November 21, 2017

Saturday Afternoon Thread: The Bar-Kays Week

This is a 22 minute CLASSIC. There is actually a 33 minute long version of this song that was just released for the first time in 2016. Originally on the Shaft soundtrack. The Bar-kays of course were Isaac Hayes backing band and did the … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Nearis Green – The Real Jack Daniels

For years, visitors to Tennessee’s Jack Daniel's distillery have gotten a version of history that goes down as smooth as a good whiskey: In the 1850s, a preacher and distiller by the name of Dan Call recognized potential in young Jasper Newton "Jack" … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread: The Bar-Kays Week

Freak Show On The Dance Floor … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African American Brewers and Breweries II

Today's post is an update on the Harlem Brewing Company that was originally featured here on November 18, 2015. Black-Owned Craft Beer Company Gets Premium Placement in Wal-Mart Harlem has a special place in the American imagination when it … [Read more...]

#TGIT: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder Fall Finales

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Thursday Afternoon Thread: The Bar-Kays Week

Body Fever … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Brewers and Breweries II

Good Morning! Today we take a look at another angle of the beer industry. Here is an interview with the founder of a beer festival that caters to African Americans, courtesy of The Beer Advocate. Lenox Mercedes was raised in New York City … [Read more...]