July 24, 2014

Wednesday Evening Thread: Same Promises

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Wednesday Afternoon Thread: ICYMI Videos

Here are a couple of good segments - in case you missed it! … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African-American Ghost Stories

Illustration by Alice R. Huger Smith

HAPPY HALLOWEEN POU! We continue our look at African-American Ghost Stories.   "THE PLAT-EYE" From The Moonlit Road: Like many other Southern folktales, the “plat-eye” stories were brought over by African-Americans who had been sold into … [Read more...]

Tuesday Evening Thread: President Obama visits Red Cross

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President Barack Obama talks to the Red Cross about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and their efforts to help the devastated areas.   … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Romney’s Shameless Scare Tactic

This is so sad. The Chrysler CEO has now emailed all company employees to address the blatant lying by Mitt Romney. In addition, he wrote a letter , published by The Detroit News (which endorsed Romney) to further address the Romney lies. Martin … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African-American Ghost Stories

Book cover of The Conjure Woman, Boston; New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899.

GOOD MORNING POU! We continue our look at African-American Ghost Stories.   THE GRAY WOLF'S HA'NT   From The Companion to Southern Literature: Themes, Genres, Places, People, Movements, and Motifs: In the works of African American … [Read more...]

Monday Afternoon Thread: Romnopoly

This is absolutely perfect: Learn more, please visit Romnopoly.org … [Read more...]