Category Archives: Education

Friday Open Thread

TGIF, Everyone! What’s on your bookshelves, tablets, Kindles, etc.? Here’s what I’m currently reading: Autobiography of a People: Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those Who Lived It And check out this amazing couple’s efforts to literally get … Continue reading

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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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Monday Open Thread

Top of the week to you! ICYMI- Some great TENNIS! How they got there: PBO, we LOVE YOU!

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Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy your weekend with family and friends! MUST READ I will not let your affirmative action ignorance belittle my daughter’s achievements By Jonita Davis “Let me set the record straight … ” is how I began a Facebook post on the … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

The Axes of American Politics Seven Ideologies Underpinning Today’s Politics It is a fact universally acknowledged that every time a member of a political party is criticized by members of their own party, the Internet will get very excited and angry. Don’t they … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

#HeyBlackChild! These adorable kids give us hope for the future. pic.twitter.com/45JkbIszLQ — The Root (@TheRoot) July 12, 2017 ENOUGH SAID

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Friday Open Thread | This is your Secretary of Education, People…..Ignorant as can be….

DeVos sparks controversy with comments on black colleges Some experts on historically black institutions panned her statement as ignorant, while others said she was inadvertently praising segregation. By Benjamin Wermund 02/28/17 12:01 PM EST Updated 02/28/17 03:30 PM EST President … Continue reading

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