October 31, 2014

Saturday Open Thread: Passing

(Photo: Detroit Public Library)

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! And now for the conclusion of our series on Passing.... This is lengthy, but well worth the read. ELSIE ROXBOROUGH … [Read more...]

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Friday Open Thread: Passing

HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.! We continue our series on Passing....   ALICE F. MASON "The Doyenne of the Carriage-Trade Brokers" … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Passing


GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our series on Passing... JEAN TOOMER (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) … [Read more...]

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Wednesday Open Thread: Passing


HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAG OBOTS! We continue our series on Passing...   ALICE BEATRICE JONES … [Read more...]

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Tuesday Open Thread: Passing


GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our series on Passing. This one is gonna blow your mind! LAWRENCE DENNIS (December 25, 1893 – August 20, 1977) … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Passing


GOOD MONDAY MORNIN, P.O.U.! This week's series will take a look at Black people who have passed for white. It was inspired by this NPR article posted last week by fellow trustee Miranda: 'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders


Good Saturday Morning POU. We conclude our series by taking a look at afew of the more than 100 unresolved cases that remain from the Civil Rights Era. May 7, 1955 · Belzoni, Mississippi  Rev. George Lee, one of the first black people … [Read more...]