September 1, 2014

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Women in the Legal Academy


A leading voice for social justice, Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar who currently holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Moritz College … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Leaders of Charitable Organizations


Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, is president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a position she has held since 2003. With more than 30 years of personal experience as a medical practitioner, policy-maker, professor and nonprofit executive, … [Read more...]

Sunday Musical Brunch Thread: Black Pop Singers of the 50′s & 60′s

Happy Sunday! Sit back and enjoy the sounds of black musical pop acts of the 50's and 60's.  Earth Angel- The Penguins   Come and Go With Me- The Dell- Vikings   … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Foster & McElroy

En Vogue - Free Your Mind … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Game Changers – Elite Black Quarterbacks


Russell Wilson’s family tree is rooted in special. His grandfather was president of Norfolk State University, and his grandmother was a college professor. His uncle went to Harvard Law School and is an accomplished Washington attorney, and his father … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: West Wing Week

This week, the President hosted the first State Visit for the French President in 20 years, signed the farm bill and raised the minimum wage for federal contractors. That's February 7th to February 13th or, "The Red, White, and Blue -- and the Blue, … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Historic Black Neighborhoods


Baldwin Hills.  There is so much more to Baldwin Hills than meets the eye. Home to the largest middle and upper middle-class African American community in Los Angeles, this hillside neighborhood ties together one of the most important strongholds of … [Read more...]