Alexandria Ocasio-Cortéz …. “🧐🇵🇷 Get to know the Girl from the Bronx 🧐🇵🇷 … “!!


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~~June 29, 2018~~ 

THE GIRL FROM THE BRONX

Who knew her name before the recent primaries? 

I don’t think many.

She was the upset of the evening.

I’m so very glad for her; mainly because she has Puerto Rican heritage and also because she brings new ideas which are very much needed in the current political climate.

I wish her the best and hope that the ‘monsters’ in Washington don’t have the ability to change or corrupt her.

Here’s to you, Alex!!

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A former Bernie Sanders organizer, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortéz of Queens, New York City won the democrats spot in the 2018 primary elections over incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley. A 28-year-old Latina woman, Ocasio-Cortez may also be one of the youngest elected to House, at age 28. Check out our extended interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Alexandria (born October 13, 1989) is an American democratic socialist, activist, educator, community organizer, and politician.

On June 26, 2018, Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic primary in New York’s 14th congressional district, defeating the incumbent, Democratic Caucus Chair Joseph Crowley, in what has been described as the biggest upset victory in the 2018 midterm election season.

Ocasio-Cortéz is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, and is also considered to be a left-wing populist.

~Wikipedia~

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After securing a stunning upset victory over long-term incumbent Joe Crowley in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, June 26, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortéz has suddenly become a household name.

The 28-year-old, who’s all but guaranteed to be the next congresswoman for New York’s 14th District, appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about the surprise over her win and facing off against Drumpf.

Most significantly, she unpacked democratic socialism – an ideology that’s still unfamiliar, and perhaps frightening, to many – for a massive late-night TV audience.

“I believe that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to live,” she explained.

“What that means to me is health care as a human right, it means that every child no matter where you are born should have access to a college or trade-school education if they so choose it.

I think that no person should be homeless if we have public structures or public policy to allow for people to have homes and food and lead a dignified life in the United States.”

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

https://www.thecut.com/2018/06/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-stephen-colbert.html

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~~Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Talks Democratic Socialism~~

~~Published on Jun 29, 2018~~

Newcomer and democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortéz beat a top-ranking Democrat in the primary to represent New York’s 14th district.

The 28-year-old Latina from the Bronx ran on a platform of free college tuition and abolishing ICE – without any corporate money.

~~Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Interview with NowThis~~

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~~Published on Jun 27, 2018~~

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortéz has won the Democratic primary against veteran incumbent Joe Crowley for her district in Queens, New York. Here’s what she has to say about her campaign and the future of politics.

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~~Alexandria Ocasio Cortéz~~

Drumpf Isn’t Ready For A Girl From The Bronx

~~Published on Jun 29, 2018~~

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Drumpf might both be from New York City,but she doesn’t think he knows to deal with a girl from the Bronx.

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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We Are …. “💕💕 Keone & Mari …. So Very Apropos 💕💕 …. “!!


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~~June 27, 2018~~ 

BEAUTIFUL HOMAGE TO IMMIGRANTS

In need of something uplifting and inspiring.

Something to lift up the soul.

My heart, my soul are raw … sometimes I feel I can’t breathe.

Today is one of those days!

HortyRex©

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~THE BACKBONE OF AMERICA~

The dance world already knows that Keone and Mari Madrid are brilliant storytellers, choreographers who can create narrative movement that moves us. But we especially love it when they use their choreographic voices to highlight important causes.

For this year’s VIBE Dance Competition exhibition performance, the husband-and-wife duo created a beautiful homage to the immigrants who form the backbone of America.

Inspired by their grandparents, “who came to America to make a new life for their families,” and by “the many displaced humans around the world who are trying to do the same,” We Are is an emotional exploration of the trials immigrants have faced – and continue to face today.

Its message hits even more powerfully thanks to its innovative use of video projections (by Vibrvncy/Nick Kim) and some ingenious set design (by Brandon and John Arii).

~~SOURCE~~ 

http://www.dancespirit.com

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~~WE ARE~~

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~~Published on Feb 19, 2018~~

We are” – A piece inspired by Keone and Mari’s grandparents who came to America to make a new life for their families and the many displaced humans around the world who are trying to the same.

Worldwide Dance

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#WeAre #KeoneAndMari #SoVeryApropos #BeautifulHomage #Immigrants #InspiredByKeoneAndMarisGrandparents #America #MakeNewLife #FamiliesAndDisplacedHumans #AroundTheWorld #WorldwideDance

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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The Voice 2018 …. “🎼🎼🎼 Kyla Jade – Top 10: ‘This Is Me’ …. 🎼🎼🎼 …. “!!


