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Monday Open Thread | 60's Rock & Roll Hits

The Sonics are an American garage rock band from Tacoma, Washington, originating in the early 1960s. Among the Sonics’ contemporaries were the Kingsmen, the Wailers, the Dynamics, the Regents, and Paul Revere & the Raiders. 76 more words

Current Events

Why I Want Bernie Sanders to Run for President in 2016

I like Bernie Sanders. I really, truly do. There are a few things he’s got going for him that I am a particularly strong supporter of, among them being how straight-forward he is with his intentions, the fact that he is such a strong proponent of lessening the massive wealth gap, his emphasis on prioritizing fixing America while not neglecting international crises, and his avid support of social equality. 504 more words

Politics

On Black Respectability (and the Moment I Realised It To Be a Lie)

The ideology of respectability politics is one which has been sold to black people as a solution to curbing the negative stereotyping and racism they face. 697 more words

Racism

Latin America: Test your knowledge with a random survey

You may have to copy and paste link in your own browser if it is defective on this blog: “http://monikaiva93.polldaddy.com/s/latin-america-perceptions-myths-1″

For the above survey, please take it and answer honestly. 28 more words

Latin America

Church and State: One Christian's Perspective

The Issue of Church and State is a big one for many in America. There are usually two very passionate groups arguing for why there should or should not be a separation of church and state. 901 more words

Culture & Ethics

President Obama: 'Hillary Clinton Would Make A Great President'

President Barack Obama says voters want a “new car smell” in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be “a great president.” 562 more words

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