October 19, 2017

Open Thread

Monday Evening Thread – President Obama’s Speech in Detroit

President Obama in Detroit today: A man grasps President Barack Obama's hand as he greets people in the crowd after addressing the Labor Day celebration in Detroit, Mich., Sept. 5, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Part … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: “Whatever Happened To…?”

GOOD MORNING PRAGMATIC O-BOTS! It's time for another installment of"Whatever Happened To...?" where we take a trip down memory lane and wonder whatever became of some of our favorite (and not so favorite) folks from the past. First up is freestyle … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING P.O.U. FAM! We hope you're having a safe and restful holiday weekend! As you enjoy your Sunday breakfast/brunch, listen to the sounds of "So What" by Miles Davis: "So What" is the first track on the 1959 Miles Davis … [Read more...]

West Wing Week | Afternoon Open Thread

This week, the President led the federal response to Hurricane Irene, made a key nomination announcement, and addressed the American Legion's 93rd annual conference. That's August 26th to September 1st or "Goodnight, Irene." … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning Obots! Today we take a look at celebrity/fashion photographer Matthew Jordan Smith Matthew Jordan Smith is a world-renowned professional photographer specializing in celebrity, beauty and portraiture. His iconic approach is simple: … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread

Its the weekend....BAY-BAYYYY!! Hope everyone will be having a great Labor Day Weekend.Here's a wonderful African-American female photographer that I'm sure everyone is familiar with: Jeanne Moutoussamy-AshePhotographer Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe was … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African-American Photographers

Ya made it to Friday Obots! And its a 3-day weekend to boot! Woo-hoooo! Today's featured photographer: Roy DeCarava Roy DeCarava was born in New York City in 1919 in the Harlem district to a single mother who was an immigrant from Jamaia. As … [Read more...]