March 30, 2017

Arts and Culture

Underground S.2 Ep.4: Nok Aaut

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#Empire Wednesday S.3 Ep.11: Play On

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#TGIT Scandal S.6 Ep7.: A Traitor Among Us

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#Empire Wednesday: Mid-Season Premiere

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Monday Open Thread: Blacks and the Mormon Church

This week's posts will highlight the small and often overlooked group of African American Mormons who have been members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) almost since its founding on April 6, 1830. Most Mormons are members of … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: RIP Chuck Berry

Yesterday one of original inventors of rock n roll died: Chuck Berry. He was 90 years old. Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry  was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African American Playwrights

Amiri Baraka was born Everett LeRoi Jones in Newark, New Jersey, on October 7, 1934. His father, Colt LeRoy Jones, was a postal supervisor; Anna Lois Jones, his mother, was a social worker.  He attended Rutgers University for two years, then … [Read more...]