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Limbaugh’s Legacy of Lies

(Originally Published as “GOP-A-GANDA” in November, 2011) In a week filled with news including Jerry Sandusky’s horrible habits, Cairo’s own million man march and the…

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The Day the Music Died

On this day in 1959, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, together with their pilot Roger Peterson, perish in a violent…

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Renaissance (Black) Man

On this day in 1976, actor, athlete and activist Paul Robeson dies from a stroke in Philadelphia, PA; he was 77. Born to a former…

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The Birth of Motown

On January 13th, 1959, with an $800 loan from his family, 29-year-old Berry Gordy, Jr. founded Tamla Records; Motown was born and Detroit would make…

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Good Queen Bess

On this day in 1558, Elizabeth I (September 7 1533 – March 24 1603) is made Queen of England and Ireland from November 17, 1558…

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Houdini’s Last Act

On this day in 1926, Harry Houdini, the most celebrated magician and escape artist of the 20th century, dies of peritonitis at Detroit’s Grace Hospital…

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