March 27, 2015

Monday Open Thread: Notable Black Indians

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Good morning POU Family.  We are officially officially 24 days away from Thanksgiving, and this week's open threads will focus on notable notable Black Indians.   Black Indians are people of African-American descent, usually with … [Read more...]

Sunday Jazz Brunch Open Thread: Ray Brown

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Raymond Matthews Brown (October 13, 1926 – July 2, 2002) was an influential American jazz double bassist and cellist, known for extensive work with Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald, among many others. Ray Brown was born in Pittsburgh, … [Read more...]

#TGIT Week 6: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder

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

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

Monday Open Thread: Passing

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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

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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...]

#TGIT Week 4: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder

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In last week's episode, Daddy Pope unleashed his inner Miss Celie from The Color Purple upon Jake.... … [Read more...]