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A hymn to Kim

Yesterday we met Michael Bassett, a “Citizen Diplomat to North Korea” who in a September article for Counterpunch defended the Kim regime from the defectors who, he would have us believe, are despicable liars, besmirching a government that deserves better. 571 more words

Communism

Favorite Film Finds of 2015

In the past year, staff in the motion picture preservation lab handled nearly three million feet of film. Films might come to us for inspection and repair, photochemical duplication, or digitization.  788 more words

Motion Pictures

Politikitties

It’s been a busy week, busy, busy, busy, with no time to form coherent thoughts into worthwhile statements. So, instead, here are some adorable pictures of kittens with quotes from people who also didn’t take the time to form coherent thoughts. 9 more words

Filler

D.C. Mayor Announces Possibilities for Honoring Marion Barry

UPDATED: Nov. 24, 2015 9 a.m.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — It’s been one year since the death of Marion Barry, and D.C. officials are closer to deciding how the former four-term mayor will be commemorated. 317 more words

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Trump This!

I blame it on Donald Trump. There could be no other explanation as to why I haven’t written anything for the last two months – my longest hiatus since I started writing this blog two years ago. 838 more words

Humor

Black Glimpse of Yesterday

Some gifts that are given to us by God should not be played with — at least that is the belief of BlackParentSpeaks.

The ‘late’ Stokely Carmichael — lka Kwame Ture — said that most difficult in life will be the commitment to ‘live for our people’. 692 more words

Activism

D.C. Needs Your Help for Ideas on How to Memorialize Marion Barry

WASHINGTON — The District is asking for your help to brainstorm ideas on how to best memorialize the late Marion Barry.

Mayor Muriel Bowser is asking residents from all over the city to come out Wednesday from 7 – 8:30 p.m. 39 more words

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