October 31, 2014

Wednesday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

police_brutality

The LAPD Is Too Violent? Really? Gee..I Guess I Missed That News: Los Angeles police are being praised for their planning, outreach and judicious use of force in ousting the Occupy L.A. encampment Wednesday morning, but a few protesters are reporting … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: Kidney Disease and Us

Two Black Children

How many of you can name a close family member that's on dialysis right now? I can name more than my fingers and toes combined. I live in a city where dialysis centers are as prevalent as McDonald's. It seems like everytime I talk to my parents, … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: "They Came Before Columbus"

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HAPPY HUMP DAY P.O.U.! We continue our look at Dr. Ivan Van Sertima's lecture on the presence of Africans in Ancient America. PART V: PART VI: (Uploaded by KhalikAllah89) … [Read more...]

Tuesday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

nelson_haha

VPOTUS News: Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. landed here on Tuesday evening, embarking on an historic, three-day visit meant to inaugurate a new relationship between the United States and Iraq, as the nearly decade-long war and occupation come to … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: "They Came Before Columbus"

ivan

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue with Parts III and IV of Dr. Ivan Van Sertima's lecture on the presence of Africans in Ancient America. PART III PART IV (Uploaded by KhalikAllah89) … [Read more...]

Monday Afternoon Thread | Mitt v. Mitt: The Story of Two Men Trapped In One Body

willard

The DNC is NOT playing with you Willard! … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: "They Came Before Columbus"

before-columbus

GOOD MONDAY MORNING P.O.U.! This week, we'll take a look at a lecture given by the late scholar, Dr. Ivan Van Sertima on April 17, 1990. In this lecture, Dr. Sertima discusses the presence of Africans in Ancient America. For those who are not … [Read more...]