September 21, 2014

Tuesday Open Thread: African Americans and The Struggle For Education Equality

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Good Morning POU! Today's post is a black history fact that I just learned about over the Easter weekend. A community easter egg hunt for children was being held at "the old Rosenwald school" in the county were I grew up in rural Alabama. I had no … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: The African American Struggle for Education Equality

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Good Morning POU! Today we honor those who lost their lives while serving in the Armed Forces. This week, our topic will be the African American communities struggle to gain the rights to education. This being a holiday dedicated to the men … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: Let the Children Speak!

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Good Morning POU! This week the Open Thread topic will focus on our struggle for education, from the right to learn to the right to equality in learning. Today I would just like to share these news segments regarding some very bright … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black Athletes and Social/Political Protest

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Good Morning POU! This week we will feature pivotal moments in black history where black athletes took stands in social/political protests. Some will be very familiar, others only footnotes in history, but just as important nonetheless. "The … [Read more...]

Wednesday Evening Thread: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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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: The Black Madonna & Child (Dedicated to Megyn Kelly)

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GOOD MORNING PRAGOBOTS!  We conclude our series on The Black Madonna and Child with....   "THE MIRACULOUS BLACK MADONNA" Beilstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany … [Read more...]