November 27, 2014

Thursday Afternoon Thread: Thursday Throwbacks

Brrrrrrrrr! Its cold! Here are a few old school jams to get your body moving. Stay warm! Cameo - Talkin Out The Side Of Your Neck … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Black Firsts, Inventors and Scientists

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Continuing on with the theme... "Changing The World ...One Paper Ring at a time." - Ruth J Miro Ruth J Miro was born in New York City and raised in the Bronx. She is the founder of RJ Miro, and the  inventor of personalized paper rings. Among her … [Read more...]

Wednesday Afternoon Thread: Hump Day Hits

Alright, where all my humpin people at? Here are a few to get you through the doldrums of Hump Day! The Gap Band - Humpin … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: Have a Coke and a Smile?

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I thought I would share this column with the fam. I'd love to hear your opinions on this! When Jim Crow Drank Coke The opposition by the New York State chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s restrictions on sugary soda caught … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Firsts, Scientists and Inventors

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It's hump day. POU Family and lurkers. Continiung with the open thread theme, I am highlighting Henry Blair, John Albert Burr, and George Carruthers.   Henry Blair (1807–1860) was the second African American inventor to receive a patent. He … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Timeless Tuesday

More classics for your musical libraries! Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way You Make Me Feel … [Read more...]

POU NFL Regular Season Winners and Super Bowl Picks!

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OK, down to the final game of the NFL season! But before we make our picks, let's do the POU NFL Players of the Year awards! For most points and consistent play, the Most Valuable Player is__________ GreenLadyHere!! … [Read more...]