October 21, 2014

Monday Afternoon Thread: Tribute to Philadephia Internation Records Week


Did you know:
Gamble and Huff wrote 110 number one hits
A Gamble-Huff song plays every 14.5 seconds around the world

Enjoy Yourself – The Jacksons
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Monday Open Thread: Passing


This week’s series will take a look at Black people who have passed for white. It was inspired by this NPR article posted last week by fellow trustee Miranda: ‘A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White America


 Belle da Costa Greene

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