July 30, 2014

Thursday Afternoon Thread: 70s Soul

Enjoy! Minnie Riperton - Memory Lane … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Black Firsts and Innovations

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  More from this week's theme,  black firsts and innovation... David Jones Peck was the first black man to graduate from an American medical school. He was born to John C. and Sarah Peck in Carlisle, Pennsylvania around 1826. John Peck was a … [Read more...]

Wednesday Afternoon Thread: 70s Soul

They just don't make'em like this anymore! Marlena Shaw - Go Away Little Boy (her talking intro is priceless!) … [Read more...]

LIVE STREAM: President Obama Speaks at the Unveiling of a Statue of Rosa Parks (UPDATED)

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Wednesday Open Thread: Black Firsts and Innovations

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Continuing with this week's theme, I will discuss Francis Johnson and Theodore Wright.  Francis Johnson, musician, composer, and bandmaster, was born in 1792 in Martinique in the West Indies and immigrated to Philadelphia in 1809 at the age of 17.  … [Read more...]

Tuesday Evening Thread: Hoodies Up! We Will Never Forget!

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We will never forget! … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: 70s Soul

More from the Newports and Muscatel collection: Betty Wright - The Clean Up Woman … [Read more...]