Category Archives: Culture

Open Thread | So, the filibuster lives another day because of the pair of Trifling Tricks , Sinema and Manchin😠

Talk about being on the wrong side of history.😠 I swear to Gawd the MSM is determined to not call a thing a thing. Why are they still saying @Sen_JoeManchin and @SenatorSinema support voting rights? They don’t and folks should … Continue reading

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Fashion Icon Andre Leon Talley Dead at 73

2022 has been brutal. Not even out of the month January. RIP🙏🏽😢 Fashion icon Andre Leon Talley has died at 73, TMZ reports https://t.co/MzbAzXVEMq pic.twitter.com/Lah0127acS — philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 19, 2022 In A.L.T.: A Memoir, he talked about how … Continue reading

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Showbiz Legend Betty White Dead At 99

I can’t even feel bad about this one. Or sad. She lived a long life, was vibrant until the end. And, her talent will be with us forever. “To be able to spend a lifetime in the business you love … Continue reading

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We Lost Two Giants Today. From Sports, John Madden. From Politics, former Senator Harry Reid.

🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 for both. Rest In Power.😪😪 A coaching legend. A broadcasting icon. Beloved by football fans everywhere. Remembering John Madden. pic.twitter.com/6jbIl1kdZq — NFL (@NFL) December 29, 2021 Breaking News: Harry Reid, the Democrat from Nevada who helped steer the Affordable … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Black Historian of Chicago, Timuel Black, Dead At 102

He was THE Historian for Black Chicago. I could listen to him for hours on end. He was a fountain of knowledge. RIP for a life well lived in service to the community.😢🙏🏽😢🙏🏽 #BREAKING: Timuel Black, a political and civil … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Dropping Some Wisdom…Respect and Protect the Children

This man is thoughtful and wise..please follow him. He has such a kind heart. Last night I was at my peoples house with a few friends and my homegirl with her daugther, 5, who I haven't seen her since she … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So, The Tony Awards Were Last Night

Black excellence at the Tony Awards. We've got nothing but love for @adriennelwarren accepting her award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical at the #TonyAwards! ❤️😍🎭 pic.twitter.com/RVVTAQUsxK — Paramount+ (@paramountplus) September 27, 2021 A Soldier's Play wins best revival … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is The Truth Of What We Are Facing

This is exactly where we are right now as a country.   Let’s dissect this. This is what Culture War looks like. We do not have a functioning two party system in America. The Republican Party is the vessel of … Continue reading

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Legend Cicely Tyson Dies At 96😢😢

Cicely Tyson, an Actress Who Shattered Stereotypes, Dies at 96 – The New York Times https://t.co/CBQXpvWyeT — Erica L. Green (@EricaLG) January 29, 2021 Legend. Phenomenon. Human Wonder. Once in a lifetime talent. All of these describe Ms. Cicely Tyson, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Bad News Can Wait. Just Want To Enjoy Some Happiness

Last night’s Verzuz between Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight was something I didn’t even know that I needed.😪😪😍😍 The music, of course was wonderful, but it was the stories. Them being everyone’s Black Auntie…I miss that in my own life.😪😪 … Continue reading

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