April 21, 2014

Tuesday Open Thread: Little Known or Interesting Black History Facts

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Continuing on with this week's theme, here are  5 more black history facts. FACT 1: Abolitionist Harriet Ann Jacobs published Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl in 1861 under the pseudonym Linda Brent. The book chronicles the hardships and … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread- The Black British Invasion

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This week's open thread theme focusing on Black British musicians and singers. Willow - 1976 Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading, MBE (born 9 December 1950) is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist. Armatrading is a three-time Grammy Award-nominee … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread- African American Cowboys

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This week's open thread theme focused on African-American Cowboys and a Cowgirl. There are others out there, I could only highlight the ones with lots of biographical information. Bose Ikard  was born a slave in Summerville, Mississippi, in June … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread- African-American Cowboys

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  John Ware (1845– 1905) was an African-American and later African-Canadian cowboy, best remembered for his ability to ride and train horses and for bringing the first cattle to southern Alberta in 1882, helping to create that province's … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread- Famous African-American Cowboys

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This week's open thread will focus on African-American Cowboys. Nat Love, also known as Deadwood Dick (1854–1921),  was an African American cowboy following the American Civil War. In 1907, Love wrote his autobiography, "Life and Adventures of Nat … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread- African-American Chefs

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This week's open threads have been dedicated to well-known African-American Chefs.    Gerry Garvin, a.k.a G. Garvin Growing up in Atlanta with four sisters and a single mother, eating meant putting food on the table. By age 13, he'd traded … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread- African-American Chefs

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It's Monday. New week, new weekly theme. This week's theme will focus on well-known African-American chefs. Sunny Anderson (born April 9, 1975) is an African American Food Network personality. She began hosting How'd That Get On My Plate? in July … [Read more...]