July 25, 2016

Monday Open Thread: African-American Speakers at the DNC

Fanny Lou Hamer, a leader of the Freedom Democratic party, speaks before the credentials committee of the Democratic national convention in Atlantic City, August 22, 1964, in efforts to win accreditation for the group as Mississippi's delegation to the convention.  The Freedom group, composed almost entirely of Negroes, is opposed by the regular all-white Mississippi delegation.(AP Photo/stf)

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, POU! In honor of the 2016 Democratic National Convention that begins today, this week's series will take a look at some of the most memorable speeches given by African Americans at the convention. FANNIE LOU … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African American Resorts II

GOOD MORNING POU! We hope you're enjoying your weekend! We conclude our series on African-American Owned Resorts with....   LINCOLN HILLS Gilpin County, Colorado … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Resorts II

GOOD MORNING, POU! We continue our series on African-American Owned Resorts...   HIGHLAND BEACH Highland Beach, Maryland   … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African American Owned Resorts II

GOOD MORNING POU! We continue our series on African-American Owned Resorts.   EUREKA VILLA/VAL VERDE "The Black Palm Springs" … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African American Owned Resorts II

GOOD MORNING, POU! We continue our series on African-American Resorts.   BRUCE'S BEACH Manhattan Beach, California … [Read more...]

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

"White tears are delicious!"

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