Category Archives: Black History

Open Thread | Congratulations to Simone Biles!👏👏👏

The nightmare that is our current political situation will still be with us. I chose today to celebrate something positive. To celebrate Black Excellence👏👏 Medal # 25 is 🥇@Simone_Biles breaks her own record and sets a new one after winning … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread | Tyler Perry Opening His New Studio

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. I wanted to take this time to acknowledge the accomplishment of Mr. Tyler Perry. He opened up his new studio down in Georgia. This Black man, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Remembering Diahann Carroll, the Legend

Legend…trailblazer Diahann Carroll passed away last week at the age of 84.   Ms. Carroll was a legend. She was stunning, beautiful, graceful to the very end. Her two roles that will forever be close to my heart were Marianne … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread | Remembering Jessye Norman-Trailblazer

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Today I thought that we would remember Black American Trailblazer Jessye Norman, who passed away this week at the age of 74.    

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends.   Congratulations!👏🎉🎊  https://twitter.com/Ballislife/status/1169708770647302150   Archery teacher aims at increasing diversity in the sport https://t.co/Pru4lSiSKu pic.twitter.com/tC11b9G53p — CBS News (@CBSNews) September 8, 2019 This might be my … Continue reading

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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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