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News Roundup: ISIS, Comets, BB King, Stevie Wonder

American Special Operations mounted an offensive against an ISIS military leader in Syria. Abu Sayyaf, described as a mid-level Islamic State leader in Syria, was targeted by Delta Forces. Exactly why he was targeted is unclear. The Islamic State leader was killed during the raid. There were no American casualties.   Here are some cool pictures of a comet developing its tail. These were taken from a satellite which we have orbiting the comet. The great blues singer BB King died earlier this week. The blues is as American as apple pie and baseball. It is a genre that many of us don’t

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Beyonce

She can sing and she is damn sexy, too. Artist: Beyonce Tune: Sweet Dreams

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Why Black People Loved the First 100 Days

I found this great article by Melissa Harris-Lacewell (frequent guest on my radio show): On Monday the New York Times reported that the percentage of black Americans who believe race relations in America are generally good has doubled since July. This statistic forces me to ask: why are African Americans feeling so good about our country in a time of economic crisis and international conflict? It is not just the fact of a black president. Instead, with everyone analyzing the 100-day mark of Obama’s administration, I think the answer lies in understanding this historic moment through a black cultural lens. I

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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The Thirteeneth Juror

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