Category Archives: Black History

Open Thread | Congratulations to the New Governor of Maryland, Wes Moore

Maryland was always an interesting case study to me. It seemed as if statewide office was always going to be out of reach for Black candidates. A number of them fell short. It seemed to be insurmountable…until it wasn’t. Congratulations … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Educate, Congresswoman Jackson Lee👏🏾

This entire thread👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Lauren, you would think now that you’re in the majority, you would actually consider reading the bills you tweet about. Or, maybe even hire someone who could help you. This tweet is inflammatory and fact-less and you … Continue reading

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Open Thread: A Little Education on ‘ White Passing’.

I saw this tweet, and it made me think: The Meghan Markle convo reveals to me that younger black folks don't know what "white passing" actually means. — Unobtainium Daydreams (@ShimminyKricket) December 10, 2022 With the dropping of the beginning … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Inauguration of Karen Bass as Mayor of Los Angeles!

Congratulations, Madam Mayor! A new day has come to our city. Thank you Los Angeles! Let’s get to work. pic.twitter.com/16FQEgaTbh — Karen Bass (@KarenBassLA) December 11, 2022 I had the privilege of swearing in Karen Bass as mayor of Los … Continue reading

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Congratulations Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass!

Yess👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Congratulations Mayor-Elect Bass. https://t.co/mRvtTahIJM — 🩺 Sassenach *sassenach@mstdn.social🦃 (@sass3366) November 16, 2022 Congratulations to the first woman to be elected Mayor of Los Angeles, Karen Bass! She is so intelligent and has been elected at a time when the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This is EXACTLY What the Republicans Are Up to With Regards to True HISTORY of this Country

This entire thread: 1/ The right wants to erase the legacy of the civil rights movement. It's why they want to replace Raphael Warnock in the Senate — the man who leads MLK's old church — w/ someone like Herschel … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Problems With the MSM and the Problems with the GOP

We’ve been telling you that there’s been a concerted effort against Stacey Abrams in Georgia. Spreading falsehoods, and with the undergirding of pure misogyny in its ‘ appeal’. I love her analysis of these scam polls being used to try … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations Justice Ketanji Brown -Jackson

It was the First of October- the opening of the Supreme Court. With our newest Justice. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson investiture ceremony📸Credit: Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States pic.twitter.com/k3N4cItatF — John Kruzel (@johnkruzel) September 30, 2022 Today, … 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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