July 29, 2016

Friday Open Thread: African-American Speakers at the DNC

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.!   FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA Democratic National Convention Keynote Address Denver, Colorado - August 25, 2008 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African-American Speakers at the DNC

Rev__Al_Sharpton

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   REV. AL SHARPTON 2004 Democratic National Convention July 28, 2004 - Boston, MA … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African-American Speakers at the DNC

(Photo Credit: AP)

HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAGOBOTS! We continue our look at African American speakers at the Democratic National Convention with.... REV. JESSE L. JACKSON "The Rainbow Coalition Speech" San Francisco, CA - July 18, 1984 … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African-American Speakers at the DNC

barbarajordan_dnc2

GOOD MORNING, POU! We continue our look at memorable African-American speakers at the Democratic National Convention with....   BARBARA CHARLINE JORDAN (1936-1996) Democratic National Convention Keynote Address New York, NY - July 12, … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: African-American Speakers at the DNC

Fanny Lou Hamer, a leader of the Freedom Democratic party, speaks before the credentials committee of the Democratic national convention in Atlantic City, August 22, 1964, in efforts to win accreditation for the group as Mississippi's delegation to the convention.  The Freedom group, composed almost entirely of Negroes, is opposed by the regular all-white Mississippi delegation.(AP Photo/stf)

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, POU! In honor of the 2016 Democratic National Convention that begins today, this week's series will take a look at some of the most memorable speeches given by African Americans at the convention. FANNIE LOU … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Meet Pearl Fryar, Topiary Extraordinaire!

Property of Logan Cyrus

Good Morning POU! Today I wanted to feature this incredible hidden talent in the field of topiary (which I didn't even know there was such a thing until yesterday). Edward Scissorhands got nothing on him! The Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden In … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African-American Architects

Paul Revere Williams

Paul Revere Williams, FAIA (February 18, 1894 – January 23, 1980) was an American architect based in Los Angeles, California. He practiced largely in Southern California and designed the homes of numerous celebrities, including Frank Sinatra, Lucille … [Read more...]