October 24, 2014

African Americans

#TGIT Week 5: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder


Last week, Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) uttered nine words that snatched errbody's edges AND kitchen! … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Passing


GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our series on Passing... JEAN TOOMER (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) … [Read more...]

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Wednesday Open Thread: Passing


HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAG OBOTS! We continue our series on Passing...   ALICE BEATRICE JONES … [Read more...]

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Tuesday Open Thread: Passing


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


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


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


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...]