Category Archives: Black History

Tuesday Open Thread

I miss the series “Underground.” How about you? I’m on a Harriet Tubman research trip. You know she’s from my home state of Maryland. I hope you enjoy these clips of historic sites, in honor of Harriet Tubman. And I’ve … Continue reading

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The Homegoing for Aretha Louise Franklin

Today is the Homegoing for Aretha Louise Franklin. The Queen of Soul. Aretha’s funeral is AN EVENT pic.twitter.com/WOyJNcY2li — Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) August 30, 2018 I hope that this works. This is the live stream. Sorry, if it doesn’t work. … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Born, August 26, 1918, Happy 100th Birthday, Katherine Johnson! A true American hero, whose body of work earned her a movie highlighting her contributions to the world, a building named after her, and a doll. Today, retired @NASA_Langley mathematician Katherine … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Happy Saturday Everyone. Here’s a prelude to Katherine Johnson’s 100th Birthday. On Sunday, Katherine Johnson celebrates her 100th birthday! 🎂🎉 Celebrate this milestone by sharing her inspiring story with your students. K-4: https://t.co/k9ntZrn4Gj5-8: https://t.co/7bMXnTMLgs#Happy100Katherine pic.twitter.com/8vnfoGmTnd — NASA Education (@NASAedu) August … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! 22-Year-Old Ginai Seabron Surprised To Learn She’s The First Black Woman To Graduate From Virginia Tech’s Nanoscience Program  “Know that you aren’t the only one struggling. Keep pushing.” Ginai Seabron has made history as the first … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Sheku Kanneh-Mason Week

Hello my PEEPS! This week’s featured artist is the virtuoso Sheku Kanneh-Mason. 3Chics has fallen in love with this young man’s talent, skill and musical genius ICYM Sheku isn’t the only talent in the family.

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60 Minutes: Oprah goes inside Memorial to Victims of Lynching

There is a reckoning taking place in America over how we remember our history. Much of the focus has been on whether or not to take down monuments that celebrate the Confederacy. But this story is about a new monument … Continue reading

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