September 16, 2014

Monday Open Thread: African American War Heroes

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Good Morning POU! This week we will feature African Americans that are true war heroes. These are the stories of legends. Each would make an incredible feature film and no embellishment would be required. The Battle of Henry … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

Samuel Sharpe, leader of the Baptist War (PHOTO: Barrington Watson)

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   THE BAPTIST WAR Jamaica … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

African American slave being burned at the stake after New York Conspiracy of 1741 (PHOTO: Wikipedia))

HAPPY FRIDAY, PRAGOBOTS!   THE NEW YORK CONSPIRACY OF 1741 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

Artist depiction of Madison Washington (Photo: NewsOne.com)

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   THE CREOLE SHIP MUTINY   … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

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HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAGOBOTS!   GASPAR YANGA'S REVOLT Veracruz, Mexico … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

(Photo:  Maurice Thompson, The Story of Louisiana, (Boston: D. Lothrop Co., 1888)

The New York Public Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Milstein Division)

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   1811 GERMAN COAST UPRISING Louisiana … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

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GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.!   This week's series will be devoted to Slave Rebellions.   THE STONO REBELLION South Carolina … [Read more...]