July 30, 2015

African Americans

Thursday Open Thread: African-American Real Estate Moguls II

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our look at African-American Real Estate Moguls with.....   Sidney P. Dones (1888-1947) … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African-American Real Estate Moguls II

HAPPY HUMP DAY P.O.U.! We continue our series on African-American Real Estate Moguls with...   Bridget "Biddy" Mason (1818-1891) … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African-American Real Estate Moguls II

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our series on African-American Real Estate Moguls with...   JOHN E. NAIL (1883-1947) … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: African-American Real Estate Moguls II

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! This week's series will revisit the topic of African-American Real Estate Moguls.   Philip A. Payton, Jr. "The Father of Harlem" … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! Hope you're having a restful weekend. As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba at the Jazz Jamboree in 1984.   … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Incredible Investigative Journalists of Color

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Welcome to the weekend POU! The final person featured in our series on Investigative Journalists, was not actually a journalist.  However, through his own initiative, he became an investigator and managed to provide us with a wealth of history … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Incredible Investigative Journalists of Color

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Happy Friday POU! Today we feature another head of the NAACP that risked his life to expose working conditions in 1930s Mississippi. "Images of what I'd seen in Mississippi - the grim little river towns, rain-soaked levees, suspicious white … [Read more...]