April 23, 2017

Open Thread

Saturday Afternoon Open Thread

This week, the President traveled to Detroit with the President of South Korea, dedicated the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, embarked on a three day American Jobs act bus tour, bestowed the Presidential Citizens Medal and hosted the … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread- Little Rock Nine

Happy Saturday Obots! This week's open threads have highlighted the individuals of the Little Rock Nine.   Little Rock Nine in 2007     Elizabeth Eckford (born October 4, 1941) was one of the Little Rock … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread

A Friday funny: Dormtainment's latest effort, a hip-hop spoof of life in one of Atlanta's most desirable areas, Dunwoody, has become an overnight Internet sensation, generating more than 250,000 YouTube views in less than three weeks. 'Straight … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread- Little Rock Nine

It's Friday P.O.U. Family and lurkers! It's the end of another week and the start of the weekend. This week's open theme has focused on the individuals that make up the Little Rock Nine. Melba Pattillo Beals (born December 7, 1941) is a … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread- Little Rock Nine

Happy Thursday Obots! More on the Little Rock Nine.... Gloria Cecelia Ray Karlmark(born September 26, 1942) was one of the Little Rock Nine.She was 15 when she attempted to enter Little Rock Central High School. In 1965, she graduated from the … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread-Little Rock Nine

It's Wednesday P.O.U. family and lurkers! This week's open thread is highlighting the individuals of the Little Rock Nine.Jefferson Alison Thomas (September 19, 1942 – September 5, 2010) was born in Little Rock to Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Thomas. He … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread-Little Rock Nine

It's Tuesday, P.O.U. Family! This week's open threads are dedicated to the individuals within the Little Rock Nine. Ernest Gideon Green (born September 22, 1941) was one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in 1957, … [Read more...]