Category Archives: Culture

Monday Open Thread | AFRICA!

When you're not afraid to rep your Africanity… pic.twitter.com/3r6mUZs8Yc — Black News (@BlackNewsOutlet) June 26, 2017

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Thursday Open Thread

David Sanborn week continues. I know one thing, I definitely need music a healing force.

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Monday Opening Thread

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week’ featured artist David Sanborn and his many musical collaborations. David Sanborn (born July 30, 1945) is an American alto saxophonist. Though Sanborn has worked in many genres, his solo recordings typically blend jazz with instrumental … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. I want to put a plug in for a series that will premiere on Monday, May 29th, on ABC. A new production from Shondaland.   A Bunch of … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Emily Levine reads “On the Fifth Day” by Jane Hirshfield

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Monday Open Thread

Welcome to Monday, folks! Houston National Black Film Festival ICYM & want to explore this new enterprise further.

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Monday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

This Week 3 Chics highlights the groundbreaking Mini series Roots. Last month marked the 4oth Anniversary of “Roots.” Based on the book, Roots: the Saga of an American Family, by Alex Haley. We’ll feature selected scenes from the movie. As … Continue reading

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