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Weekend Update on National Guard at Mexican Border – SNL

Seneca Village: The African-American Community that Died so Central Park Could Live

Central Park was one of Manhattan’s earliest African-American settlements. In the 1820’s it was unusual for black people to own land in New York. In 1825, 21 parcels of land in uptown Manhattan were sold to African-Americans. When slavery was abolished in New York in 1827 the area began to flourish. Known as Seneca Village… Read More »

National School Walkout – SNL

Politics Nation: Voter I.D. Disaster – SNL

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] ♪♪>>>GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, I’E REVEREND AL SHARPTON. THE NEW YORK PRIMARY IS THI TUESDAY. AND STATES ACROSS THE COUNT HAVE SET UP THESE NEW VOTER. LAWS. THE REAL PURPOSE IS TO DISENFRENCHFRIES PEOPLE. LET’S TALK ABOUT IT. ♪♪>>JOINING ME NOW TO TALK A THE NEW LAWS IS CHRISTEE JA.>>MY NAME… Read More »

Are Rideshare Services Like Uber Legal?

Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft are now operating in cities all over the world, but they don’t appear to follow any of the normal rules for taxis or car services. In fact, they don’t even have to register as a car service. So, what’s going on? Are Uber and Lyft even legal? Technically, Yes.… Read More »

How Powerful Is The Mormon Church?

Mormons. We know the name thanks to high profile members like Mitt Romney and a popular broadway musical, but according to a recent survey, most Americans don’t know much about them. In fact, critics suggested that voters didn’t allie with Romney in 2012 because they were suspicious of the Mormon faith. So who exactly are… Read More »