Category Archives: African Americans

Weekend Open Thread | RIP, Lamont Dozier

I thought that we would take this weekend to remember Lamont Dozier, who passed away this week at the age of 81. Lamont Dozier, who helped define the Motown sound, dies at 81 By Brian Murphy August 9, 2022 at … Continue reading

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It’s JUSTICE Ketanji Brown Jackson!

sniff sniff sniff😪😪😪 I never thought that I would live to see the day where a Black from a distance woman with locs and a deliberately chosen African name would sit on the Supreme Court. It’s still surreal to me. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | We Can Show Progress

Progress…..change happens….Over time. Is there more to do? Yes. But, stop with the lies that nothing has changed. Let's tell the truth and shame the devil. 60 years ago, in 1962, this nation was a different nation – by laws, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So Much Truth In This Thread

Broke it down👏🏾 I truly hope that this reaches some people, whether on here or if shared with your family and friends. Because something has to. 1/"It feels like 'no one really cares' that Black Americans are terrified of being … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to Karine Jean-Pierre as the new White House Press Secretary

Ms. Jean-Pierre will be the first Black woman and the first open gay White House Press Secretary. Congratulations!! NEW: President Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as the new White House press secretary, replacing Jen Psaki. Jean-Pierre will be the first Black … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Celebrating The Win

Yes….Elections Matter. “It has taken 232 years and 115 prior appointments for a Black woman to be selected to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. But we’ve made it.” –#JudgeKetanjiBrownJackson pic.twitter.com/jzwcf29QZr — Be A King (@BerniceKing) April … Continue reading

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Open Thread | COVID and White People..a Study Came Out And Revealed Nothing That I Didn’t Already Know😒

Came out that there was a study. White people were not interested in COVID when it was revealed that it was disproportionately attacking non-Whites. This was obvious from the beginning once it was announced that Black people disproportionately were dying … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day Three of the Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP continued to be on one.😠😠 But, Judge Brown Jackson was wonderful. No matter what else happens from this point, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will become Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson All these Republicans who sat there torturing her … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day 2 – Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP showed their entire azz yesterday.😠 But, Judge Brown gave a Master Class in Black Professional Sensibilities.👊🏾👊🏾 Today, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is demonstrating the breadth and depth of her legal expertise from her experience working at ALL levels … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. I love this. They look fabulous. It is a classic look. We can wear anything and look good in it. "Ralph Lauren … Continue reading

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