October 21, 2017

Saturday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   ELLSWORTH "BUMPY" JOHNSON … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.!   STEPHANIE ST. CLAIR … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   CASPER HOLSTEIN … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAG OBOTS! This brotha truly had NFTG about the Italian mobsters!   THEODORE (TEDDY) L. ROE … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! This story needs to be made into a movie! It's long, but VERY interesting....   THE JONES BROTHERS … [Read more...]

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Monday Open Thread: Black Policy Kings and A Queen

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.!   (Originally posted in June 2015)   In this week's series, we'll take a look at the Policy Game (aka The Numbers Racket) and the Black men and woman who dominated this multi-million dollar industry … [Read more...]

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Saturday Open Thread: African-American Bankers

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We hope you're enjoying the weekend! We conclude our series on African-American Bankers with....   RICHARD HENRY BOYD (1843-1922) One-Cent Savings and Trust Company (Citizens Bank) Nashville, TN … [Read more...]