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Arrested for…Riding a Train While Black?

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown’s sister vowed the family feud was “far from over” between their family and the late Whitney Houston’s kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown.
A frustrated Leolah Brown walked out of the St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta on Saturday and spoke to reporters gathered outside. She was angry because of some words that were said during the funeral by Pat Houston, the sister-in-law and former manager of Whitney
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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…

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The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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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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