‘Why Oprah Votes’ …. “🤨 OPRAH WINFREY AND STACEY ABRAMS …. The Perfect Combo 🤨 …. “!!


Oprah Winfrey Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams

~~November 2, 2018~~ 

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Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams

What a magnificent sight!!

I’ve been closely following Stacey’s gubernatorial run in Georgia and know all about the devious, cheating ways of Brian Kemp.

There’s a huge disenfranchisement of African-American voters at the hands of the Secretary of state who, at the same time, is running for governor.

Tad hypocritical, tad conflict of interests, you think?

Anyway, Oprah’s on the way!!

Here’s so hoping that this takes Stacey over the top!!

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Oprah Winfrey has lent her star power to Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat aiming to become America’s first black female governor in the midterm elections next week.

“I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things that matter,” Winfrey told a cheering crowd at a Cobb County town hall, citing Abrams’ stance on environmental protection, healthcare and gun control.

Winfrey, who said she is a registered independent, has long championed Democratic Party causes and some fans earlier this year tried to encourage her to run against Drumpf in 2020.

She has said she does not want to run.

“I’m here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed, who were repressed and oppressed … I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain,” she told the audience, to cheers.

Abrams’ Republican rival, Brian Kemp, serves as Georgia secretary of state, a role in which he oversees state elections. Earlier this month, a coalition of state civil rights groups sued Kemp, accusing him of trying to depress minority voter turnout to improve his chances of winning.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit” 

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/nov/01/oprah-winfrey-stacey-abrams-georgia-campaign-town-hall-midterm-election

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~TAKEAWAYS~

 She came to Georgia because she chose to, not because anyone paid her

 She doesn’t plan on running for president

Voting is extremely important to her

‘For anybody here who has an ancestor who didn’t have the right to vote and you are choosing not to vote, wherever you are in this state, in this country, you are dishonoring your family, you are disrespecting and disregarding their legacy, their suffering and their dreams when you don’t vote,” Winfrey said, adding that the right to vote is like “the crown that we all get to wear.”

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~~Why Oprah votes … and Wants You To~~

~~Published on Nov 1, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in Marietta, Georgia.

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Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams

~~Published November 1, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey is joining the campaign trail canvassing for Democrat Stacey Abrams in the Georgia gubernatorial election. Abrams is locked in a tight race with Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

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IOTD …. “🙏🏽 Images of the Day …. Very Special Edition …. Animated Short: ‘Día De Los Muertos’ 🙏🏽 …. “!!


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~~November 1, 2018~~

‘Día De Los Muertos’

~DAY OF THE DEAD~

The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere.

The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey.

In 2008, the tradition was inscribed in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

~Wikipedia~

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~~CGI 3D Animated Short: “Dia De Los Muertos”~~

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~~Published on Aug 15, 2013~~

Please watch this beautifully animated, and heart felt, short film about a little girl who visits the land of the dead, where she learns the true meaning of the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos.

Student Academy Award Gold Medal winner, 2013!

Produced by Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds, and Lindsey St. Pierre at Ringling College of Art and Design as their senior thesis. Score by Corey Wallace, sound by Mauricio D”Orey.

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Colin Kaepernick …. “🏈🏆🏈 HARVARD … Prestigious Honor: Contributions to Black History and Culture 🏈🏆🏈 …. “!!


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~~September 14, 2018~~ 

W.E.B. Du Bois Medal 

~HARVARD UNIVERSITY~

So very well deserved.

Wishing you many more.

The work you are doing after football is so much more important.

Congrats!

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Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was among eight people saluted by Harvard University for contributions to black history and culture

All eight recipients of the prestigious W.E.B. Du Bois Medal were honored in a ceremony held Thursday, October 11, afternoon by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard “in recognition of their contributions to African and African American culture and the life of the mind.”

As requested by Kaepernick, his speech at the ceremony was not broadcast live (there was a live stream of the event available).

In his speech, Kaepernick encouraged further protests against racial inequality. 

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/2018/10/11/colin-kaepernick-harvard-presents-black-history-award/1609754002/

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‘Respect’ …. “🇬🇧🎼 Performed at Buckingham Palace … as ‘The Queen of Soul’ is Laid to Rest 🎼🇬🇧 …. “!!

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~~September 7, 2018~~ 

THE QUEEN OF SOUL

HONORED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH OF ENGLAND

Band of the Welsh Guards

I know this happened a while ago.

Still it’s so very important to receive such an honor and realize the reach of the “Queen of Soul.

I also needed something uplifting today.

Enjoy!

