July 28, 2015


Thursday Open Thread: Incredible Investigative Journalists of Color


Good Morning Pou! Today's featured journalist is "The First Lady of the Black Press". Payne, Ethel Lois (14 Aug. 1911-28 May 1991), journalist and civil rights activist, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of William A. Payne and … [Read more...]

Friday Evening Thread: President Obama Speaks At The U.S. Conference Of Mayors

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At Last: Loretta Lynch Confirmed As Attorney General



Saturday Afternoon Thread: Movie Musicals Week


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Saturday Open Thread: Racism In Australia II (Dedicated to @TIP)

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, P.O.U.! We conclude our series with a speech that would never be made in the U.S. in regards to this country's enslavement and Jim Crow periods.   THE REDFERN PARK SPEECH December 10, 1992 … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Racism In Australia II (Dedicated to @TIP)

Gwoja Tjungurrayi aka "One Pound Jimmy", survivor of the Coniston Massacre

HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.!   CONISTON MASSACRE Northern Territory, Australia August 14 - October 18 1928 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Racism In Australia II (Dedicated to @TIP)

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   CONVINCING GROUND MASSACRE Portland, Victoria 1833 or 1834 When Portland, Victoria was established as a whaling station in 1829, there was tension between the local Gunditjmara people Kilcarer gundidj clan and the … [Read more...]