Category Archives: Black History

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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Monday Open Thread | The Black Woman

Hello Everyone. This week’s threads will feature vintage videos and articles about Black Americans.

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5 horrifying ways enslaved African men were sexually exploited and abused by their white masters

Time and time again, the horrifying experiences of enslaved Africans working on plantations in the Americas and other parts of the world are told over and over. During the slave trade, which lasted for well over 400 years, Africans were … Continue reading

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Stacey Abrams: State of the Union Address

Honored tonight to be wearing a token of white along with @HouseDemWomen and in support of women’s representation, rights and freedoms #AbramsAddress pic.twitter.com/wfIOOkZO4v — Stacey Abrams (@staceyabrams) February 6, 2019 Georgia Congress Woman Stacey Abrams made history last night (FEBRUARY … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Have a great weekend with family & Friends! ICYMI

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Thursday Open Thread

Hope all you mid-westerners are keeping warm and safe from the artic blast. Did some video searching yesterday, while home from work. Dig in if you dare! And I’ll leave you with this classic interview.

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Classical Music Composers

Happy Tuesday, Everyone. today’s featured composer is Florence Beatrice Price. Florence Beatrice Price    Florence Beatrice Price was an award-winning pianist and composer who became the first African-American woman to have her work performed by a major symphony. Synopsis Born … Continue reading

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