October 10, 2015

Wednesday Open Thread: Outstanding Black Doctors


Dr. Alexa Canady was born on November 7, 1950, in Lansing, Michigan.  Canady specialized as a pediatric neurosurgeon and served as chief of neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital in Michigan from 1987 to 2001. … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Outstanding Black Doctors


Dr. Harold Freeman, War on Poverty, New York Magazine Dr. Harold Freeman arrived at Harlem Hospital Center in 1967, having completed his residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and his medical training at Howard University "on the cutting edge of … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Lady Tee Week


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Friday Open Thread: Women of the Harlem Renaissance Part II


Angelina Weld Grimké (February 27, 1880 – June 10, 1958) was an American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance; she was one of the first African-American women to have a play publicly performed. … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: West Wing Week

This week, the President announced a new historic action to cut harmful carbon pollution, advocated for the Iran deal, celebrated his 54th birthday, and inaugurated a new class of Mandela fellows. … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Scat and Bebop Singers

Joyce Cobb

Joyce Cobb (born June 2, 1945 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma) is an American singer specializing in jazz and R&B. She is closely associated with traditional blues and jazz artists, most specifically being in the style and lineage of Memphis Minnie, Bessie … [Read more...]

Saturday Afternoon Thread: Classic TV Theme Songs Week


The Pink Panther … [Read more...]