October 24, 2014

Thursday Open Thread: Passing


GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our series on Passing... JEAN TOOMER (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) … [Read more...]

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Wednesday Open Thread: Passing


HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAG OBOTS! We continue our series on Passing...   ALICE BEATRICE JONES … [Read more...]

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Tuesday Open Thread: Passing


GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our series on Passing. This one is gonna blow your mind! LAWRENCE DENNIS (December 25, 1893 – August 20, 1977) … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Passing


GOOD MONDAY MORNIN, P.O.U.! This week's series will take a look at Black people who have passed for white. It was inspired by this NPR article posted last week by fellow trustee Miranda: 'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders

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Good Morning POU. We continue our series on Unsolved Civil Rights Era Murders. Today we review the murder of Frank Morris. Rosa Williams grew up in Ferriday, La. in the 1960s. She says the code of conduct in her southern town was clear: "We … [Read more...]

“A Requiem For Mike Brown”

Beautiful.   (h/t: Lipstick Alley) Demonstrators ‘disrupt’ St. Louis Symphony singing a ‘Requiem for Mike Brown’ Published on Oct 4, 2014 By Rebecca Rivas Of The St. Louis American Just after intermission, about 50 people … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Baldwin vs. Buckley

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We hope you're enjoying your weekend. We conclude with part VI of Baldwin vs. Buckley: … [Read more...]