March 26, 2017

Open Thread

Monday Open Thread: Blacks and the Mormon Church

This week's posts will highlight the small and often overlooked group of African American Mormons who have been members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) almost since its founding on April 6, 1830. Most Mormons are members of … [Read more...]

Sunday Afternoon Thread: Mellencamp Week

Yes dammit! I love some John Cougar Mellencamp! Hurts So Good … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: RIP Chuck Berry

Yesterday one of original inventors of rock n roll died: Chuck Berry. He was 90 years old. Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry  was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as … [Read more...]

Saturday Afternoon Thread: Drake Week

Poetic Justice - Kendrick Lamar feat Drake … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African American Playwrights

Amiri Baraka was born Everett LeRoi Jones in Newark, New Jersey, on October 7, 1934. His father, Colt LeRoy Jones, was a postal supervisor; Anna Lois Jones, his mother, was a social worker.  He attended Rutgers University for two years, then … [Read more...]

Friday Evening Thread: TGIF Wind Down

I honestly don't see how we'll make it 9 more months of this shit. (I can only go that far, thinking of a full 4 years drives me to drink). https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/842845079706329088 … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread: Drake Week

Hotline Bling … [Read more...]