May 25, 2017

Arts and Culture

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...]

The Official “Queen Sugar” Discussion Thread

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#Empire Wednesday S3 Ep.7: What We May Be

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Sunday Musical Open Thread: Happy Belated Birthday Tina Turner

In honor of of lovely Tina Turner's 77th birthday yesterday, we are going to highlight some of her greatest hits! Sit back and relax. Listen to the sounds of the Queen of Rock n Roll. … [Read more...]