August 1, 2014

Wednesday Open Thread: Celebs in the Civil Rights Movement

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James Baldwin, whose passionate, intensely personal essays in the 1950's and 60's on racial discrimination in America made him an eloquent voice of the civil-rights movement.  Mr. Baldwin published his three most important collections of essays … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Baldwin’s Nigger

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  HAPPY FRIDAY PRAGOBOTS! This concludes our look at Baldwin's Nigger. PART V: … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Baldwin’s Nigger

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GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!  We continue with our look at Baldwin's Nigger... PART IV: … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Baldwin’s Nigger

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  HAPPY HUMPDAY PRAGOBOTS!   We continue with our look at Baldwin's Nigger...  PART III: … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Baldwin’s Nigger

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GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our look at Baldwin's Nigger... PART II: … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Baldwin’s Nigger

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GOOD MONDAY MORNING P.O.U.!   This week we will revisit the 1969 documentary Baldwin's Nigger with writer James Baldwin and Dick Gregory, and directed by Horace Ové. In this documentary, Messrs. Baldwin and Gregory discuss the Black … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Black Muslims vs. The Sit-Ins

NC A&T students Ronald Martin, Robert Patterson and Mark Martin stage a sit-in at Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, NC on Feb. 2, 1960 (Photo: The Faculty Lounge)

    GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! HAPPY FRIDAY! This concludes our look at the Black Muslims vs. The Sit-Ins discussion featuring Malcolm X, James Baldwin and Leverne McCummins. PART VI: PART VII: … [Read more...]