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A New York State of Mind, California, Sacramento, Sacramento Valley Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, women’s barbershop chorus, www.kdmsevolvingworld.com

Entertainment

Goofy Spoof of Fifties Sci-Fi Flicks Explores Issue of Race in America

  Destination Planet Negro Film Review by Kam Williams Goofy Spoof of Fifties Sci-Fi Flicks Explores Issue of Race in America It is 1939, and we find a committee of African-American leaders seeking a solution for the "Negro problem." The group agrees that blacks seem permanently relegated to second-class status because of lynchings, Jim Crow segregation and racial discrimination. After dismissing such solutions as emigrating to Europe … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Books

From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation

  From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Haymarket Books Paperback, $17.95 286 pages ISBN: 978-1-60846-562-0 Book Review by Kam Williams “The eruption of mass protests in the wake of the police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York City have challenged the impunity with which officers of the law carry out violence against Black people and punctured the illusion of … [Read More its Good for You...]

Art

More Than a Score

  ACRONYM TO FOLLOW by Peter Brav   Finally Our Day has come There’s a Day for everything For doughnuts, siblings, eight track tapes Grilled cheese, daughters and sons to work Encouragement, Alzheimer’s Coffee, math, chewing gum Blasphemy, yo-yos And now finally One for us Truly a Day to celebrate National Don’t Shoot An Unarmed Brother Doctor King Not Seeing Progress George Orwell Laughing It Is So About the … [Read More its Good For You...]

Real Estate

New Home Sales Jump in April

  New Home Sales Jump in April By Burt Carey Sales of new homes hit their highest rate since 2008 in April, according to the Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau. April sales increased 16.6 percent over March figures, which correlates to a seasonally adjusted rate of 619,000 home sales projected for the year. The median price of those new homes was $321,000, the highest median price ever recorded. That’s up 9.7 percent … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Lifestyle

Live Longer & Better? U.S.A. Does Not Make the List

  Live Longer & Better? U.S.A. Does Not Make the List by Amy Lignor   We are talking about wellbeing, here. Yes, ours is the country where “streets were paved with gold” and “anyone who has a dream, can make it here.” We have the open rules and laws and kindness to one another, compassion, great workplaces…oh, wait, this list is going on a bit too far now.   The U.S. takes hits for highest heart attacks and … [Read More its Good for You...]

Outdoors

180CC Adventure Packs Plenty of Punch in a Small Package

  180CC Adventure Packs Plenty of Punch in a Small Package By Ted Lund Looking for big things in small packages to help get your family out on the water this summer? Then you'll definitely want to check out the 180CC Adventure from South Carolina-based boat builder, Tidewater Boats. At 17-foot, 8-inches at the centerline and with a 7-foot, 9-inch beam, the 180CC Adventure feels much bigger — and drier — thanks to its Carolina … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sports

The Doctor’s Get Their “Say” About Rio 2016

  The Doctor’s Get Their “Say” About Rio 2016 by Amy Lignor   The news headlines have been constant; the pictures have been awful. There is no way to hide the fact that our men and women athletes will be walking directly into – not to mention, the rest of the world’s athletes who are coming to win their Olympic medals from all corners of the earth – the rapid spread of the Zika virus. Although debates have gone back and … [Read More its Good for You...]

Business

New Home Sales Jump in April

  New Home Sales Jump in April By Burt Carey Sales of new homes hit their highest rate since 2008 in April, according to the Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau. April sales increased 16.6 percent over March figures, which correlates to a seasonally adjusted rate of 619,000 home sales projected for the year. The median price of those new homes was $321,000, the highest median price ever recorded. That’s up 9.7 percent … [Read More its Good for You...]

Travel

Celebrate 100 Years of the National Park Service

  Celebrate 100 Years of the National Park Service By Burt Carey God bless America, Land that I love,  Stand beside her and guide her  Thru the night with a light from above?    From the mountains, to the prairies,  To the oceans white with foam,  God bless America,  My home, sweet home.  God bless America,  My home, sweet home.   When he wrote the lyrics to God Bless America in 1918 and revised … [Read More its Good for You...]

Green Living

Trump Speaks Out About Environment Creating a Lie

  Trump Speaks Out About Environment Creating a Lie by Amy Lignor   As a person who lives in the great Southwest, who is not of Mexican descent—and I say this, because I want no eyes rolling or tongues barking at this article; it is important to note that one and ALL people in the Southwest (if they not already do) than should feel the same—Donald Trump’s recent visit to Albuquerque was a real joke. Do I agree with violent … [Read More its Good for You...]