September 24, 2017

Monday Open Thread: Iconic Hip Hop Moments In History

Good Morning POU! This week we will take a look at iconic and important moments in Hip Hop History. 30 years ago, no one though the genre would become the globally influencing behemoth that it is. Here's a look at some of the moments and events … [Read more...]

Monday Evening Thread: 5 Years Ago Tonight, Do You Remember?

I reminisce I reminisce! Share your story! What were you doing 5 years ago tonight? Where were you? What were your feelings and thoughts that night? … [Read more...]

Thursday Evening Thread: COURAGE

This is the face of COURAGE: Willie Reed did not know Emmett Till, the young black man whose murder in the Mississippi Delta became one of the most infamous lynchings in the history of the Jim Crow South. Mr. Reed saw him only once — on Aug. 28, … [Read more...]

POU Live Chat: The Inauguration

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Friday Afternoon Thread: 30 Years Ago Today – THRILLER

(h/t GLH) Wow, 30 years ago? I can't be that old! Thriller is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was released on November 30, 1982, by Epic Records as the follow-up to Jackson's critically and commercially … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African Americans in MotorSports

Good Tuesday morning Obots! Today's featured legends in the world of motorsports are Charles Wiggins and Wendell Scott. Charles Wiggins was born and raised in Indianapolis, one of the hotbeds of American auto racing, but at the time – the 1920s - … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Saluting Scout Troop 914

OK, so we're late with the congratulations, but its never too late to recognize great achievements! While googling for African-American Anglers, I came across an article on outdoor sporting achievments of teens and there was a reference to this Boy … [Read more...]