Category Archives: Black Excellence

Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. There is a thing as ‘famous’ And then there is ‘Black famous’. And, one of the things that can put a smile … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Guess Who Is Coming Back to the White House??

NEW: Pres. Biden will host former Pres. Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Sept. 7 for the unveiling of their official portraits. https://t.co/OlnaZuymGH pic.twitter.com/RBJYpOwfoE — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 31, 2022 Yessssss!! … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread – A Tribute to the G.O.A.T. – Serena Williams

I remember reading about the Williams Sisters in Sports Illustrated, when Richard Williams was being vilified for his stance about not letting his daughters play in all those Junior tournaments… Who did this Negro think he was? They made such … 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. A sweep of Black Excellence!! In a historic first, Black women swept the All-Around podium at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships. 🥇 Konnor … Continue reading

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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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Open Thread | Representation Matters

Love this thread: After surfing today a black father came up to me says “that was you surfing earlier right? It was so great seeing someone brown out there in the waves, you were doing a great job! I had … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Wakanda Forever

I am a movie fanatic. Have been ever since I was a kid. There are two things that I miss most because of this pandemic. Going to the movies is one of them. I have held strong, but I might … 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 | 2022 Tony Awards!

Black Excellence at the Tony Awards! 📷 | Myles Frost, Prince & Paris Jackson at the Tony Awards, 2022. pic.twitter.com/btmyi7Z1tS — 𝘕𝘈𝘌𝘋 ◡̈ (@mjjNAED) June 13, 2022 Jennifer Hudson has achieved EGOT status after her win at the #TonyAwards pic.twitter.com/SYmQXdeZiV … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Goodbye to the Pearsons

This week was the last episode of This Is Us. I came to This Is Us over halfway through the first season. I had read on the internet how each week it would bring you to tears, but people loved … Continue reading

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