Category Archives: History

The Impeachment Trial of President Donald J. Trump

Today began the trial of Donald Trump. As set forth in the Constitution, the House of Representatives impeaches the President, but the trial about his removal takes place in the Senate. As I have pointed out, the Founding  Fathers saw … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

Today marks the official federal holiday of the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   Thread A thread of Dr. King in color, as we commemorate his 91st birthday. #MLK91 #MLK #CorettaScottKing pic.twitter.com/xwxZ7PMSCG — The King Center (@TheKingCenter) … Continue reading

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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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