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December 30, 2015

The Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin Brings Down The House at 2015 Kennedy Center Honors

Black History:  Special Delivery!! 

And this my friends is why she is still the undisputed QUEEN OF SOUL! Check out Aretha Franklin singing, “Natural Woman” at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors!

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In the Christian community, “Watch Night” refers to worship services held on New Year’s Eve. Watch Night services have been celebrated since the 1700’s. Watch Night took on a special meaning, when on December 31, 1862, also known as, “Freedom’s Eve”, slaves were eagerly awaiting the Emancipation Proclamation which would go into effect on January 1, 1863. Continue reading “The History & Origin Of The New Year’s Eve “Watch Night” Service”

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