Category Archives: History

Monday Open Thread | The State of Our Country

Been thinking about what happened on Saturday. Some have said that they were saddened by what happened on Saturday. Me? I’m just mad as hell. Because, there’s no reason why we should be at this point in time. We should … Continue reading

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26 Most Powerful Images of The Last Hundred Years

Pincess Diana talks to amputees in Angola, where she traveled in January 1997 to bring attention to the anti land mine campaign of the International Red Cross. Sitting on her lap is Sandra Thijica, a 13 year old who lost … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! We have to keep informing some folks that Sally Hemings was not Jefferson’s Mistress. SHE WAS HIS SLAVE AND HE RAPED HER. Sally Hemings wasn’t Thomas Jefferson’s mistress. She was his property By Britni Danielle Archaeologists at … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Heritage, History, Open Thread, POTUS, Racism, Slave Breeding in America, Slavery | Tagged , , | 60 Comments

Saturday Open Thread | Shariah Harris To Make History in the Sport of Polo

Pennsylvania teen, 19, to make history as the first black woman to ever play in top tier of US polo after discovering it by accident 12 years ago By Associated Press and Mary Kekatos For Dailymail.com Published: 14:06 EDT, 29 … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | A Post on ‘RussiaGate’

From Facebook: Doug Blackmon Yesterday at 1:38am · “RussiaGate” has become a catastrophic failure of leadership—and a debacle from which the Trump presidency will not recover —“Trump is a suicide vest strapped around the body of the Republican Party”—- #trumprussia … Continue reading

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Racist Black History Month essay shocks school: ‘All stories in the Bible are about white people’

Quickly! Someone please educate the student that King David, his son Solomon and Jesus were all black. Matthew 2:13 An Angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up”, take the child & his mother & escape to Egypt. Why … Continue reading

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Presidents Day | Honoring President Barack Hussein Obama

On this #PresidentsDay as well as #BlackHistoryMonth, we honor Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th President of the United States.

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