Tag Archives: Black Culture

The Sound Of Young America: The History Of Motown

The Sound Of Young America: The History Of Motown

“The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House” is a PBS music special that was taped in the East Room of the White House. President and Mrs. Obama hosted the event on Thursday, February 24, 2011 in celebration of Black History Month and the legacy of Motown.

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Mr. Clutch

Mr. Clutch

You should know better than to challenge President Obama to a game of anything, even if it is only a game of H-O-R-S-E. He did not become President of the free world by losing…

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The Second Obama Vs. Romney Debate

The Second Obama Vs. Romney Debate

Wow, what a difference two weeks makes. I did not dump on the President after the first debate, like the rest of the world did. BUT, I must admit that I prefer the man who came out in the second debate swinging on the first question, kept spanking his opponent for 90 minutes, went in for the uncontested 47% death blow at the very end, and dropped the mic on the stage on the way out. That is the man that I voted for and will get my support for four more years. To continue with my Ali analogies, Barack is a “Baaad man”.

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Celebrities Step Up For Obama

Celebrities Step Up For Obama

Celebrities from Morgan Freeman to Jay Z step up and support President Barack Obama.

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The First Debate Aftermath

The First Debate Aftermath

So now it is the weekend after the first debate and let’s recap where we are…Obama supporters have come down off of the ceiling and screwed their heads back on after their collective post debate meltdown. I have already provided my thinking, psuedo-conspiracy theory, on Barack’s strategy during the debate (see my post on The First Obama Vs. Romney Debate). Let me summarize…ROPE-A-DOPE. Oh yee of little faith…

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Why Obama Now

Why Obama Now

Wow! Forget the debates. Let’s just run this video on national TV and call it a day. I think this is one of the clearest articulations AND visualizations of President Obama’s definition of the role of government that I have ever seen, complete with cool graphics for the attention challenged. Lucas Gray, animator of The Simpsons and Family Guy, and his talented crew have done what they do best, animating the President’s speech given at the Associated Press Luncheon in April. The full transcript of this speech is below. WATCH AND SHARE!!!

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The First Obama Vs. Romney Debate

The First Obama Vs. Romney Debate

Here is the full video of the first Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, held October 3, 2012. I think that it was Obama’s strategy to rope-a-dope and not give Romney an opening to explain away (e.g. LIE, DENY, EVADE, SHAPE-SHIFT) all of his offensive and out of touch comments, gaffes and policy positions to millions of people with so much time left on the clock before the election. Now Republican money stays invested behind the top of the ticket, does not get diverted to the down ticket races. See where I am going with this…

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Obama Works It!!!

Obama Works It!!!

Here is a fun video supporting the Obama re-election effort from Nathan Barnatt, the LA dancing fool.

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Barack And Michelle On The View

Barack And Michelle On The View

Here is the video from the first couple’s appearance on The View.

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The Conservative History Of The United States

The Conservative History Of The United States

According to an article posted in The New Yorker by Jack Hitt, the following timeline reflects the conservative historical view from the inception of the republic to today. Not the way I remember the facts, but an interesting alternative theory of U.S. history…Explains quite a bit…

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“Wake The F@#% Up”

“Wake The F@#% Up”

Not to be outdone by Randy Newman’s satire, Samuel L. Jackson delivers a serious wake up call to the electorate on behalf of our Funky President, Barack Obama.

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President Obama Clinton Initiative Annual Meeting Speech

President Obama Clinton Initiative Annual Meeting Speech

President Barack Obama
Clinton Initiative Annual Meeting Speech
September 25, 2012

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President Obama United Nations General Assembly Address

President Obama United Nations General Assembly Address

President Barack Obama
U.N. General Assembly Address
September 25, 2012

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The First Lady’s Speech To The Congressional Black Caucus

The First Lady’s Speech To The Congressional Black Caucus

First Lady Michelle Obama
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 42nd Annual Phoenix Awards Dinner Speech
September 22, 2012

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I’m Dreaming Of A White President

I’m Dreaming Of A White President

This is pretty funny, in a sad social commentary kind of way. Randy Newman satirically sums up what is really happening in this election.

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2012 DNC – Day Three Speeches

2012 DNC – Day Three Speeches

Here are the speeches from day three of the DNC convention.

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2012 Democratic National Convention Nomination Acceptance Speech

2012 Democratic National Convention Nomination Acceptance Speech

President Barack Obama
Democratic National Convention Nomination Acceptance Speech
September 6, 2012

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2012 DNC Convention – Day Two Speeches

2012 DNC Convention – Day Two Speeches

Here are the speeches from day two of the DNC convention.

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A Celebration Of The First Family

A Celebration Of The First Family

I was reminded last night as I listened to our First Lady Michelle Obama deliver an earth shatteringly amazing speech at the 2012 DNC convention how brilliant she is. You know that she is smart because she is heavily credentialed, with double Ivy League degrees from Princeton and Harvard, the latter being a law degree. But what struck me as I listened to her speak is that she really is in a totally different league.

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2012 DNC Convention – Day One Speeches

2012 DNC Convention – Day One Speeches

Here are the powerful speeches from the first day of the 2012 DNC Convention.

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