February 22, 2017

Wednesday Open Thread: Another Set of Black History Factoids

Marion Thompson Wright, educator and historian, was the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in history in the United States. Wright was born on September 12, 1902, in East Orange, New Jersey, the daughter of Moses R. Thompson and Minnie Homes Thompson. Her parents separated, and her mother raised four children while working as a domestic servant in Newark, New Jersey.

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Tuesday Afternoon Thread: James Ingram and Patti Austin Week

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