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~~May 8, 2018~~ 

KYLA JADE

THIS IS ME

What a voice! What a talent!

Per her own admission, the song is perfect for her as it expresses her personal feelings. In the live show, Kyla spoke of a comment in her social media:

“Kyla has an amazing voice but I don’t know if I can watch her in a concert.”

Very painful for her because she’s has feelings of poor self esteem and her personal experiences haven’t all been rosy.

Her talent shines through!

Enjoy her performance!!

HortyRex©

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This Is Me” is a song performed by Keala Settle for the film The Greatest Showman.

It was released on October 26, 2017, by Atlantic Records as a promotional single from The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

It won the 2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 90th Academy Awards.

~Wikipedia~

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#TheVoice2018 #NBCTelevision #RealityShow #MusicVoiceSoul #BlakeShelton #KellyClarkson #AliciaKeys #AdamLevine #TeamBlake #KylaJAde #ThisIsMe #TheGreatest Showman #Emotional #ChillFactor

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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~~”This Is Me”~~

The Voice 2018 Kyla Jade

~~Published on May 7, 2018~~

Kyla Jade sings Keala Settle’s “This Is Me” during the live Top 10 performances.

Top 10 

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Colin Kaepernick …. “🏈🏆🏈 Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award …. Athlete and Activist 🏈🏆🏈 …. “!!


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ATHLETE AND ACTIVIST COLIN KAEPERNICK RECEIVES AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S AMBASSADOR OF CONSCIENCE AWARD

The Ambassador of Conscience Award celebrates individuals and groups who have furthered the cause of human rights through acts of conscience, confronting injustice and using their talents to inspire others.

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The USA is a country where people can freely disrespect the flag using it as a thong, underwear, condom, disposable plates, bras, napkins, etc. but people got a heart attack just because he kneeled down silently and that is so “disrespectful” to the flag.

Really?

Kneeling down is a form of respect and humbling yourself before someone.

Chino R. 

Facebook User

I fully agree with Chino and his statement. 

HortyRex©

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The award was officially presented at a ceremony in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on 21 April 2018, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the opening of Amnesty International’s national section in the country.

“The Ambassador of Conscience award celebrates the spirit of activism and exceptional courage, as embodied by Colin Kaepernick. He is an athlete who is now widely recognised for his activism because of his refusal to ignore or accept racial discrimination,” said Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International.

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“Just like the Ambassadors of Conscience before him, Colin Kaepernick chooses to speak out and inspire others despite the professional and personal risks. When high profile people choose to take a stand for human rights, it emboldens many others in their struggles against injustice.

Colin Kaepernick’s commitment is all the more remarkable because of the alarming levels of vitriol it has attracted from those in power.”

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https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/04/colin-kaepernick-ambassador-of-conscience/

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“I would like to thank Amnesty International for the Ambassador of Conscience Award. But in truth, this is an award that I share with all of the countless people throughout the world combating the human rights violations of police officers, and their uses of oppressive and excessive force.

To quote Malcolm X, when he said that he, ‘will join in with anyone – I don’t care what color you are – as long as you want to change this miserable condition that exists on this earth,’ I am here to join with you all in this battle against police violence,” said Colin Kaepernick.

“While taking a knee is a physical display that challenges the merits of who is excluded from the notion of freedom, liberty, and justice for all, the protest is also rooted in a convergence of my moralistic beliefs, and my love for the people.”

Colin Kaepernick

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Colin Kaepernick explained why he sacrificed his career in the NFL to stand against systemic racism as he received Amnesty International’s highest honor.

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 #AwesomGraphics #Shameful #ColinKaepernick #MissHisMessage #LoudAndClear #TakeAKnee #PeopleRiot #TakeABullet #PeopleQuiet #Award #Named #AmnestyInternational #AmbassadorOfConscience #Amsterdam Netherlands #FormerQuarterback #SanFrancisco49ers #RefusalToIgnore #NotAcceptRacialDiscrimination #SystemicRacialInjustice

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2018/04/22/colin-kaepernick-named-amnesty-international-ambassador-of-conscience/

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Pentatonix …. “🎼🎼 TOP POP, VOL. I MEDLEY …. Simply Amazing …. 🎼🎼 …. “!!


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~~April 20, 2018~~ 

TOP POP, VOL. I … MEDLEY

THEY NEVER CEASE TO AMAZE ME!!

Another cover from one of my favorite music groups.

Their talent is amazing.

What a great combination!

I have already downloaded their new album to in music library.

