Category Archives: African Americans

Open Thread | Political Food For Thought

Came across this Twitter thread and thought they made good points.   Presidential candidates in 2024. Yes, I am doing this. You know when Sanders lost the election. Nov, 11, 2016. Sanders slammed " civil rights" as identity politics foreclosing … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why This Moment In Time?

Yesterday was the homegoing service for George Floyd. Been thinking a lot, as I watched the protests from across the world. Why this incident? Why now? I don’t really have an answer, except for that I don’t think it was … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Just Checking In With Some Political Commentary

I don’t really remember the first time that I came upon Marcus Johnson on Twitter. But, he was young, Black, and his droll commentary just cracked me up. Folks were all involved and upset about the Democratic Party Primary. He … Continue reading

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We Have Lost 3 Musical Giants: Little Richard, Andre Harrell and Betty Wright😢😢🙏🙏

May they all Rest In Power. And, the legacy of the music they created will live on for many generations to come.    

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Open Thread | Tell That Truth

This bullshyt story about Biden. ” Believe all women?” I think not. The pages of history of THIS COUNTRY are littered with the blood of Black men at the end of some White woman’s FALSE ACCUSATION.😠😠 ” Believe all women?” … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend virtually, with family and friends.   This good news was sent to me by Ametia😊😍 "This Is Us" actor Niles Fitch is making Disney history. Fitch plays Prince Tuma in … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Some Words From Congressman James Clyburn

I don’t think that it’s an exaggeration that Rep. James Clyburn helped save Joe Biden’s campaign, and the Democratic Party when he endorsed the former Vice President right before the South Carolina Primary. hat tip – Balloon Juice Here is … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends.   😂😂😂😂 WE JUST HAD A STROLL OFF AT THE @memgrizz GAME!! I REPEAT, WE JUST HAD A STROLL OFF AT THE @memgrizz GAME!! #HBCUNight pic.twitter.com/nAG6MURMqK … Continue reading

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So…Super Tuesday Happened..🤗🤗

It seems as if Skeptical Brotha was prophetic:   A 31 point win for #Biden is a major victory. This signals to Blackfolks all throughout the South to come on home. #SCPrimary pic.twitter.com/C5RcFEtSGR — #KamalaForever 🌈 (@skepticalbrotha) March 1, 2020 … Continue reading

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So….South Carolina 👏👏👏… Onto Super Tuesday

So…the Primary in South Carolina happened. And, it wasn’t even close.   Joe Biden STOMPED the rest of the field. It was called 15 seconds after the polls closed. Wasn’t remotely close. So, finally…a primary election in a diverse state. … Continue reading

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