March 26, 2017

Wednesday Open Thread: Blacks and the Mormon Church

"Green" Flake  became one of the first African-American members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was one of the first of three African-Americans to enter the Salt Lake Valley on July 22, 1847. Green Flake was born a slave on … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Mellencamp Week

Authority Song … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Blacks and the Mormon Church

Elijah Abel was one of the earliest African-American members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was the first African-American elder and seventy in the Latter Day Saint movement. Abel was also the first and one of the few black … [Read more...]

Monday Afternoon Thread: Mellencamp Week

Jack and Diane … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Blacks and the Mormon Church

This week's posts will highlight the small and often overlooked group of African American Mormons who have been members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) almost since its founding on April 6, 1830. Most Mormons are members of … [Read more...]

Sunday Afternoon Thread: Mellencamp Week

Yes dammit! I love some John Cougar Mellencamp! Hurts So Good … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: RIP Chuck Berry

Yesterday one of original inventors of rock n roll died: Chuck Berry. He was 90 years old. Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry  was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as … [Read more...]