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40 YEARS OF CELEBRATING BLACK (AMERICAN) HISTORY MONTH!

40 YEARS OF CELEBRATING BLACK (AMERICAN) HISTORY MONTH!

Forty years ago this February, President Gerald Ford, was the first to recognize “Black History Month.”  This period of acknowledgement evolved from “Negro History Week,” that was created by historian Carter G. Woodson, and other prominent African-Americans.  This installment of the FUNKALICIOUS blog, is a retrospective of some American and Internatinal “Black” History accomplishments and occurrences, throughout 2015…

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First Lady Michelle Obama Delivers Commencement Address At Tuskegee University

First Lady Michelle Obama Delivers Commencement Address At Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama

MRS. OBAMA:  Thank you all.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much. (Applause.)  Let’s let our graduates rest themselves.  You’ve worked hard for those seats!  (Applause.)

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2015 State Of The Union Address

2015 State Of The Union Address

President Obama
State Of The Union Address
January 20, 2015

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Barack, Michelle And The Women Of Soul

Barack, Michelle And The Women Of Soul

During the tenure of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama I can definitely say there has been a whole lot more SOUL up in the people’s house…

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2014 State Of The Union Address

2014 State Of The Union Address

President Obama
State Of The Union Address
January 28, 2014

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President Obama Pays Homage To Nelson Mandela

President Obama Pays Homage To Nelson Mandela

President Obama speaks on the death of Nelson Mandela.

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President Barack Obama Commemorates 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients

President Barack Obama Commemorates 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients

President Barack Obama pays homage to the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients.

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FUNKALICIOUS 200!! THE BREAKDOWN OF HANDKERCHIEF HEADS

FUNKALICIOUS 200!! THE BREAKDOWN OF HANDKERCHIEF HEADS

Some television shows celebrate their 200th episode.  Generally T-V programs will review and/ or reflect on shows past, when celebrating the 200th show.  That’s very appropriate for television, and I suppose I could touch on a few of my favorite blogs over the past five years, but I believe speaking on public figures that are anti-FUNK or just plain FUNKED UP may be more intriguing.

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The Obama Family Visits Africa

The Obama Family Visits Africa

A video and pictorial overview of the First family during their historic trip to Africa during the Summer of 2013.

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President Obama’s Morehouse Commencement Speech

President Obama’s Morehouse Commencement Speech

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Hello, Morehouse! (Applause.) Thank you, everybody. Please be seated.

AUDIENCE MEMBER: I love you!

PRESIDENT OBAMA: I love you back. (Laughter.) That is why I am here.

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Rosa Parks Is Honored With A Statue At The Capitol

Rosa Parks Is Honored With A Statue At The Capitol

Rosa Parks has become the first Black woman to be honored with a life-size statue in the Capitol. The statue of Mrs. Parks captures her waiting to be arrested on Dec. 1, 1955, after she refused to give up her seat for a white passenger on a crowded segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She is seated, dressed in a heavy wool coat and clutching her purse as she looks out of an unseen window waiting for the police.

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2013 State Of The Union Address

2013 State Of The Union Address

President Obama
State Of The Union Address
February 12, 2013

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Second Inauguration Newspapers – Part Four

Second Inauguration Newspapers – Part Four

January 22nd, 2013
Newspaper Covers From Around The World

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Second Inauguration Day Newspapers – Part Three

Second Inauguration Day Newspapers – Part Three

January 22nd, 2013
Newspaper Covers From Around The World

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Second Inauguration Day Newspapers – Part Two

Second Inauguration Day Newspapers – Part Two

January 22nd, 2013
Newspaper Covers From Around The World

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Second Inauguration Day Newspapers – Part One

Second Inauguration Day Newspapers – Part One

January 22nd, 2013
Newspaper Covers From Around The World

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Second Inauguration Day Photos

Second Inauguration Day Photos

January 21st, 2013
Barack Obama
Second Inauguration Day Photos

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The Second Time Around

The Second Time Around

How amazing is it that President Barack Obama has been sworn in for his second term on Martin Luther King, Jr. day!

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Second Inauguration Day Websites

Second Inauguration Day Websites

January 21st, 2013
Second Inauguration Day
Website Coverage

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Organizing For America

Organizing For America

And They Don’t Stop, Won’t Stop…

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