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Mayor Dellums, Rep. Lee Snubbed At Oakland Police Funera…

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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

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The Black Power Movement

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Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Hampton Park Pt. 1

Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication started at High Noon in Hampton Park just left of the Main Gazebo. It was a wonderful gathering… EXTREMELY EDUCATIONAL!!!
Denmark Vesey (born c. 1767, probably St. Thomas, Danish West Indies-died July 2, 1822, Charleston, S.C.), self-educated black man who planned the most extensive slave revolt in U.S. history (Charleston, 1822).
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Mayor Dellums, Rep. Lee Snubbed At Oakland Police Funera…

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The Cotton Club – Harlem Renaissance

During the Harlem Renaissance, the happening place to be was the Cotton Club, located in the heart of Harlem… unless you were black.
DUKE ELLINGTON – the history of the COTTON CLUB in Harlem (part 1 of 2)
Here’s more about Ellington and the glory days of Harlem in New York City but with an emphasis on the legendary Cotton Club. (And also watch the adjoining cl…
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