May 1, 2017

Friday Afternoon Thread

Its the weekend....BAY-BAYYYY!! Hope everyone will be having a great Labor Day Weekend.Here's a wonderful African-American female photographer that I'm sure everyone is familiar with: Jeanne Moutoussamy-AshePhotographer Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe was … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African-American Photographers

Ya made it to Friday Obots! And its a 3-day weekend to boot! Woo-hoooo! Today's featured photographer: Roy DeCarava Roy DeCarava was born in New York City in 1919 in the Harlem district to a single mother who was an immigrant from Jamaia. As … [Read more...]

Thursday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

Tropical Storm Katia in a satellite image taken September 1, 2011. Credit: Reuters/NOAA Hurricane Katia Needs To Sit Her Ass Down Somewhere News: A low-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico will probably strengthen into a storm that may … [Read more...]

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 msnbc.com 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...]