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The Queen of Soul was honored outside Queen Elizabeth’s London residence

The Band of the Welsh Guards paid tribute to Aretha Franklin outside at Buckingham Palace in London on Friday, as stars turned out to attend the legendary singer’s funeral in Detroit. They played Franklin’s hit “Respect” during the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

“The Band of the Welsh Guards are world famous for their musical versatility and professional performance and on August 16 paid tribute to another musical icon and one that has been of huge influence and inspiration to our musicians – Aretha Franklin, whose funeral was being held in Detroit 3,748 miles away, at the same time of the Queen’s Guard Change,” the British Army wrote on their YouTube page.

“In the Army Respect for others underpins all that we do, so there was only one tune that would do for today’s ceremony: the 1967 Aretha Franklin hit ‘R.E.S.P.E.C.T.’ a declaration from a strong confident woman who knows that she has everything.”

The performance was received with respectful applause from the gathered crowd.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://people.com/royals/aretha-franklin-respect-performed-band-buckingham-palace-funeral-day/

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~British Army performs Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ to honour ‘Queen of Soul’~

~~Published on Aug 31, 2018~~

The British Army performed Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” on Friday, August 31, 2018 in honour of the “Queen of Soul” during the Changing of the Guard outside Buckingham Palace.

The honor occurred the same day a funeral was being held for the singer in Detroit, Michigan.

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Something to Think About …. “✊🏽 #TakeAKnee …. Don’t Forget Why the Protest Began ✊🏽 …. “!!


~Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a Knee~

RESPECTFUL GESTURE

Sept. 25, 2017

In early 2016, I began paying attention to reports about the incredible number of unarmed black people being killed by the police. The posts on social media deeply disturbed me, but one in particular brought me to tears: the killing of Alton Sterling in my hometown Baton Rouge, La. This could have happened to any of my family members who still live in the area. I felt furious, hurt and hopeless. I wanted to do something, but didn’t know what or how to do it. All I knew for sure is that I wanted it to be as respectful as possible.

A few weeks later, during preseason, my teammate Colin Kaepernick chose to sit on the bench during the national anthem to protest police brutality. To be honest, I didn’t notice at the time, and neither did the news media. It wasn’t until after our third preseason game on Aug. 26, 2016, that his protest gained national attention, and the backlash against him began.

After hours of careful consideration, and even a visit from Nate Boyer, a retired Green Beret and former NFL player, we came to the conclusion that we should kneel, rather than sit, the next day during the anthem as a peaceful protest.

We chose to kneel because it’s a respectful gesture.

I remember thinking our posture was like a flag flown at half-mast to mark a tragedy.

Eric Reid/Colin Kaepernick

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IOTD …. “Image of the Day, #755 …. 💫 Steve Irwin Hollywood Star 💫 …. “!!


~~APRIL 27, 2018~~ 

‘Crocodile Hunter’ Steve Irwin Is Remembered With a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

By CASEY QUACKENBUSH 
Australian wildlife expert and television personality Steve Irwin, also known as the ‘Crocodile Hunter,’ was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday, April 26.

Irwin’s widow, Terri, and their two children, Bindi and Robert, attended the ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.

“Steve always said that he hoped his message of conservation would live on forever,” said Terri Irwin. “It means the world to us that Steve’s memory will live on in so many ways.”

Irwin was killed in 2006 by a stingray that pierced his heart while he was filming an underwater documentary, Ocean’s Deadliest. 

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://time.com/5256956/steve-irwin-hollywood-walk-of-fame-star/

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P!nk …. “💕 On the Cover ‘People’s Beautiful’ Issue …. Daughter Willow, 6, and Son Jameson, 1 💕 …. “!!


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~~April 18, 2018~~

P!nk’s on the Cover

PEOPLE’S BEAUTIFUL ISSUE 2018

I’m going to the store today to get my copy!

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People magazine’s annual ‘Most Beautiful‘ issue just got a facelift

P!nk appears on the cover of the magazine’s 2018 ‘Beautiful’ issue with her daughter Willow, 6, and son Jameson, 1, for a feature more focused on parenting and self-love than just the singer’s looks.

“I tell my daughter the truth,” Pink says in the story, which hits newsstands Friday, via excerpts provided to NBC’s Today. “I let her be six, but I want her to know about fairness and kindness and that you have to fight for your rights, and that sometimes girls aren’t paid as much as boys for the same job, and girls aren’t treated the same, and that they have to work harder for everything.”

Appearing on Wednesday’s Ellen, April 17, to celebrate the magazine cover, the singer joked that she “laughed out loud” when she found out she would be on the cover.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/entertainthis/2018/04/18/pink-peoples-most-beautiful-cover-girl-reveals-how-girls-arent-treated-same/527358002/

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~~P!nk Is People’s The Beautiful Issue Cover Girl~~
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~~Published on Apr 18, 2018~~

Ellen’s friend P!nk joined Ellen live from the road to talk about being on the cover of People’s The Beautiful Issue, and why she laughed out loud the moment she found out the big news!

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