March 26, 2017

Block The Vote: DOJ Puts S.C. Voter ID Law On Hold

On Monday, South Carolina State Sen. Gerald Malloy and Judith Browne-Dianis, co-director of the Advancement Project, talked with Rev. Al Sharpton about Republican attempts to suppress elderly, minority, poor and young voters. Visit for … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African-American Photographers

The week is almost over Obots! Hang in there! Today we look at some of the lesser known African-American Photographers featured in the Smithsonian Exhibition:  Reflections in Black - Smithsonia African American Phototpgrahy Art and … [Read more...]

Wednesday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

J-O-B-S We Need More Jobs, Bishes! News: Private businesses added a modest number of jobs in August, according to a report released Wednesday. Separately, U.S. factory orders, driven by strong car and airplane demand, climbed in July more than … [Read more...]

P.O.U Weekly Health Thread

Every Wednesday, P.O.U. will discuss a health trend, or provide information on various topics regarding mental, physical and emotional well being. This is an open thread to also allow the community to share tips on nutritious meals, exercise tips and … [Read more...]

Mayor Kasim Reed Schools Chuck Todd on How President Obama Has Helped African Americans

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African-American Photographers

Happy Hump Day! Today's featured African-American Photographer: Moneta Sleet Jr. From the time he was sent to Montgomery, Ala., in 1955 to cover an unlikely boycott organized by a young minister named Martin Luther King Jr. until long after he … [Read more...]

Tuesday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

POTUS News: With a "solemn anniversary" approaching, President Obama paid tribute today to the "9/11 Generation," the more than 5 million military members who have served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond since deadly terrorist attacks on the United … [Read more...]