October 19, 2017

Monday Open Thread: The African Origin of Humanity with Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! (Originally posted April 8, 2014) In this week's series, the late historian, anthropologist and physicist Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop (1923-1986) breaks down the African origin of humanity. … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We conclude our series on African American Women Bandleaders with....   EVELYN BUNDY TAYLOR … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.! We continue our series on African American Women Bandleaders.... LIL HARDIN ARMSTRONG … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our series on African American Women Bandleaders... EDYTHE TURNHAM … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

HAPPY HUMP DAY, P.O.U.! We continue our series on African American Women Bandleaders.... ERNESTINE "TINY" DAVIS Queen of the Trumpet … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our series on African American Women Bandleaders.... ANNA MAE WINBURN … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: African American Women Bandleaders

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! (Originally published on March 9, 2015) Now when it comes to African American jazz bandleaders, the first names that come to mind are Duke Ellington, Count Bassie, Chick Webb and Cab Calloway. But let me tell ya, … [Read more...]