Category Archives: Black History

#BlackHistory: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln & Henry Berry’s views on Black People

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Wednesday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone. Hope you’re enjoying James Baldwin week. The Unsparing Confessions of ‘‘Giovanni’s Room’ Wiki:  Giovanni’s Room is a 1956 novel by James Baldwin. The book focuses on the events in the life of an American man living in … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week’s featured artist is Mr. James Baldwin. We’ll look at some of his most acclaimed writings, essays, novels, and TV/radio addresses. James Baldwin was an essayist, playwright and novelist regarded as a highly insightful,    iconic writer with … Continue reading

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Black History | First Black President

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Tuesday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated : Moonlight

Moonlight is the little movie that could. About a year and a half ago, the only people talking about Moonlight were Black film geeks. I heard about it from Shadow and Act. I haven’t seen Moonlight, but everyone that I’ve … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated – Hidden Figures

I have seen Hidden Figures four times. Peanut has seen it twice. In case you haven’t heard of it, Hidden Figures is the story of three Black women: Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson- three brilliant women who worked … Continue reading

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Black History | #AMERIKKKA

I have no words…

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