October 1, 2016

Arts and Culture

Friday Open Thread: History Of The Blaxploitation Erea

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Happy Friday POU!  Today we celebrate The Kings of Blaxploitation! The New Leading Man After World War II, pressure from black and white American groups and the Cold War rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union for … [Read more...]

#TGIT Week 17: Scandal

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Thursday Open Thread: History Of The Blaxploitation Movie Era

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Good Morning POU! Foxy Brown, Cleopatra Jones, Black Lolita! Its the Queens of Blaxploitation! Women have long been negatively stereotyped in American society, usually portrayed as submissive and passive while at the same time seen as … [Read more...]

Underground: “Firefly”

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Empire Returns!!

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Wednesday Open Thread: History of the Blaxploitation Movie Era

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Happy Hump Day POU! Who's the cat that won't cop out / When there's danger all about? If you know the answer to that question (Shaft!), and probably even if you don't, then you know that Blaxploitation films represent an indisputably … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: History of the Blaxploitation Movie Era

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Good Morning POU! We continue to look at the impact and legacy of the Blaxploitation Film Era! I'm very interested in how everyone feels about the comments regarding Sidney Poitier, hope it sparks a lively conversation! Michael Jai White … [Read more...]