December 10, 2016

Arts and Culture

Tuesday Open Thread: Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Interview with Michael Jackson

Good Morning POU! We continue with Part II of Michael Jackson's interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson: (Uploaded by brizzy11) … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Interview with Michael Jackson

(Originally published in 2011) GOOD MORNING POU!   On March 27, 2005, the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson, participated in a one-on-one interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. for his radio show "Keep Hope Alive". In this … [Read more...]

Sunday Musical Brunch Open Thread: The Influence and Stylings of Nile Rodgers

Nile Gregory Rodgers (born September 19, 1952) is an American musician, producer, and guitarist. He is the lead guitarist and co-founding member with Bernard Edwards of the band Chic, which has been active since 1976 and was one of the most … [Read more...]

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

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! We hope you're enjoying this long weekend! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Sonny Rollins:   … [Read more...]

#Empire Wednesday Season Finale: Past Is Prologue

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Sunday Open Thread: Dancehall Singer – Patra

Patra was considered the Queen of Danchall music in the early to mid 1990's. She considered an musical influence on Rhianna. Patra (born Dorothy Smith, 22 November 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican dancehall singer. In her beginnings as … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Black Photographers

Coreen Simpson (born February 18, 1942) is a noted African-American photographer and jewelry designer.  Coreen Simpson’s illustrious career began as a photojournalist covering political dignitaries, cultural icons, musicians, athletes and special … [Read more...]