September 2, 2014

Sunday Open Thread: It’s an Issac Hayes Party


It's Sunday POU Family and lurkers! I hope that everyone is having a great weekend. Let's sit back and celebrate the music of Isaac Hayes. Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American songwriter, musician, … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Afro-Russians


GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We hope you're enjoying your weekend! We continue our series on Afro-Russians with... FREDERICK BRUCE THOMAS (aka Fyodor Fyodorovich Tomas)   Entrepreneur, Restaurateur and Entertainment Mogul (1872-1928) … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Afro-Russians


GOOD MORNING P.O.U AND HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!! We continue our series on Afro-Russians...   JAMES LLOYDOVICH PATTERSON Child Actor and Poet … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Afro-Russians


GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our look at Afro-Russians with...   ALEXANDER PUSHKIN "The Father of Russian Literature" (1799-1837) … [Read more...]

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Monday Open Thread: Afro-Russians


GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! Since the 2014 Winter Olympics are taking place in Sochi, Russia, I'd thought it would be fitting to take a look at Black historical and present day figures in Russia. First, a brief history.... … [Read more...]

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


GOOD MORNING, P.O.U. FAM! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of The Robert Glasper Trio at the 2009 Bridgestone Music Festival in São Paulo, Brazil … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: Rickey Smiley and The Black Church

It's Sunday, POU Family and Lurkers. We are going to enjoy aspects of the black church through the comedic stylings of Rickey Smiley. Rickey Smiley is an American stand-up comedian, television host, actor, and radio personality best known for … [Read more...]