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I was practically born a member of the Democratic Party. I began registering people to vote while still in elementary school, often after Sunday school. I'm excited about the future of our party because good, in the end, always wins!

Journal Archives

Celebrating Black History, Ray Charles!

Definitely larger than life, Ray Charles brought soul and class to the music industry. Check out this fun clip featuring Charles and Jamie Foxx.

Celebrating Black History Month, a toast to Nina!

Grab a glass of whatever tickles your fancy and enjoy!

A favorite rendition of Four Women....

Jacqueline Avant, wife of famed music executive Clarence Avant, has died.

Wife of famed music executive Clarence Avant shot and killed during apparent home invasion robbery
The wife of famed music executive Clarence Avant was killed at the couple's Beverly Hills home in an apparent home invasion robbery, NBC 4 reports.

Jacqueline Avant suffered a gunshot wound during the apparent robbery, and no suspects have been arrested as of yet. She was transported to a hospital where she died.

An aerial photo showed a broken sliding glass window at the couple's home.

"Clarence Avant is known as the Godfather of Black Music, and has been regularly celebrated by artists such as Jay-Z and Diddy, L.A. Reid and Babyface," NBC 4's report stated. "He began as a talent manager in the 1950s, worked at Venture Records in Southern California and founded L.A.-based Sussex Records and Avant Garde Broadcasting."

Jacqueline Avant was a former model in the Ebony Fashion Fair and served as president of the Neighbors of Watts, a support group that focused on child care. She was also a member of the board of directors of UCLA's International Student Center.

Full article: https://www.rawstory.com/jacqueline-avant-shooting/


Rest in peace, Jacqueline Avant.

*Edited to remove " today" from the title. The incident occurred on Tuesday night.
** Edited again to add news cljp.

The collaboration I never knew I needed....

This collaboration needs to happen!

Kudos to all of the content creators out there!

Still Got It!

These are the singers from the iconic 1989 movie starring Morgan Freeman entitled, Lean On Me. These gentleman performed the school anthem, "Fair Eastside", in one of the film's most famous scenes. Check out their vocals then and now.



Hope For The Future

When the Angels Heard Paula.......

I Want To Be Evil!

Eartha Kitt at her finest.

"Can't Touch This"

Educators are simply the best. This parody of MC Hammer's smash hit, 'Can't Touch This', is hilarious. Enjoy!

He "needs to learn". WTH

From rawstory.com

Mississippi Republican tells Black lawmaker he ‘needs to learn’ as Confederate emblem flies behind them


1 min ago

June 29, 2020
A live television interview with two Mississippi lawmakers was tainted by a man who insisted on flying the state’s flag with a Confederate emblem in the background.

Just hours after Mississippi’s legislature voted to allow the Confederate battle emblem to be removed from the state flag, MSNBC spoke to state House Minority Leader Robert Johnson III.

As Johnson spoke, a man behind him positioned the Mississippi flag so that the Confederate battle emblem could be seen above the Black lawmaker’s head.

“The flag is just a beginning,” Johnson said, motioning to Mississippi’s Republican Speaker of the House Philip Gunn, who was also in the live shot.
More at link: https://www.rawstory.com/2020/06/mississippi-republican-tells-black-lawmaker-he-needs-to-learn-as-confederate-emblem-flies-behind-them/

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