January 20, 2017

Education

Saturday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Welcome to the Weekend POU! To conclude our week on looking at the 1900 Paris Exposition and "The Negro Exhibit" presented by W.E.B. Du Bois, we take a look at more pictures from the exhibit. You can find the entire collection at the Library of … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition

Good Morning POU! The Georgia Negro was assembled by W. E. B. DuBois and his students at Atlanta University in the months preceding the World's Fair. Subtitled "A Sociological Study," it included four major sections: statistical charts showing … [Read more...]

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 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...]

VIDEO: President Obama Delivers Commencement Speech at Howard University

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Sunday Musical Brunch Open Thread: White Singers Who We Thought Were Black

This is a list about a few individuals with voices that we accidentally assumed at one point and time belonged to black people. It wasn’t until videos popped up for some of the songs that we didn’t see a black man or woman, but a white man or … [Read more...]