HortyRex©

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A cappella supergroup Pentatonix touched down with their highly anticipated new album PTX Presents: Top Pop, Vol. I and it is bursting with reimagined hits.

They hit the ground running in 2018 and are offering up their first full body of work with a new bass. All things considered, they have never sounded better.

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~OFFICIAL WEBSITE~

http://ptxofficial.com/news

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#ACapella #Pentatonix #FiveMemberACapellaGroup #ScottHoying #KirstinMaldonado #KevinOlusola #MitchGrassi #MattSallee #Awesome #DebutsNewVideo #Cover #OfficialMusicVideo #Cover #RecentSmash #PTXPresents #TopPopVol1 #MusicVoiceSoul #TopPopVolIMEDLEY #SimplyAmazing

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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~PENTATONIX TWITTER FEED~

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~~TOP POP, VOL. I MEDLEY~~

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~~Published on Apr 19, 2018~~

PTX PRESENTS: TOP POP, VOL. I OUT NOW FEATURING PTX PERFORMANCES OF SONGS BY CHARLIE PUTH, BRUNO MARS, DUA LIPA, AALIYAH, CAMILA CABELLO, ED SHEERAN, ZEDD, ALESSIA CARA, PORTUGAL, THE MAN, LUIS FONSI, JUSTIN BIEBER, JULIA MICHAELS, KESHA AND DEMI LOVATO!

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Google Doodle for Today …. “💫✨ Dr. Maya Angelou Honored On Her 90th Birthday ✨💫 …. “!!


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~~April 4, 2018~~ 

DR. MAYA ANGELOU 

“I RISE”

Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys and others celebrate the prolific writer with a reading of her famed poem “Still I Rise.”

‘Google Doodle for Today’ appeared regularly on this blog.

“Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans.”

John Lennon

That’s what happened to these postings.

However, I couldn’t let this one pass.

Maya Angelou’s birthday!

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Prolific poet and writer Maya Angelou would’ve turned 90 on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
To honor and celebrate the phenomenal woman who penned the powerful “Still I Rise,” Google has dedicated the day’s doodle on its search homepage to Angelou, who died in 2014 at age 86.

The doodle is accompanied by an animated reading of “Still I Rise,” featuring the voices of celebrities she influenced, including Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys, America Ferrera and Laverne Cox. Her only son, Guy Johnson, also lends his voice.

“Maya Angelou is not what she has done or written or spoken, it’s how she did it all,” Winfrey told Google.

“She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence, and a fiery, fierce grace and abounding love.”

Wednesday also marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., a friend of the author’s.

For more than 30 years, in lieu of celebrating her birthday, Angelou sent flowers to Coretta Scott King on April 4.

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

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/maya-angelou-honored-with-google-doodle-on-her-90th-birthday_us_5ac4505de4b063ce2e5708dd

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Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years.

She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.

~Wikipedia~

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#GoogleDoodleForToday #HappyBirthday #DrMayaAngelou #MargueriteAnnieJohnson #Honored #90thBirthday  #AmericanPoet #Singer #Memoirist #CivilRightsActivist #StillIRise #OprahWinfrey, #AliciaKeys #AmericaFerrera #LaverneCox #OnlySon #GuyJohnson

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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~~Maya Angelou Google Doodle~~

~~Published on Apr 3, 2018~~

Today’s #GoogleDoodle celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou’s 90th birthday! Set to her poem #StillIRise, the video Doodle includes her own voice along with the voices of other individuals whose lives she has inspired.

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~SOURCE~

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Celine Dion …. “🎂 Happy 50th Birthday …. and many, many more 🎂 …. “!!


~~MARCH 31, 2018~~ 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Céline Marie Claudette Dion, CC OQ ChLD, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer. Born into a large family from Charlemagne, Quebec, Dion emerged as a teen star in the French-speaking world after her manager and future husband René Angélil mortgaged his home to finance her first record.

Dion first gained international recognition in the 1980’s by winning both the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festivaland the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest where she represented Switzerland.

Following a series of French albums during the 1980′, she signed on to Epic Records in the United States.

In 1990, Dion released her debut English-language album, Unison, establishing herself as a viable pop artist in North America and other English-speaking areas of the world.

~SOURCE~

Wikipedia

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… and the rest is history …

~CELINE DION TWITTER~

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~~50 Years of Celine Dion~~

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~~Published on Mar 30, 2018~~

Celine Dion is celebrating her 50th Birthday on March 30th 2018!

To share in this milestone, this film shows you some of Celine recent troubles and triumphs!

With some never before released footage and more … Happy Birthday Celine!

A Film By Curtis Ryan Woodside

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