Category Archives: #‎BlackGirlsRock

Open Thread | Congratulations to Simone Biles!👏👏👏

The nightmare that is our current political situation will still be with us. I chose today to celebrate something positive. To celebrate Black Excellence👏👏 Medal # 25 is 🥇@Simone_Biles breaks her own record and sets a new one after winning … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

OUR FLOTUS! Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming was poised to become a bestseller even before it hit bookstores on Tuesday. Barnes & Noble announced in a press release on Monday that Becoming had received the most pre-order sales … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Black girls rock Aretha Franklin Tribute 2018 ICYMI THIS, RIGHT HERE: Black women know how to GET.THING.DONE! .@MichelleObama has a special message from #BlackGirlsRock for women of color: Help your sisters, children, and congregations get registered and ready to vote! … Continue reading

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HISTORY | Erin Jackson Is First Black U.S. Olympic Speedskater

Go get those medals, girl! Erin Jackson became the first black woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic long-track speedskating team, finishing third in 39.04 seconds in the 500-meter race Friday in Milwaukee. Jackson joins Maame Biney, who recently became … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy your weekend with family and & Friends, Hat tip Rikyrah Baltimore’s Amy Sherald has known for a year that she’s been selected to paint a portrait that could make her career — The Baltimore Sun (@baltimoresun) October 27, 2017

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Monday Open Thread | Amy Sherald Week

Happy Monday, Everyone! This week’s featured artist is Amy Sherald. I was fascinated researching Ms Sherald and her body of work. Amy Sherald (born 1973) is an American painter based in Baltimore, Maryland. Her work started out autobiographical in nature, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF, Everyone!! Today’s my Birthday, and I’m chilling. It’s going to be 90 degrees in the Twin Cities today. Mid September, and it’ a week away from fall, UNBELIEVABLE! I’m sharing one of my favorite Sly & the Family Stone … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Top of the week to you! ICYMI- Some great TENNIS! How they got there: PBO, we LOVE YOU!

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Friday Open Thread | Rep Brenda Lawrence ‏Responds to Trump Tweets

Rep Brenda Lawrence, The #BossLady from Michigan did a mic drop on Donald Trump’s disrespect for women. She laid it DOWN! It is pure 🔥🔥🔥. This is how you do it when you’ve had enough! Thank you, sista! "🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥"- @RepLawrence … Continue reading

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