September 1, 2014

African Americans

Saturday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

Samuel Sharpe, leader of the Baptist War (PHOTO: Barrington Watson)

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   THE BAPTIST WAR Jamaica … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

African American slave being burned at the stake after New York Conspiracy of 1741 (PHOTO: Wikipedia))

HAPPY FRIDAY, PRAGOBOTS!   THE NEW YORK CONSPIRACY OF 1741 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

Artist depiction of Madison Washington (Photo: NewsOne.com)

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   THE CREOLE SHIP MUTINY   … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

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HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAGOBOTS!   GASPAR YANGA'S REVOLT Veracruz, Mexico … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

(Photo:  Maurice Thompson, The Story of Louisiana, (Boston: D. Lothrop Co., 1888)

The New York Public Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Milstein Division)

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   1811 GERMAN COAST UPRISING Louisiana … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

slaverebel_stono

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.!   This week's series will be devoted to Slave Rebellions.   THE STONO REBELLION South Carolina … [Read more...]

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

billieholiday

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of the incomparable Billie Holiday....   … [Read more...]