July 30, 2014

Politics

Wednesday Open Thread: Israel’s War on Africans

HAPPY HUMP DAY, P.O.U.!   We continue our look at Israel's War on Africans....   PART III … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Israel’s War on Africans

GOOD MORNING PRAGOBOTS! We continue our look at Israel's War on Africans ***WARNING!!!!*** GRAPHIC IMAGES AT THE 1:30 MARK   PART II … [Read more...]

Video: President Obama Participates in Town Hall for Young African Leaders

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The 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative (#YALI2014) … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Israel’s War on Africans

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! The U.S. media portrays Israel as an innocent victim, always being attacked by darker nations, but there's another side of Israel that our media won't tell you about. This week we're going to take a look at a talk … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Gil Scott Heron

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Death Scott-Heron died on the afternoon of May 27, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital, New York City, after becoming ill upon returning from a European trip. Scott-Heron had confirmed previous press speculation about his health, when he disclosed in a … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Gil Scott Heron

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Recording Career Scott-Heron began his recording career in 1970 with the LP Small Talk at 125th and Lenox. Bob Thiele of Flying Dutchman Records produced the album, and Scott-Heron was accompanied by Eddie Knowles and Charlie Saunders on conga and … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Gil Scott Heron Week

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This week open threads will highlight Gil Scott Heron's works. Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) was an American soul and jazz poet,  musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the … [Read more...]