Category Archives: History

Open Thread | Remembering Our Veterans

Today is Veterans Day. We remember those who put on the uniform, and who have risked their lives for this country.  https://youtu.be/_2gk_WZmg7Y  

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Open Thread | Congratulations to Simone Biles!👏👏👏

The nightmare that is our current political situation will still be with us. I chose today to celebrate something positive. To celebrate Black Excellence👏👏 Medal # 25 is 🥇@Simone_Biles breaks her own record and sets a new one after winning … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Remembering Diahann Carroll, the Legend

Legend…trailblazer Diahann Carroll passed away last week at the age of 84.   Ms. Carroll was a legend. She was stunning, beautiful, graceful to the very end. Her two roles that will forever be close to my heart were Marianne … Continue reading

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Open Thread | A History Lesson About Abaco Island In the Bahamas

I have to admit that I didn’t know this history. But, the truth is…we are all connected in this hemisphere…it just depended on where the slave ship landed. This thread is educational. For the ADOS fraudsters, maybe you can learn … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The Day the Music Burned😢😢

Reading this story was just so painful. So much of our culture -GONE FOREVER. I had to admit, I thought by now that all of this had been digitized. The thought that it was just sitting in a building somewhere, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. Let us remember all who fought for this country and died in service to this country. Never forget, African-Americans have served in the military of this country since before this country was an actual country. Did … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | The Fire At Notre Dame Cathedral 😢😢😢

#NotreDamedeParis #NotreDame pic.twitter.com/6m9Y0qQT4p — Paris (@Paris) April 15, 2019 I was 15 when my parents told me what my 16th Birthday Present was going to be: A trip to Paris. Paris… My father, who had fought in Europe during WWII, … Continue reading

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