Category Archives: Culture

Open Thread | The NAACP Image Awards

Appreciate them because they recognize some of those who are overlooked by other award shows. Black award shows are mental wellness boosts! I swear it’s nothing short of uplifting and motivating to see Black Excellence celebrated and honored. #BHM @naacpimageaward … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Attack on Education in Florida….as They Try To Install Fascism

In case you didn’t know… I don’t know if you know what’s been going on in Florida. Their Governor has chosen to go full-on fascist. There is the full-blown attack on education. The banning of books. The attack on the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs, Winner of the Superbowl

I didn’t have a dog in this game. Just wanted a good game. Tuned in for Sheryl Lee Ralph and Rihanna.😂😂😂 Heard on a talk show from a pundit ” We had a Black President before two Black Quarterbacks in … Continue reading

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Songwriter Legend Burt Bacharach Dead At 94

RIP🙏🏿😢 You music will live on Burt Bacharach, the composer and Oscar winner who delighted millions with the quirky arrangements and unforgettable melodies of "Walk on By," "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" and dozens of other hits, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | 2023 Grammy Results

What happened last night on the Grammy Awards. Hold the line !!!!!!! Viola Davis just became EGOT #18 !!! Omg @violadavis U are absolutely everything ! Congratulations to a living LEGEND. Time to celebrate !!! — Jennifer Hudson (@IAMJHUD) … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Right: Damar Hamlin IS NOT “A Miracle”

He is a beneficiary of the best healthcare money can buy, and immediate access to it. A message from a hospital pastor: May I humbly request not to call #DamarHamlin’s recovery a "miracle”?It wasn't a miracle. He had a sudden … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Golden Globes🤗

Just a lot of good folks won. A diverse list of winners. Eddie Murphy gets a #GoldenGlobes standing ovation. — Ramin Setoodeh (@RaminSetoodeh) January 11, 2023 Eddie Murphy shares three pieces of advice for up-and-comers in the industry: 1) … Continue reading

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Journalist Barbara Walters Dies at 93

RIP🙏🏿😢 BREAKING: Barbara Walters, who shattered the glass ceiling and became a dominant force in an industry once dominated by men, has died. She was 93. — ABC News (@ABC) December 31, 2022 .@ABC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: Barbara … Continue reading

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Open Thread: A Little Education on ‘ White Passing’.

I saw this tweet, and it made me think: The Meghan Markle convo reveals to me that younger black folks don't know what "white passing" actually means. — Unobtainium Daydreams (@ShimminyKricket) December 10, 2022 With the dropping of the beginning … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Kennedy Center Honors Is Back!🤗

The Kennedy Center Honors is back and in Full Force!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Please join us in congratulating your 45th class of Kennedy Center Honorees. 🤩🌈✨ Tune in Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. EST as a star-studded #KCHonors lineup pays tribute to @U2, … Continue reading

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