Category Archives: Heritage

Happy Labor Day!

HAPPY LABOR DAY!! The marking of the end of Summer. Come on, Fall.🍁🍂🌾

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Weekend Open Thread | RIP, Lamont Dozier

I thought that we would take this weekend to remember Lamont Dozier, who passed away this week at the age of 81. Lamont Dozier, who helped define the Motown sound, dies at 81 By Brian Murphy August 9, 2022 at … Continue reading

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Happy July 4th!

I always consider July 4th a day to get together with family and friends. That’s what it has evolved into for me. Mr. Douglass said it best…

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Open Thread | Day Three of the Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP continued to be on one.😠😠 But, Judge Brown Jackson was wonderful. No matter what else happens from this point, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will become Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson All these Republicans who sat there torturing her … 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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Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

You helped change the world. You certainly changed my world. I have so many opportunities because of your battles. Share this clip of my father. We must study him beyond the end of ‘I Have a Dream.’ (and that’s taken … 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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Happy July 4th

Independence Day. But, for whom? I leave you with this classic:  

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Open Thread | Happy Birthday, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is the national observance of the holiday celebrating the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thank you for all you did for this country, Dr. King.   A thread of Dr. King in color, as we commemorate … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Schools, Reopening, and How History Will See Us

More from Andy Slavitt. I consider him a heroic voice during this time. Here is a good thread: He is so thoughtful:   I think about the things we all try to teach our kids.-being safe-following the golden rule-showing consideration-using … Continue reading

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