Category Archives: Books

Wednesday Open Thread | Toni Morrison Week

Happy HUMP day, Everyone! Today’s novel…. SULA Plot summary[edit] The Bottom is a mostly black neighborhood in Ohio. A good white farmer promised freedom and a piece of Bottom land to his slave if he would perform some very difficult … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Toni Morrison Week

Today’s featured novel… The Bluest Eye Wiki:  The Bluest Eye is a 1970 novel by American author Toni Morrison. It is Morrison’s first novel and was written while she was teaching at Howard University and raising her two sons on … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Toni Morrison Week

Happy Monday, Everyone! This week’s featured artist is the brilliant writer Toni Morrison. We’ll revisit some of Ms. Morrison’s greatest written works. Love this interview of Toni Morrison with Charlie Rose. She SCHOOLED Rose. Biography: Born on February 18, 1931, … Continue reading

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Henrietta Lacks & The SCOTUS Ruling NO on Gene Patents

After hearing oral auguments April 15, this week, the Supreme Court of the USA turned in a unanimous decision against HUMAN gene patents. When the decision came before the court and after this week’s decision, 3 Chics thought about the Henrietta Lacks … Continue reading

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3 Chics Politico | National Poetry Month | 2013 |

Join 3 Chics in celebrating National Poetry Month. Throughout the month of April, we’ll feature poems and poets who have inspired America’s historical & cultural landscape. We invite you to share and post your favorite poems and poets here. I, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Good Morning. Someone is celebrating their 50th birthday. His name is Bond……James Bond. James Bond, code name 007, is a fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short story collections. … Continue reading

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Marshall “MAJOR” Taylor First African-American Athlete To Achieve “World Champion” Status

February is long gone, but Black History lives on. Life is too short for any man to hold bitterness in his heart–Marshall Taylor From the Wiki:  Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor (26 November 1878 – 21 June 1932) was an American … Continue reading

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