December 5, 2016

Politics

Digging Deeper: Fidel Castro – Hero or Villain?

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Monday Evening Thread: POTUS Press Conference

Today's press conference in full: … [Read more...]

2016 Election Night Thread

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Tuesday Evening Thread: #ObamaDay

Black Twitter has begun what will be MANY tribute days to The Obama family. It's election day, but it's also #ObamaDay. Personally, I think we need to make this a holiday....but let's put it on a Friday (3 day weekends and … [Read more...]

Wednesday Evening Thread: Final Presidential Debate

Thank God, it's almost over. … [Read more...]

Saturday Morning Thread: Black and Red – The History of African-Americans and Communism

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Good Morning POU! We look at the final years of the large influence Communism had on African Americans. We continue at the point of the National Negro Congress as it morphs into the Civil Rights Congress. In 1946, the National Negro … [Read more...]

Friday Morning Thread: Black and Red – The History of African-Americans and Communism

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Howard "Stretch" Johnson, a charismatic Harlemite who graduated from Cotton Club dancer to Communist Party youth leader, once claimed that in late 1930s New York "75% of black cultural figures had Party membership or maintained regular meaningful … [Read more...]