December 10, 2016

Arts and Culture

Saturday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Welcome to the Weekend POU! To conclude our week on looking at the 1900 Paris Exposition and "The Negro Exhibit" presented by W.E.B. Du Bois, we take a look at more pictures from the exhibit. You can find the entire collection at the Library of … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! We continue to look at the historic Negro Exhibit at the 1900 Paris Exposition. W. E. B. Du Bois on an identification card for the 1900 Exposition Universelle W.E.B. Du Bois included photographs that he called "typical … [Read more...]

#Empire Wednesday S3 Ep8: The Unkindest Cut

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Wednesday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! The Exhibit of American Negroes was a sociological display within the Palace of Social Economy at the 1900 World's Fair in Paris. The exhibit was actually a joint effort between Daniel Murray, the Assistant Librarian of Congress, … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! We continue our look at the African American exhibit displayed at the 1900 World's Fair in Paris and presented by W.E.B. Du Bois. Howard University class picture 1900 At the time, Du Bois was a professor of sociology at … [Read more...]

Monday Evening Thread: They Will Be Missed

Standing Ovation for Obama at His Last Kennedy Center Honors The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! This week we will take a look at the exhibit on African Americans compiled by W.E.B. Du Bois for the 1900 World's Fair in Paris. First, some background on why this exhibit was created. To do this, we must start with … [Read more...]