September 23, 2017

Arts and Culture

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Women and Rock N Roll

Peggy Jones or Peggy Malone (married name) (July 19, 1940 – September 16, 2015), known on stage as Lady Bo in recognition of her relationship with Bo Diddley, was an American musician. A pioneer of rock and roll, Jones played rhythm guitar in Bo … [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 FRIDAY!! 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.! Considering everything going on in the news, I'd thought it would be fitting to repost our series on 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.! As you take in your Sunday breakfast/brunch, enjoy this UNESCO International Jazz Day 2015 Concert....   … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Pop Culture of 1996

Top TV Shows 1996: … [Read more...]