July 28, 2017

African Americans

Thursday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   CASPER HOLSTEIN … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAG OBOTS! This brotha truly had NFTG about the Italian mobsters!   THEODORE (TEDDY) L. ROE … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! This story needs to be made into a movie! It's long, but VERY interesting....   THE JONES BROTHERS … [Read more...]

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Monday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.!   (Originally posted in June 2015)   In this week's series, we'll take a look at the Policy Game (aka The Numbers Racket) and the Black men and woman who dominated this multi-million dollar industry … [Read more...]

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Saturday Open Thread: Little Known Black Media Publications of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Welcome to the weekend POU! Today we take a look at Protest Pamphlets authored by African Americans and distributed during the 1800s in protest of slavery. Black protest influenced the rise of a more radical abolitionist movement after … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Little Known Black Media Publications of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Good Morning POU! We continue our look at newspapers for African Americans in the 18th and early 19th centuries. The North Star was a nineteenth-century anti-slavery newspaper published from the Talman Building in Rochester, New York by … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Little Known Black Media Publications of the 18th and 19th Centuries

We continue our look at black newspapers, magazines and other circulars published by and for African Americans in the 18th and early 19th century. Today's entry is another great read that further puts to bed the notion that African Americans were … [Read more...]