Category Archives: Black History

Monday Open Thread | Black Excellence at the Oscars

The Oscars just happened…and there was some Black Magic.   Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Moonlight.   Viola Davis won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Fences. @THR Viola Davis: “I became an artist … Continue reading

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Racist Black History Month essay shocks school: ‘All stories in the Bible are about white people’

Quickly! Someone please educate the student that King David, his son Solomon and Jesus were all black. Matthew 2:13 An Angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up”, take the child & his mother & escape to Egypt. Why … Continue reading

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Presidents Day | Honoring President Barack Hussein Obama

On this #PresidentsDay as well as #BlackHistoryMonth, we honor Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th President of the United States.

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

Benjamin Franklin Thomas Jefferson Abraham Lincoln Henry Berry

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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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