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Katy Perry Pays Tribute To American History, Wears Tiny Aretha Franklin Bow To Presidential Inauguration

Katy Perry Pays Tribute To American History, Wears Tiny Aretha Franklin Bow To Presidential Inauguration

In 2009, music legend Aretha Franklin got the whole world talking when she performed at President Barack Obama’s inauguration wearing a fabulous hat with an oversize bow. Today, at President Obama’s second inauguration as President of the United States, a young singer followed in Franklin’s legendary footsteps by wearing a bow of her own. That singer was Katy Perry. More »

Lupe Fiasco Kicked Off Stage At Inauguration Concert For Criticizing Obama In Repetitive Fashion

Lupe Fiasco Kicked Off Stage At Inauguration Concert For Criticizing Obama In Repetitive Fashion

Lupe Fiasco has been an outspoken critic of mainstream politics for pretty much his entire career. He was in a documentary about Howard Zinn, he wears shirts like the one above (Frad Hampton was a prominent Black Panther killed by the US government) and he has criticized Barack Obama‘s foreign policy on multiple occasions. Hence, it stands to reason that someone would think he’d make the perfect performer for Obama’s inauguration concert! More »

Video: Hollywood Stars Make A PSA Demanding A Plan On Gun Control

Video: Hollywood Stars Make A PSA Demanding A Plan On Gun Control

In the wake of the horrible Newtown, CT school shooting tragedy, many people have renewed the call for stricter gun control laws to keep dangerous weapons out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them. Some of those people are famous, and a bunch of said famous people have banded together to make a PSA for Demand A Plan, an outgrowth of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns non-profit coalition. More »