Slate MagazineAfrican-Americans Have Been Drinking Cognac for a Lot Longer Than You ThinkSlate MagazineCognac's relationship with African-American consumers started later, when black soldiers stationed in southwest France were introduced to it during both world wars. The connection between cognac producers and black consumers was likely bolstered by the ...and more »
Memphis Officials Propose an African-American TrailThe RootMemphis, Tenn., officials have pitched the idea of an African-American historical trail to the City Council, the Associated Press reports. The trail, which would be dedicated to black leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr., would include new monuments ...African-American trail proposed in MemphisWRCB-TVall 14 news articles »
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Earlier this year we learned that President Barack Obama's 69-year old uncle ... Onyango Obama ... might get deported back to Kenya after living in the United States for over 50 years. Today, we learn that Kenyan-born 'Uncle Omar', who ignored a deportation order more than two decades ago, was granted permission to stay in the U.S. Judge Leonard Shapiro made the decision after Onyango Obama, 69,
When the tea party jumped the sharkBucks County Courier TimesIf Ken Cuccinelli loses his bid to be the next governor of Virginia on Tuesday, as polls suggest he will, the date of the Republican defeat will be traced back to May 18. That was the day the Republican Party in the commonwealth took what had been a ...and more »
Minnie Riperton was born on this date in 1947. Her goal at a very young age was to become a famous singer. Riperton studied opera and spent months learning how to breathe and listening to and holding vowels.She left school early to make $10 a song, singing backup at local studios. Some reports indicate that Minnie signed her first contract at 14, while others report her to be 16. [SOURCE]In 1969,
Local Tea Party Says They Are Being Singled OutKTRHIf you believe what one local Tea Party group says then they might very well have been singled out by Republicans in Brazoria County. For three years Sue Stringer and the Alvin Tea Party Patriots were able to use public space in the Brazoria County ...
Raw StoryTea party radio host misses felony court date because he was in jail for ...Raw StoryA Michigan tea party activist missed a scheduled court appearance in Wisconsin because he spent Thanksgiving weekend in jail on felony charges in the Upper Peninsula. Doug Sedenquist was arrested last week and charged with extortion, using a ...Michigan tea party activist faces charges of extortion,