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Seventy years ago on Easter Sunday – April 9, 1939 – 75,000 citizens gathered to hear legendary contralto Marian Anderson give a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after ...
by dmhlt 66
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2009 at 03:30 PM PDT with 68 Recommends
Some photos to add some sunshine today, to otherwise gloomy news. American Beauty for all the world to see!
by jamgirl86
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2009 at 12:48 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
Banton is a singer whose music promotes violence against LGBT people through lyrics such as, “Anytime Buju Banton come, faggots get up and run ... they have to die.” He sings that he ...
by Commoditize This
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Sep 13, 2009 at 10:19 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
As the lovely Kula has said her Morning Reactions will be "sporadic" over the next two weeks - she thinks packing a household and moving from Korea to the U.S. is more important than her ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 108 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2009 at 02:35 AM PST with 38 Recommends
I've achieved something rare in today's hyper-connected, narcissistic virtual life: I am unseen. Not that surveillance cameras don't register me or the NSA doesn't scope my calls and porn downloads.
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Apr 06, 2014 at 05:59 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Here in the Hudson Valley, we are especially mourning the death of Pete Seeger. I had the honor of meeting him once or twice, and he just seemed ageless, old though he was. He also struck me as ...
by Daniel Case
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 01:16 PM PST with 35 Recommends
When I was a kid and into all that nasty rock and roll I didn't get Pete Seeger. He seemed officious and fakey, now I thank God for him.
by James Paton Walsh
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2009 at 08:07 PM PST with 29 Recommends
I cannot possibly improve upon this email from Al Gore, so I'll just post it.
by Linda in SFNM
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2007 at 08:34 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
I found myself choking up on and off throughout, and I recorded it, so I went back and kept watching particular clips over and over again, the ones that really got me. And I'm torn. I felt the ...
by DTG in STL
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2009 at 07:43 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Well hello there everyone! It's Tuesday evening so ya know what's about to happen. Yep, we're going to leave the bad news and politics behind and instead focus on sharing our favorite songs. It's ...
by poligirl
Comment Count 197 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 05:56 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Last week I began discussing the evolution of the orchestra from just a few instruments playing together to this:
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 06:20 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Over the New Year holiday, I was privileged to be part of a Community Orchestra that was invited to perform a series of New Years concerts in China. We were invited by the International Confucius ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun May 16, 2010 at 06:58 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
The reports we have been hearing are correct. Al Gore has lined up a star-studded concert line up to further help educate people on the climate crisis. While looking on John Mayer's site, this ...
by Linda in SFNM
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Feb 15, 2007 at 02:31 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Cross posted at Huffington Post . An otherwise magnificent Super Bowl was marred by an ugly ...
by headzup
Comment Count 114 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 08:36 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Greetings! and welcome to your Fuzzy Friday Open Thread with the Street Prophets group. Post your business, post your recipes, post your posts. It's an open thread so take a turn standing on the ...
by Marko the Werelynx
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 01:10 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
by afrointelligent
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Aug 26, 2006 at 08:22 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
A friend of mine lives in the Minneapolis area. He's a well-educated, rational thinker who takes his politics seriously. So much so, that his political beliefs lean further left than my own. ...
by Casey
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2008 at 07:10 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
It's been too long since October 24, 2009 — The international day ...
by WarrenS
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 06:12 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
With so much happening and of course, being missed in the Corporate Media, I thought I would share what I've learned here. The First issue is important, because it requires help from us.
by Linda in SFNM
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2007 at 09:56 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
With this weekend being the last in February, I thought that today I would highlight the impact of African Americans in Music. What makes "American" Music uniquely American is directly related ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Feb 28, 2010 at 09:07 AM PST with 14 Recommends