February 22, 2017

Wednesday Open Thread: Another Set of Black History Factoids

Marion Thompson Wright, educator and historian, was the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in history in the United States. Wright was born on September 12, 1902, in East Orange, New Jersey, the daughter of Moses R. Thompson and Minnie … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Another Set of Black History Factoids

Alfred L. Cralle was an African American businessman and inventor who was best known for inventing the ice cream scoop in 1897. Cralle was born on September 4, 1866, in Kenbridge, Lunenburg County, Virginia, just after the end of the American Civil … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Another Set of Black History Factoids

Good morning POU'ers , since this is Black History Month this week's open thread's will highlight some new black history facts and people. Daisy Lee Gatson Bates (November 11, 1914 – November 4, 1999) was an American civil rights activist, … [Read more...]

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Saturday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions III

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   1842 SLAVE REVOLT IN THE CHEROKEE NATION Oklahoma   The 1842 Slave Revolt in the Cherokee Nation, then located in Indian Territory (Oklahoma) west of the Mississippi River, was the largest escape of a group … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions III

HAPPY FRIDAY P.O.U.! MALÊ REVOLT  Salvador, Brazil … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions III

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   1733 SLAVE INSURRECTION ON ST. JOHN … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions III

HAPPY HUMP DAY, P.O.U.!     THE STONO REBELLION South Carolina … [Read more...]