Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bob Marley – Music of the Caribbean

Three Little Birds Buffalo Soldiers

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Ice Man – George Gervin – Finger Rolls & Highlights (NBA Legend)

“Ice Man” was without doubt my childhood athletic icon. I can remember as a youngster catching my $2 ticket to sit in the nosebleeds at the old San Antonio Arena.  The Ice Man was never shy about lighting up the … Continue reading

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Dr. J – Julius Erving – Dunks & Highlights (NBA Legend)

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Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run (1982)

“Born To Run” In the day we sweat it out on the streets of a runaway American dream At night we ride through the mansions of glory in suicide machines Sprung from cages out on highway 9, Chrome wheeled, fuel … Continue reading

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No More Miss America – Atlantic City Protest – 1968

By the end of the 1960s the feminist movement had become increasingly outspoken in its beliefs. Central to their argument against society was the effects of gender stereotyping. Society’s response to women based on their appearance and “feminine” qualities was … Continue reading

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Sesame Street – Children’s Television Programming – ABC’s with Bert and Ernie (1968)

In 1968, the Children’s Television Workshop in New York City changed children’s television. Prior to Sesame Street, children’s television consisted of either pure entertainment or pure education. Rarely, did the two concepts intersect. But Sesame Street introduced a new way … Continue reading

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Robert Kennedy announces the Death of Martin Luther King (1968)

 On April 4, 1968, the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated by James Earl Ray – a white man. That same evening Robert F. Kennedy was scheduled to speak to an audience in a black neighborhood. Kennedy delivered the … Continue reading

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