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Happy Birthday Bob Marley!


Happy Birthday Bob Marley!

“Yeah mon!” Happy Birthday Bob Marley! Bob Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldwide audience.

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Rosa Parks 100th Birthday


Rosa Parks 100th Birthday

Today we celebrate the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks. A civil rights activists who has paved the way for many African Americans. And the U.S. Postal Service has issued a special Rosa Parks stamp to commemorate the 100th birthday!

 
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Posted by on February 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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African Americans in the Super Bowl


African Americans in the Super Bowl

Happy Super Bowl Sunday!!! Who are you going for?
As part of “knowing your history” we would like to recognize Doug Williams. Doug was the first and only African American quarterback to win a Super Bowl during his time with the Washington Redskins.

 
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Posted by on February 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Say What?! New Nivea ad: Racist?


The internet is ablaze this morning over the new Nivea total body products ad. The re-civilize ad states “Look Like You Give A Damn”, showcasing a groomed African American male grasping a beheaded African American man with a full fro and facial hair. WOW.

I can see what they were trying to acheive BUT…yeah…simply ill-executed.

Here’s the full article:

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/money_co/2011/08/nivea-re-civilize-ad.html

What do you guys think?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on August 19, 2011 in News

 

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