October 23, 2014

Open Thread

Thursday Open Thread: Passing

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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 Afternoon Thread: Tribute to Philadelphia International Records

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Wake Up Everybody - Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Passing

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

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Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Tribute to Philadelphia International Records

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From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Ultimately, what Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff were selling, using the medium of well-crafted, danceable and urbane soul music, was a message of “peace in the world, people getting together,” Gamble told writer … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Passing

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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 Afternoon Thread: Tribute to Philadephia Internation Records Week

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Did you know: Gamble and Huff wrote 110 number one hits A Gamble-Huff song plays every 14.5 seconds around the world Enjoy Yourself - The Jacksons … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Passing

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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...]