Category Archives: History

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. pic.twitter.com/l2dYRgjYbV — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 8, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Guess Who Is Coming Back to the White House??

NEW: Pres. Biden will host former Pres. Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Sept. 7 for the unveiling of their official portraits. https://t.co/OlnaZuymGH pic.twitter.com/RBJYpOwfoE — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 31, 2022 Yessssss!! … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

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

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Weekend Open Thread – A Tribute to the G.O.A.T. – Serena Williams

I remember reading about the Williams Sisters in Sports Illustrated, when Richard Williams was being vilified for his stance about not letting his daughters play in all those Junior tournaments… Who did this Negro think he was? They made such … Continue reading

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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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It’s JUSTICE Ketanji Brown Jackson!

sniff sniff sniff😪😪😪 I never thought that I would live to see the day where a Black from a distance woman with locs and a deliberately chosen African name would sit on the Supreme Court. It’s still surreal to me. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Brown v Board was ‘accepted quickly’? In what world, WSJ?

The delusional Editorial Page of the WSJ is at it again. Brown v. Board was ‘ accepted quickly’? Absolutely not. Tell us the truth, Ms. Ifill Prince Edward’s County, VA closed the schools for five years rather than comply with … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This News About Ginni Thomas…you can’t be surprised😒😒

Got out of work and checked Twitter to see this: I was not shocked. Learned last year that she had paid for the transportation of some of the 1/6 Domestic terrorists.😠😠 Ginni Thomas urged Mark Meadows to overturn the 2020 … Continue reading

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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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