Category Archives: Black History

Open Thread | So Much Truth In This Thread

Broke it down👏🏾 I truly hope that this reaches some people, whether on here or if shared with your family and friends. Because something has to. 1/"It feels like 'no one really cares' that Black Americans are terrified of being … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to Karine Jean-Pierre as the new White House Press Secretary

Ms. Jean-Pierre will be the first Black woman and the first open gay White House Press Secretary. Congratulations!! NEW: President Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as the new White House press secretary, replacing Jen Psaki. Jean-Pierre will be the first Black … 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. I can’t wait to see this. I really love that those who have portrayed Forever FLOTUS😍😍(Tika Sumpter, Viola Davis), have done it … Continue reading

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Open Thread | It Is Not Just Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

President Biden has nominated many qualified Black women to be judges. Black female judges revel in the joy of Ketanji Brown jackson https://t.co/hQqLIPpqzR — Amanda Terkel (@aterkel) March 25, 2022 pic.twitter.com/H2E0OojMvt — Southern Rootz (@Earlyrizah) March 27, 2022 .@VP @KamalaHarris … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Celebrating The Win

Yes….Elections Matter. “It has taken 232 years and 115 prior appointments for a Black woman to be selected to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. But we’ve made it.” –#JudgeKetanjiBrownJackson pic.twitter.com/jzwcf29QZr — Be A King (@BerniceKing) April … Continue reading

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Today is the day HISTORY IS MADE!

I never thought this day would come. She was always out there, in my wishes. But now, she is REAL! In a historic move, the Senate has confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination to the Supreme Court. Watch the moment … Continue reading

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Open Thread | HISTORY!

History was made: She’s got the votes: pic.twitter.com/5Qpj85M0U2 — Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) April 4, 2022 BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has received an 11-11 tie vote in Committee. Under the provisions of S. Res. 27, Leader … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day Three of the Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP continued to be on one.😠😠 But, Judge Brown Jackson was wonderful. No matter what else happens from this point, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will become Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson All these Republicans who sat there torturing her … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day 2 – Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP showed their entire azz yesterday.😠 But, Judge Brown gave a Master Class in Black Professional Sensibilities.👊🏾👊🏾 Today, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is demonstrating the breadth and depth of her legal expertise from her experience working at ALL levels … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Begin

Today began the confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to join the Supreme Court. "Members of this Committee: If I am confirmed, I commit to you that I will work productively to support and defend the Constitution" – SCOTUS … Continue reading

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