May 25, 2017

Open Thread

Friday Open Thread: Historic Black Churches

Mt. Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in Elsinboro, New Jersey, is the oldest African American church in the state. It is also the oldest continuously operating black church in the United States. The church was officially founded in … [Read more...]

Thursday Evening Thread: TGIT Wind Down

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Thursday Afternoon Thread: The Beastie Boys Week

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Thursday Open Thread: Historic Black Churches

After emancipation, Northern churches founded by free blacks, as well as those of predominantly white denominations, sent missions to the South to minister to newly freed slaves, including to teach them to read and write. For instance, Bishop Daniel … [Read more...]

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Wednesday Evening Thread: Hump Day Wind Down

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Wednesday Afternoon Thread: The Beastie Boys Week

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Wednesday Open Thread: Historic Black Churches

In 1787 in Philadelphia, the black church was born out of protest and revolutionary reaction to racism. Resenting being relegated to a segregated gallery at St. George's Methodist Church, Methodist preachers Absalom Jones and Richard Allen, and other … [Read more...]