August 22, 2017

Tuesday Open Thread: Prominent Black Educators

Mary McLeod Bethune was an extraordinary educator, civil rights leader, and government official who founded the National Council of Negro Women and Bethune-Cookman College. Mrs. Bethune's background as a teacher inspired her to open the Daytona … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Influential Black Educators

Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) was an American educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for African American students in Daytona Beach, Florida, that eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread – Little Known Black History Facts

Happy Saturday P.O.U. Family and lurkers! This week'd open thread has been dedicated to little known Black History facts. After a long career as an actress and singer, Pearl Bailey earned a bachelor's in theology from Georgetown … [Read more...]