Here’s a nice little teaser for the upcoming Donnis EP Fashionalbly Late. Yo Donnis!! Thanks for letting me be a part of your success!!
Archive for June, 2010
WASHINGTON — African-American slaves sweated in the summer heat and shivered in the winter’s cold while helping to build the U.S. Capitol.
Congress took note of their service and sacrifice Wednesday by erecting commemorative plaques inside the Capitol in their honor. Lawmakers said the memorials will ensure that the contributions of slaves in building one of the world’s most recognizable buildings are never again forgotten.
“In remembering the slaves who labored here, we give them in death some measure of the dignity they were so cruelly denied in life,” Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said at the plaques’ unveiling.
The plaques read: “This original exterior wall was constructed between 1793 and 1800 of sandstone quarried by laborers, including enslaved African Americans who were an important part of the workforce that built the United States Capitol.”
Lawmakers have been looking for ways to honor the slaves who were used in the construction of government buildings, including the Capitol and the White House.
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This May marked the one year anniversary of my blog. In commemoration I am posting re-posting the post that started it all..
In 1973, the San Francisco based R&B group Tower of Power had a hit song that posed the question "What is Hip"(?) Right off, the hippest thing about the song was the lead singer of the group at the time, Lenny Williams, you know, dude that sung "Cause I Love You" … okay, okay… Kanye used the sample for "Overnight Celebrity". So now i just "hipped" you to some new stuff and that's what blogs are suppose to do, I guess. The second "hippes … Read More
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