Category Archives: Black History

Monday Open Thread | Black American Patriotism

I was reading this tweet and it just sucker punched me. Mr. Serwer just NAILED IT in a tweet: On the contrary, it is a testament to black commitment to American values that they have championed them for centuries despite … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Remembering Toni Morrison😢😢

We lost one of the giants this week when Toni Morrison died at the age of 88. There really are no words to describe how brilliant Ms. Morrison was, and what she brought to the world as a FREE Black … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy Hump Day, Everyone

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Tuesday Open Thread | We Are Americans

For all the talk about going back to Africa… We are Americans. I had a discussion with an international student during graduate school, about the way we were treated in this country. She was like, ‘why don’t you just move?’ … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. Let us remember all who fought for this country and died in service to this country. Never forget, African-Americans have served in the military of this country since before this country was an actual country. Did … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Today’s feature covers the REAL history of reconstruction. See how our past affects our present with this inside look of Reconstruction with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reconstruction: America After the Civil War premiered April 9 & April 16. You can … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Don’t care if folks get tired of hearing about slavery and oppression. We’re so on to this complaining about us complaining about OPPRESSION. The Heritage of Slavery (1968) w/ Fannie Lou Hamer & Lerone Bennett, Jr.

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