Category Archives: #‎BlackGirlsRock

Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated with booster, with family and friends. ❤️ To spread some love and show their gratitude this holiday season, President and Mrs. Obama visited the @ComerChildrens Hospital today to … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Stacey Abrams Is Running for Governor!!

Time for all Democrats to step up to the plate and support Ms. Abrams in her run for Governor!! So, let’s pull those $$$ together and set up the monthly donation to Ms. Abrams. I’m running for Governor because opportunity … Continue reading

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Open Thread | A Little Black Excellence Today

I am very psyched to see King Richard. From everything that I am reading, it is well done. Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Will Smith for Entertainment Weekly's cover shoot portraits. ❤❤❤ #KingRichard pic.twitter.com/bDOZ52gamQ — Luis. (@serenapower_) November 2, 2021 Venus … Continue reading

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Legend Cicely Tyson Dies At 96😢😢

Cicely Tyson, an Actress Who Shattered Stereotypes, Dies at 96 – The New York Times https://t.co/CBQXpvWyeT — Erica L. Green (@EricaLG) January 29, 2021 Legend. Phenomenon. Human Wonder. Once in a lifetime talent. All of these describe Ms. Cicely Tyson, … Continue reading

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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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