Category Archives: History

Open Thread | The Endless Cletus Safaris….and Yet, the MSM Can’t Bother to Try and Find Biden Voters

UH HUH UH HUH There is no accident to this. We care about little-d DEMOCRACY. We care about body autonomy. We care about voting rights. We care about the environment. We care about our children going to school and not … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Elections, 2023 Elections, 2024 Elections, Abortion, Abortion Rights, activism, Breaking News, Criminal Justice, Culture, Current Events, Democracy, Democratic Party, Department of Justice, Economics, Economy, Elections, History, Justice, Open Thread, Politics, President Joe Biden, Vice-President Kamala D. Harris | Tagged , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Open Thread | Never Forget….The Cruelty IS the Point

When they talk about the GOP ‘moving on from Trump’. I want you to be very clear about what they mean, and what they don’t mean. What they mean, is that they want to move on from the obvious criminality … Continue reading

Posted in 2024 Elections, confederate statues, Corruption, Economics, Economy, Elections, GOP, History, Human Rights, human rights abuse, injustice, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Bias | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Open Thread | The Part of AMERICAN HISTORY That Some Want Erased

I read these two tweets and just went UH HUH UH HUH – Black slaves worked for free for 270+ years– Black slaves were worth 2x more than railroads, which was arguably the most valuable asset– Black slaves were agricultural … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Black Codes, Black Excellence, Black History, Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Breaking News, Democracy, Elections, Heritage, History, Institutional Racism, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , | 27 Comments

Open Thread | How The Affirmative Action Case Might Effect HBCU’s

One of the issues that came up after the Supreme Court’s horrible Affirmative Action, was how this would affect HBCU’s. Historically Black Colleges and Universities were developed post-Civil War to educate the newly freed Black populace. The question was what … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, Black Excellence, Black History, Breaking News, College Admissions, Current Events, Economics, Education, History, Institutional Racism, Open Thread, Politics, Supreme Court | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Open Thread | Donald Trump Indicted ON FEDERAL CHARGES!

Yes!!!! “The indictment, filed in Federal District Court in Miami, is the first time in American history a former president has faced federal charges.” — Ari Melber, MSNBC (@AriMelber) June 8, 2023 NEW: Trump charged with seven counts, including … Continue reading

Posted in Attorney General Merrick Garland, Breaking News, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, Donald Trump, FBI, History, Justice, Obstruction of Justice, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Happy Memorial Day

Something else Black people gave to America. Just a reminder Memorial Day was started in South Carolina by African Americans — Black-Owned SC (@blackownedsc) May 25, 2023 Today, Vice President Harris delivered a historic commencement address at West Point … Continue reading

Posted in Armed Services, Breaking News, Heritage, History, Honor, Open Thread | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Legend Tina Turned Dead at 83

Her life was larger than life. What she went through would have broken lesser humans. But, she was Tina Turner. Rip Tina Turner. Here doing Proud Mary on her final tour — ↙️Ryan B+ (@TheChewDefense) May 24, 2023 Legendary … Continue reading

Posted in #BlackGirlMagic, Black Excellence, Black History, Breaking News, Culture, Current Events, Dance, Entertainment, History, Music, Open Thread | Tagged , , , , , | 22 Comments

Harry Belafonte, Passed Away At 96

Breaking News: Harry Belafonte, the barrier-breaking singer, actor and activist who became a major force in the civil rights movement, has died at 96. — The New York Times (@nytimes) April 25, 2023 RIP Harry Belafonte When it … 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. History I never knew about. I need y’all to understand. Kelvin learned how to fence for this film. He was practicing violin … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More of the Vice-President’s Trip to Africa

More from this terrific Overseas Trip: This is why US Political media needs to be ignored particularly when it comes to VP Kamala Harris. Their takes and the the reality are two different things. — Hope Restored In DFW … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, African Diaspora, Africans, Black Excellence, Breaking News, Culture, Current Events, Economics, Economy, Foreign policy, Heritage, History, Open Thread, Politics, Vice-President Kamala D. Harris | Tagged , , , , , , | 23 Comments