September 2, 2014

Tuesday Open Thread: African American Fraternities

Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country. [Continue Reading...]

Monday Evening Thread: The Four Tops Week

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Monday Open Thread: Happy Labor Day!

In this week’s address, the President wished Americans a happy Labor Day weekend, highlighted the important economic progress we’ve made, and reaffirmed his commitment to accelerate our progress and … [Read More...]

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Sunday Afternoon Thread: Football is BACK!

It's here! The 2014 NFL season gets under way on Thursday, Sept 4th! POU will once again have a season long contest to see which Obot can most accurately predict the winners each week. Oh, and this … [Read More...]

Sunday Open Thread: West Wing Week

This week, the White House honored two important anniversaries, for Women's Rights and Civil Rights, and the President announced new actions to improve access to quality healthcare for veterans. … [Read More...]

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Saturday Afternoon Thread: Keith Sweat Week

In 1992, Keith Sweat discovered the group Silk, and helped craft their debut album, Lose Control, which hit #7 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The album's single "Freak Me", co-written and … [Read More...]

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Saturday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   THE BAPTIST WAR Jamaica … [Read More...]

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Friday Afternoon Thread: Keith Sweat Week

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Friday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

HAPPY FRIDAY, PRAGOBOTS!   THE NEW YORK CONSPIRACY OF 1741 … [Read More...]

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