Memorialized With a Second Line Parade in New Orleans

In Case, You Are Wondering, It’s Thanksgivukkah…

• November 29, 2013 • Comments Off on In Case, You Are Wondering, It’s Thanksgivukkah…

Zimmerman Released On Bail; Ex-Girlfriend Alleges That He Has Contemplated Suicide and Has Choked Her

• November 19, 2013 • 1 Comment

George Zimmerman, Killer of Trayvon Martin, Charged With Domestic Violence Against His New Girlfriend

• November 18, 2013 • Comments Off on George Zimmerman, Killer of Trayvon Martin, Charged With Domestic Violence Against His New Girlfriend

Filmmaker Ken Burns Says New Mayor Bill DeBlasio Will Settle With The Central Park Five

• November 14, 2013 • Comments Off on Filmmaker Ken Burns Says New Mayor Bill DeBlasio Will Settle With The Central Park Five

Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: Can’t Get Online to Obtain Obamacare? Go The Paper Route

• November 7, 2013 • Comments Off on Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: Can’t Get Online to Obtain Obamacare? Go The Paper Route

AEG Found NOT Liable For Michael Jackson’s Death

• October 2, 2013 • Comments Off on AEG Found NOT Liable For Michael Jackson’s Death

Obamacare Is Winning

• October 2, 2013 • Comments Off on Obamacare Is Winning

Some Thursday Love: Kenny Rankin, “Silver Morning,” 1974

• September 26, 2013 • Comments Off on Some Thursday Love: Kenny Rankin, “Silver Morning,” 1974

I’m Not Gone, Just Writing and Job Hunting and…

• September 26, 2013 • 1 Comment

“Stop and Frisk” Ruled Unconstitutional in New York City: Attorney General Holder May Strike Down Current Sentencing Rules for Nonviolent and Lower Level Offenders

• August 12, 2013 • Comments Off on “Stop and Frisk” Ruled Unconstitutional in New York City: Attorney General Holder May Strike Down Current Sentencing Rules for Nonviolent and Lower Level Offenders

How Do I Feel About Flori-DUH After The Zimmerman Trial?

• July 15, 2013 • 5 Comments

A Song for Lester Chambers of The Chambers Brothers Who Tried to Sing for Trayvon on The Night of The Verdict (w/Updates)

• July 14, 2013 • 4 Comments

In Case You Missed It: Trayvon’s Mother, Sybrina Fulton, and His Older Brother, Jahvaris Fulton, Testify for the Prosecution in the George Zimmerman Case

• July 5, 2013 • Comments Off on In Case You Missed It: Trayvon’s Mother, Sybrina Fulton, and His Older Brother, Jahvaris Fulton, Testify for the Prosecution in the George Zimmerman Case

Paying For Your Paycheck: Companies Using Prepaid Cards That Charge Fees to Pay Hourly Employees

• July 3, 2013 • Comments Off on Paying For Your Paycheck: Companies Using Prepaid Cards That Charge Fees to Pay Hourly Employees

LeVar Burton Explains It All For Us When It Comes to “Driving While Black”

• July 3, 2013 • 1 Comment

LIVE STREAMING IV: The George Zimmerman Trial for the Murder of Trayvon Martin

• July 2, 2013 • Comments Off on LIVE STREAMING IV: The George Zimmerman Trial for the Murder of Trayvon Martin

Trayvon’s Death Scene

• June 26, 2013 • 31 Comments

LIVE STREAMING III: The George Zimmerman Trial for The Murder of Trayvon Martin

• June 24, 2013 • Comments Off on LIVE STREAMING III: The George Zimmerman Trial for The Murder of Trayvon Martin

Little Grace Colbert, Star of the Cheerios Biracial Family Ad, and Her Parents Speak

• June 11, 2013 • Comments Off on Little Grace Colbert, Star of the Cheerios Biracial Family Ad, and Her Parents Speak

LIVE STREAMING: Last Pre-Trial Hearing Before The George Zimmerman Trial Begins Monday in Florida (w/Update)

• June 7, 2013 • Comments Off on LIVE STREAMING: Last Pre-Trial Hearing Before The George Zimmerman Trial Begins Monday in Florida (w/Update)

Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: Ex-“Lambeau Leap” Footballer LeRoy Butler Gives a Four-Word Tweet of Support for Jason Collins; Loses Church Gig, But Gains More Fans for His Stand Against Homophobia

• May 3, 2013 • Comments Off on Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: Ex-“Lambeau Leap” Footballer LeRoy Butler Gives a Four-Word Tweet of Support for Jason Collins; Loses Church Gig, But Gains More Fans for His Stand Against Homophobia

Aren’t You Glad It Isn’t Anyone Black? Putting to Rest The Myth of The Dark-Skinned Terrorist

• April 19, 2013 • 1 Comment

Martin Richard: One Important Observation About The Boston Marathon Bombing

• April 17, 2013 • 4 Comments