Author Archives: rikyrah

Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying today with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread | I Can’t Think of a More Worthy Subject to Study

TURNING MICHELLE OBAMA’S ‘BECOMING’ INTO A CLASS CURRICULUM FOR BLACK GIRLS by Kandia Johnson December 27, 2018 Lauren Christine Mims is a former assistant director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and a Ph.D. candidate … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | What the Loss of Mattis Means

Mattis wasn’t perfect. Not even close. But, because of the rest of the clown car surrounding Dolt45, he was reassurance for the world that there was at least of pocket of normalcy. But, he’s gone….and, yes, things are as bad … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | There is a Ballerina In All of Us

Just dust… This is absolutely beautiful. ………………………………………… Ballet for Special Children CBS NEWS December 23, 2018, 9:31 AM Ballet is the stuff dreams are made of – the epitome of precision, grace and beauty. What little girl hasn’t dreamed of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | The Endurance of Family

I really loved this story. Saw it dropped on another blog. It is our story, our community’s story. The lessons learned by them, and how you rise from the bottom…those lessons are as embedded in our community’s history, and is … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | What We Have To Look Forward To

I was reading a post at another blog, and was thinking about things. I do think that we turned a corner in November 2018. As I said before, November 2018, was the choice to continue this American Experiment. December is … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Nancy Smash for Speaker

In case you have missed it, there are a group of Democrats trying to come for Nancy Smash, as she runs for Speaker again. They are weak, pathetic, and full of nothing but ageism and misogyny. Congresswoman Pelosi is a … Continue reading

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