October 21, 2014

African Americans

Tuesday Open Thread: Passing

passing_lawrence_dennis

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our series on Passing. This one is gonna blow your mind! LAWRENCE DENNIS (December 25, 1893 – August 20, 1977) … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Passing

passing_belledecosta

GOOD MONDAY MORNIN, P.O.U.! This week's series will take a look at Black people who have passed for white. It was inspired by this NPR article posted last week by fellow trustee Miranda: 'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White … [Read more...]

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

randycrawford

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the musical stylings of Randy Crawford live at the Baloise Session in Basel, Switzerland... … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders

revgeorgelee

Good Saturday Morning POU. We conclude our series by taking a look at afew of the more than 100 unresolved cases that remain from the Civil Rights Era. May 7, 1955 · Belzoni, Mississippi  Rev. George Lee, one of the first black people … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders

oneal_moore_403

Good Morning POU. We continue to look at some of the murder cases that remain unsolved from the Civil Rights Era. Today's case is about two very brave men that sadly made history as firsts and were brutalized for it. On June 2, 1965, in a … [Read more...]

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Thursday Open Thread: Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders

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Good Morning POU. Continuing with our somber look at the domestic terrorism perpetrated upon the African-american citizens for simply wanting to be treated with respect and dignity. Louis Allen (April 25, 1919 – January 31, 1964) was an … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders

frank morris

Good Morning POU. We continue our series on Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders. Today we review the murder of Frank Morris. Rosa Williams grew up in Ferriday, La. in the 1960s. She says the code of conduct in her southern town was clear: "We … [Read more...]