May 25, 2016


Thursday Open Thread: Dr. King Meets The Press (Revisited)

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We continue our look at Dr. King's appearances on NBC's "Meet The Press". In this 1963 appearance, Dr. King and Roy Wilkins discuss their planned March on Washington: PART I: … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Dr. King Meets The Press (Revisited)

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! Today marks the 48th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. . In honor of Dr. King, we will take a look at the late civil rights leader's appearances on NBC's "Meet The Press". … [Read more...]

Thursday Evening Thread: President Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama Host “A Nation’s Gratitude Dinner”


(H/T: The Obama Diary) Here's First Lady Michelle Obama looking regal in a blue gown by Jason Wu. And her date is pretty fly, too! :-) … [Read more...]

Wednesday Evening Thread: Meet Svante Myrick, 24 Year Old Mayor of Ithaca, NY


From NBC's Rock Center: At just 24-years-old, Svante Myrick is the youngest mayor ever elected in the city of Ithaca, New York. The Cornell University graduate began serving on Ithaca's City Council while still in college. He garnered the … [Read more...]

Tuesday Evening Thread: President Obama Speaks at the UAW Annual Conference


"As long as you’ve got an ounce of fight left in you, I’ll have a ton of fight left in me." - President Barack H. Obama TRANSCRIPT: THE PRESIDENT: How's it going, UAW? (Applause.) It is good to be with some autoworkers today! (Applause.) All … [Read more...]

Monday Evening Thread: Backstage with Keb Mo


Go behind the scenes of the In Performance at the White House: Red, White & Blues event as Keb Mo sits down backstage for an acoustic performance of the "America the Beautiful" in the East Wing of the White House. … [Read more...]

POU’s Sunday Gospel Brunch Open Thread


Good Sunday Obots! I hope everyone is having a fabulous weekend. Enjoy the wonderful sounds of Kirk Franklin. Can you recognize some of the famous faces in the video? I Smile  … [Read more...]