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  • 27Jan

    Obama goes on Al-Arabiya news channel

    From AP President Barack Obama on Tuesday chose an Arabic satellite TV network for his first formal television interview as president, delivering a message to the Muslim world that “Americans are not your enemy.” The interview underscored Obama’s commitment to

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  • 26Jan

    Secretary of The Arts

    From our folks EOW Quincy Jones has started a petition to ask President-Elect Obama to appoint a Secretary of the Arts. While many other countries have had Ministers of Art or Culture for centuries, The United States has never created

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  • 22Jan

    Obama '09 brought to you by High Fructose Corn Syrup

    One of the things I did not like at all while I was in DC was the apparent Pepsi sponsorship of the inauguration. What was that all about? I posted on Facebook over the Holiday break about the new Pepsi

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  • 21Jan

    Pay freeze at White House

    President Obama moved quickly on Wednesday to lay some touchstones for the “more responsible, more accountable government” he has promised, ordering a salary freeze for senior White House staff, tightening rules on lobbyists and establishing what he said was a

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  • 21Jan

    Inauguration thoughts

    A couple of quick thoughts from Obama Day. Working on a more robust post for this week - Don’t let anyone tell you different being there is different than watching C-Span - But it was hella cold, so if you

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  • 21Jan

    Homeboy Sand – Obama Party

    The brother Homeboy Sand hosting a Bodega Approved Obama party on Friday

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  • 19Jan

    Big Day tomorrow but don't forget MLK

    From the good NPR Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara has spent his career documenting the very neighborhoods that Martin Luther King Jr. spoke often about — those in the poor inner city. For more than 30 years, Vergara has taken pictures

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  • 19Jan

    Making History Now

    Join us at our panel discussion on Thursday January 22nd at The Brooklyn Historical Society. It is the first in our series entitled “Making History Now.” MHN is about documenting history as it unfolds. Of course we look at history

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  • 15Jan

    ManifestHope

    Manifest Hope Big ups to the brother One-9 Art plays a pivotal role in creating cultural momentum. The MANIFESTHOPE: DC Gallery celebrates that role and shines a spotlight on artists who use their voices to amplify and motivate the grassroots

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  • 14Jan

    Racism don't work no mo'

    Illustration courtesy of James Blagden, www.jamesblagden.com The real impact of the election of Barack Obama will not be on Black people. It will be on those not familiar with the complexities of what it means to check that box “Black/African-American.”

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