September 21, 2014

Wednesday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

J-O-B-S We Need More Jobs, Bishes! News: Private businesses added a modest number of jobs in August, according to a report released Wednesday. Separately, U.S. factory orders, driven by strong car and airplane demand, climbed in July more than … [Read more...]

P.O.U Weekly Health Thread

Every Wednesday, P.O.U. will discuss a health trend, or provide information on various topics regarding mental, physical and emotional well being. This is an open thread to also allow the community to share tips on nutritious meals, exercise tips and … [Read more...]

Mayor Kasim Reed Schools Chuck Todd on How President Obama Has Helped African Americans

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Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African-American Photographers

Happy Hump Day! Today's featured African-American Photographer: Moneta Sleet Jr. From the time he was sent to Montgomery, Ala., in 1955 to cover an unlikely boycott organized by a young minister named Martin Luther King Jr. until long after he … [Read more...]

Tuesday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

POTUS News: With a "solemn anniversary" approaching, President Obama paid tribute today to the "9/11 Generation," the more than 5 million military members who have served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond since deadly terrorist attacks on the United … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African-American Photographers

Good Morning! We continue to take a look at renowned African-American Photographers. GORDON PARKS Gordon Parks was one of the seminal figures of twentieth century photography. A humanitarian with deep commitment to social justice, he left … [Read more...]

Monday Obot Link Review | Evening Open Thread

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POTUS News: President Obama tapped a former member of his administration to be the top economist in the White House. If confirmed by the Senate, Princeton University economist Alan Krueger will become chairman of the White House Council of Economic … [Read more...]