Category Archives: Black History

Tuesday Open Thread | We Are Americans

For all the talk about going back to Africa… We are Americans. I had a discussion with an international student during graduate school, about the way we were treated in this country. She was like, ‘why don’t you just move?’ … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. Let us remember all who fought for this country and died in service to this country. Never forget, African-Americans have served in the military of this country since before this country was an actual country. Did … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Today’s feature covers the REAL history of reconstruction. See how our past affects our present with this inside look of Reconstruction with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reconstruction: America After the Civil War premiered April 9 & April 16. You can … Continue reading

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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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