Category Archives: Culture

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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The Black Panther is gone. Actor Chadwick Boseman dead at 43😪😪😪

Actor Chadwick Boseman has died of colon cancer at the age of 43. RIP😪🙏😪🙏 WAKANDA FOREVER👏👏   pic.twitter.com/aZ2JzDf5ai — Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020 All day. https://t.co/pI296ggBdl — Kendall B. (@kendallb511) August 29, 2020 CHADWICK BOSEMAN MADE YOUNG BLACK … Continue reading

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We Have Lost 3 Musical Giants: Little Richard, Andre Harrell and Betty Wright😢😢🙏🙏

May they all Rest In Power. And, the legacy of the music they created will live on for many generations to come.    

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Thursday Open Thread | Remembering Toni Morrison😢😢

We lost one of the giants this week when Toni Morrison died at the age of 88. There really are no words to describe how brilliant Ms. Morrison was, and what she brought to the world as a FREE Black … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The Day the Music Burned😢😢

Reading this story was just so painful. So much of our culture -GONE FOREVER. I had to admit, I thought by now that all of this had been digitized. The thought that it was just sitting in a building somewhere, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | The Black Woman

Hello Everyone. This week’s threads will feature vintage videos and articles about Black Americans.

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European colonizers killed so many Native Americans that it changed the global climate

(CNN)  When Europeans arrived in the Americas, they caused so much death and disease that it changed the global climate, a new study finds. European settlers killed 56 million indigenous people over about 100 years in South, Central and North … 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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Friday Open Thread | Keiko Matsui Week

TGIF, Everyone!

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Thursday Open Thread

2018 is the year to unleash your God-given creativity.  Who else is going to create it, but you? Today’s idea for creativity:  Schedule a group outing to a painting studio. You can research a location in your region. Here’s a … Continue reading

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