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Here’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Reading MLK’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ Speech in the Church Where King Gave It January 18, 2016

Filed under: birthday,Found Objects,Quotes,RIP,tribute,Videos — jerzygirl45 @ 6:05 pm

In New York City on Monday afternoon, a staggering lineup of performers gathered at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights to pay homage to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The #MLKNow program featured, among others, Chris Rock on fire as James Baldwin, and Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda reading as King himself.

Source: Here’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Reading MLK’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ Speech in the Church Where King Gave It

 

RIP: David Bowie, 1/8/47 – 1/10/16 January 11, 2016

Filed under: Music,RIP,Videos — jerzygirl45 @ 12:31 pm
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The Lonely Death of George Bell – The New York Times October 19, 2015

Each year around 50,000 people die in New York, some alone and unseen. Yet death even in such forlorn form can cause a surprising amount of activity. Sometimes, along the way, a life’s secrets are revealed.

Source: The Lonely Death of George Bell – The New York Times

 

“Barcelona” – Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe October 9, 2015

  
  

  
  

Montserrat Caballe at wiki

Official site for Freddie Mercury

Barcelona album at wiki
  
  

 

Happy Birthday, Danitra Vance (7/13/54 – 8/21/94) July 13, 2015

  
  

  
  

Danitra Vance

  
  

 

Peace and Love July 6, 2015

  
  

  
  

 

Happy Birthday, Dali Lama

  
  

DALAI LAMA - sml

  
  
Happy 80th Birthday, Dalai Lama! 17 Wise Quotes To Change The Way You Think

See the Celebrations for the Dalai Lama’s 80th Birthday

Official website

  
  

 

RIP: CHRISTOPHER LEE, 5/27/22–6/7/15 June 11, 2015

 

 

CHRISTOPHER LEE

  
  

‘It’s terrible when you lose an old friend’: …

  
  

 

RIP: KALIEF BROWDER June 8, 2015

 

 

KALIEF

  
  

Kalief Browder, 1993–2015

Kalief Browder on “The View”: Innocent Teen Sent to Prison

  
  

 

Haiku – BB King May 29, 2015

Filed under: poetry,RIP — jerzygirl45 @ 3:36 pm
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#BBKing

 

guitar named “lucille”

King is gone, the thrill remains

mississippi blues

  
  

 

 
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