Category Archives: Black History

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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Monday Open Thread- Black Composers of Classical Music

Happy Monday, Everyone.   I spent most of my weekend traveling and took in a few live classical music concerts. Soul needs soothing and healing, and classical music was my healing balm. This week we’re featuring  classical music from Black … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama: “Note to Self”

Hat tip 3 Chics Eliihaas Thank you! Michelle Obama: “NOTE TO SELF” This is who Michelle Obama is speaking to with ‘Notes to Self’

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Tuesday Open Thread

I miss the series “Underground.” How about you? I’m on a Harriet Tubman research trip. You know she’s from my home state of Maryland. I hope you enjoy these clips of historic sites, in honor of Harriet Tubman. And I’ve … Continue reading

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