August 16, 2017

Saturday Open Thread- African American Cowboys

This week's open thread theme focused on African-American Cowboys and a Cowgirl. There are others out there, I could only highlight the ones with lots of biographical information. Bose Ikard  was born a slave in Summerville, Mississippi, in June … [Read more...]

Friday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

  J-O-B-S Jobs, Bitches! News: The jobs recovery gathered pace as a measure of private-sector hiring surged in December and claims for unemployment benefits fell, suggesting the battered labor market may continue to strengthen in 2012. Read more … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread- African-American Cowboys

  John Ware (1845– 1905) was an African-American and later African-Canadian cowboy, best remembered for his ability to ride and train horses and for bringing the first cattle to southern Alberta in 1882, helping to create that province's … [Read more...]

Thursday Evening Thread

This is a very passionate discussion regarding Tim Tebow versus the challenges of black quarterbacks to gain the same support and chances to thrive or not in the NFL. He comes on a few minutes into the discussion. … [Read more...]

NFL Regular Season Winners and WildCard Picks! (Updated)

Well the NFL Regular Season has come to a close, and like the NFL...the records are all even again! But first, here are our POU Regular Season Award Winners!     Most Valuable Player:  GreenLadyHere     With the highest number of wins and … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread – African American Cowboys

This week's open thread has focused on famous African American Cowboys. Today's theme will focus an African American Cowgirl. Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary, was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United … [Read more...]

Wednesday Evening Thread: “Know Before You Owe”

Today, President Obama spoke about his recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, OH: … [Read more...]