June 26, 2017

Friday Open Thread: African American Visual Artists

Good Morning Obots! Happy "damn next day ham sho taste good in a sammich" day!Today's featured artist is Leon Kennedy Leon Kennedy’s (b.1945, Houston TX) spiritually inspired pieces are also his "sermons." It may be particularly fitting that his … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Visual Artists

Try not to over indulge today Obots.......oh wait, who am I kidding? Today, as we eat and watch the parade and the football games, remember the less fortunate and if you can, volunteer or donate to an organization dedicated to the least among … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread | Happy Turkey Day! Gobble, Gobble, Gobble!

Happy Humpday POU family! We are one day away from stuffing our faces with Big Mama's sweet potato pie and cornbread dressing. Thanksgiving is a time where family and friends get together over good food and drinks and spend time with each other and … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African American Visual Artists

Happy Hump Day Obots! OK, everybody do a little extra "working out" today in preparation for tomorrow! Today's featured artist: Sculptor Melvin Edwards Born in Houston, TX in 1937, Inspiration for Edwards comes from his ancestral home, Africa, … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Open Thread

Check out the smooth sounds of Afro Blue, acapella jazz group from Howard University.... Congratulations on making it as far as you did on NBC's The Sing Off. … [Read more...]

NFL Weekly Winners and Week 12 Picks

We're early this week because there are 3 big games on Thanksgiving Day! So without futher ado, the winners for Week 11 are.............................. MsKitty and GreenLadyHere!! (Admiral, we won't hold this week against you! Somehow the email … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African American Visual Artists

Good Morning Obots!   I have to say, I LOVE my Annie Lee "White Tie Only" figurine set. Oh yeah! Today's artist: Annie Lee     Artist Annie Frances Lee was a Chief Clerk in the Engineering Department of a railroad. Today, Annie Lee is an … [Read more...]