April 23, 2017

Tuesday Open Thread: Scientists and Technicians of the Manhattan Project

Born in 1919 in North Little Rock, Arkansas, Samuel Proctor Massie was as one of the few African American scientists to work on the Manhattan Project during World War II.  He later became a distinguished professor of chemistry. Massie graduated from … [Read more...]

Monday Afternoon Thread: K-Dot Week

Poetic Justice … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Scientists and Technicians of the Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada. From 1942 to 1946, the project was under … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman is an American singer-songwriter, known for her hits "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason", along with other singles "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", "Baby Can I Hold You", "Crossroads", "New Beginning" and "Telling Stories". She is a … [Read more...]

Saturday Afternoon Thread: Cher Week

Such a classic! I Hope You Find It … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African American Choreographers

From Kansas City, Missouri, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar trained with Joseph Stevenson, a student of the legendary Katherine Dunham.  After earning her B.A. in dance from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, she received her M.F.A. in dance from … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread: Cher Week

Believe … [Read more...]