Category Archives: Culture

Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. It’s Homecoming Season…. "There's Homecomings, and then there's HBCU Homecomings…"@_HamptonU grad @JustinTinsley explains what makes homecomings at HBCUs so special. pic.twitter.com/356ZFa8CXE — … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This is EXACTLY What the Republicans Are Up to With Regards to True HISTORY of this Country

This entire thread: 1/ The right wants to erase the legacy of the civil rights movement. It's why they want to replace Raphael Warnock in the Senate — the man who leads MLK's old church — w/ someone like Herschel … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. I wish that I could see both of these on Broadway. Actor @WendellPierce is getting the star treatment on Broadway, taking center … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Tulsa Public Schools Downgraded Their Accreditation for ‘ Shaming White People’

Okla. downgrades Tulsa school district over complaint it shamed White people https://t.co/24woAi1xaE — Craig Newman (@craignewman) July 31, 2022 From the article: The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted this week to downgrade the accreditation of Tulsa Public Schools after … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Goodbye to the Pearsons

This week was the last episode of This Is Us. I came to This Is Us over halfway through the first season. I had read on the internet how each week it would bring you to tears, but people loved … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The House Passes The CROWN Act

I didn’t think that this would hit me as hard as it has. The House passed a National CROWN Act. One of my favorite channels on Youtube to watch are channels with young Black girls whose mothers do their natural … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. I love this. They look fabulous. It is a classic look. We can wear anything and look good in it. "Ralph Lauren … Continue reading

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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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