July 29, 2015

Monday Open Thread: African American Cinematographers

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Good Morning POU! Thank you to POU commenter Goldenstar for gifting me with this week's topic. A comment by Goldenstar a few months ago included a list of prominent cinematographers and VIOLA! An open thread topic was born! Cinematography … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: Singing The Blues with Kingfish

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Meet "Kingfish", heir to the Blues Legends of Mississippi. It doesn't seem like coincidence that 15-year-old blues musician Christone Ingram boasts the nickname "Kingfish." After all, his greatest inspiration is B.B. King, the ultimate rhythm … [Read more...]

#TGIT: How To Get Away With Murder Season Finale

THIS. SCENE. IS. EVERYTHING. This shocking confession between Ophelia and Annalise was such an incredibly tender and powerful scene. #HTGAWM https://t.co/O5BCLpxKXJ — How To Get Away ABC (@HowToGetAwayABC) February 23, 2015 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Black History Facts

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The line between West Indians and African-Americans was fuzzy... Most of us already know that the slave trade circulated blacks between the U.S. and the Caribbean. We also probably know that after the Haitian Revolution, many Haitian … [Read more...]

Empire Episode 8: The Lyon’s Roar

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Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard cover this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly! … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black History Facts

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  Early African-American elites traveled and lived abroad extensively... Pioneering African-Americans of the 18th and 19th centuries traveled and lived abroad extensively, even in Africa. They traveled for education, recreation, … [Read more...]

#TGIT Week 13: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder

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