Category Archives: History

Open Thread | The President Visits Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

It is the National Holiday for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We celebrate you, your love, and your legacy today. The world is better because of your commitment to justice, equity and true … Continue reading

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Journalist Barbara Walters Dies at 93

RIP🙏🏿😢 BREAKING: Barbara Walters, who shattered the glass ceiling and became a dominant force in an industry once dominated by men, has died. She was 93. — ABC News (@ABC) December 31, 2022 .@ABC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: Barbara … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The 1/6 Committee Releases Its Complete Report

The 1/6 Committee released their report. They connected the dots. The choices that Nancy Pelosi made, in choosing the 1/6 Committee👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Read the Select Committee’s Final Report ⤵️ — January 6th Committee (@January6thCmte) December 23, 2022 LarryO talked about the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | They Honored Nancy Pelosi With A Portrait in Congress

No one is more deserving. Thank you, Madam Speaker. You will go down as a legend.👏🏾👏🏾 The House has unveiled its portrait of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by Ron Sherr. — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 15, 2022 Pelosi portrait unveiled … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Kennedy Center Honors Is Back!🤗

The Kennedy Center Honors is back and in Full Force!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Please join us in congratulating your 45th class of Kennedy Center Honorees. 🤩🌈✨ Tune in Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. EST as a star-studded #KCHonors lineup pays tribute to @U2, … 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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Open Thread | We Are Fast Approaching the November 2022 Elections

The November 2022 Elections are coming fast. In many States, Early Voting will soon begin. We need to keep BOTH Houses of Congress. Remember, DEMOCRACY IS ON THE BALLOT. If we lose our American democracy, we will also lose our … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Justice Brown Jackson Came to Educate👏🏾

They had the case before The Supreme Court that could gut what’s left of the Voting Rights Act. Justice Brown Jackson dove right in. More KBJ: The 14th Amendment "was drafted to give a constitutional foundation for a piece of … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations Justice Ketanji Brown -Jackson

It was the First of October- the opening of the Supreme Court. With our newest Justice. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson investiture ceremony📸Credit: Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States — John Kruzel (@johnkruzel) September 30, 2022 Today, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Queen Elizabeth II, Dead at 96

Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96. The monarch met every American President since Ike, with the exception of LBJ. She lived for 30% of the history of United States. — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 8, … Continue reading

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