August 25, 2016

African Americans

Thursday Open Thread: Black Classical Music Composers

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GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   JULIA PERRY … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Classical Music Composers

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HAPPY HUMP DAY P.O.U.!   FLORENCE BEATRICE PRICE … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Classical Music Composers

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   JOSEPH BOLOGNE, CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGES … [Read more...]

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Monday Open Thread: Black Classical Music Composers

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GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! This week we'll take a look at Black composers of classical music.   IGNATIUS SANCHO … [Read more...]

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

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday bunch on, enjoy Duke Ellington's Concert of Sacred Music....   </iframe? … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Historical and Modern People and Figures Who Are Black

Fredi Washington

Unlike some of the others that have been highlighted this week, this actress was proud of her heritage. She didn't shy away from it, but embraced it at a time when Jim Crow as in place. Fredericka Carolyn "Fredi" Washington (December 23, 1903 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Historical and Modern People and Figures Who Are Black

Sizemore

This week's thread has highlighted some historical and modern people who have passed.  I am going to highlight an actor who admitted his mother was black about 5 or 6 years ago. Thomas Edward "Tom" Sizemore, Jr. (born November 29, 1961) is an … [Read more...]