June 26, 2017

Open Thread

Monday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History

Good Morning Obots! This week's theme is all about those bikers. Do we have any riders here? I have friends that ride HARD. I knew there were a lot of people into bikes and they "ride out" as soon as spring hits, but who knew about the rich history … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: Its GOP Day!!

April 1st - if you have friends or family that proudly proclaim to "conservative" and tout the glory of the Republican Party, I hope you sent them a card. Its their day. Here's one of my all-time favorite songs from the incomparable Take 6.  I loved … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open

Bring in the spring and summer with a hurricane. Drink Recipes Music and Trivia:  What song is BlackStreet sampling in "U Blow My Mind?"   You must also identify the artist(s) that recorded the song. … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread: We Are One

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Thursday Evening Thread: Black Voices on NBC reflect on Race, Prejudice and Trayvon

Trayvon Martin case: Black voices of NBC reflect on race, prejudice The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has stirred up nationwide conversations regarding prejudice and justice. On this week's Rock Center with Brian Williams, a segment aired … [Read more...]

Wednesday Evening Thread: POTUS and Polls – the latest

The cottage industry that is political polling has become the bane of our existence.  Nevertheless, they're there, might as well take a gander every once in a while.  And while we fret it, this guy? He never frets: Cool as ice baby.  Cool. As. … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread- African-American Opera Singers

It's Hump Day P.O.U. Family. This week 's open thread is dedicated to well-known African-American Opera Singers.      Robert Keith McFerrin Sr. (March 19, 1921 – November 24, 2006) was an operatic baritone and the first African-American man … [Read more...]