Tag Archives: Cultural Icons

President Obama Eulogy For Reverend Clementa Pinckney

President Obama Eulogy For Reverend Clementa Pinckney

President Obama Speaks On The Charleston, SC Shootings

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Ms. Whitney Houston Goes Home

Ms. Whitney Houston Goes Home

Whitney Elizabeth Houston
1963-2012

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WHITNEY PHOTOS – Jennifer Hudson Pays Tribute!

WHITNEY PHOTOS – Jennifer Hudson Pays Tribute!

Since Whitney Houston’s passing, there have been photos circulating of her engaging in activity the night before.  This evening being the precursor if you will to Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy bash, of which Whitney was sure to grace with her presence.  A gala attended by many, it’s invitation only, and always well attended.  The party still went on last night, Davis was quoted saying “She loved music and loved this night that celebrated music… Whitney would have asked that the music go on,” and so it did.  The annual gathering began with a performance by Tony Bennett, followed by Diana Krall, Diddy and Alicia Keys, who dedicated her song “No One” to Houston.  Some photos of Houston and Davis from previous years…

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Whitney Houston’s posthumous turn: As star of Sparkle

Whitney Houston’s posthumous turn: As star of Sparkle

The death of Whitney Houston at the age of 48 is a deep loss for the music world. But it also has reverberations in another artistic realm–the movies.

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Rufus And Chaka Khan

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Soul Train

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P-Funk

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Celebrating MLK Day Our Way

Celebrating MLK Day Our Way

Our Friend, Martin is a 1999 animated children’s educational film about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American civil rights movement.

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President Obama Creates The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

President Obama Creates The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

One of the signature accomplishments of President Obama’s first term was the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  Of the provisions in this bill, fought for from day one by the Obama administration was the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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Give Him The Damn Ball!

Give Him The Damn Ball!

Barack Obama At Play

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President Obama Ends The War In Iraq

President Obama Ends The War In Iraq

On August 31, 2010 President Obama announced the end of combat operations in Iraq, keeping his promise to end the Iraq War responsibly.

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I Am The Greatest Cartoon

I Am The Greatest Cartoon

 

I Am the Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali was an animated series featuring heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali. The short-lived series was broadcast Saturday mornings on NBC, starting on September 10, 1977. The series was cancelled after 13 episodes, by January 1978.

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Mary J Channels Nina

Mary J Channels Nina

Mary J. Blige spent the summer researching the life of late jazz and blues legend Nina Simone for an upcoming biopic.

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The TIME is Back! – The Original 7ven

The TIME is Back! – The Original 7ven

 
 
The TIME has released some new music! One of the best bands of the past 30 years, their re-entry to music is a welcome presence. People always want to FUNK! They say the third TIME’s a charm.

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Smokin’ Joe Frazier

Smokin’ Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier’s life, in and out of the ring, was indelibly tied to the man with whom he had an often poisoned relationship – Muhammad Ali.

Ali and Frazier, who on Monday, November 7, 2011 lost his toughest fight of all to liver cancer aged 67, were at the vanguard of the heavyweight division’s heyday throughout the 1970s.

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One More Time – Obama 2012

One More Time – Obama 2012

It’s On!

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The Birth Certificate – The Document

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The Birth Certificate – One More Time

The Birth Certificate – One More Time
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The Birth Certificate – The Response

The Birth Certificate – The Response

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President Obama Makes College More Affordable

President Obama Makes College More Affordable

Four years ago Barack Obama promised to make college more affordable.

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