September 20, 2014

Sunday Open Thread: Songs of The Underground Railroad

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Good Morning POU! Today's open thread is dedicated to the spirituals sung by slaves as a code to direct the passengers of The Underground Railroad. Perhaps the best known use of spirituals in the service of freedom during the slave period was the … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed

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HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.!! We conclude our series on Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed...   … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed

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GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our series on Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed.... … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed

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HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAGOBOTS! We continue our series on Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed.... … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed

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GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our look at the documentary Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed...     … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed

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GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! This week's series will focus on the 1968 documentary Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed narrated by Bill Cosby. … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: African Americans and Golf History

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Good Morning POU! This week we'll look back in history at how African-Americans broke ground in the game of golf.  We began by paying tribute to the inventor of the modern golf tee. George Fitzgerald Grant George F. Grant, who was not only one … [Read more...]