Category Archives: History

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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Tuesday Open Thread | Update on the ADOS Hustle

SG2 asked me to do another post on ADOS, and I agree. The hustlers involved in ADOS out here pushing that they are the ones pushing for reparations. Maybe they can run that con on you, but, I’ve been Black … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

I miss the series “Underground.” How about you? I’m on a Harriet Tubman research trip. You know she’s from my home state of Maryland. I hope you enjoy these clips of historic sites, in honor of Harriet Tubman. And I’ve … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Jane Matilda Bolin LL.B. (April 11, 1908 – January 8, 2007) was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York City Bar Association, and the first to join the New York … Continue reading

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Melvin Carter : Mayor of St. Paul Swearing In Ceremony

Melvin Carter was sworn in yesterday as mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota. He becomes the first African-American mayor in the city’s 164-year history. pic.twitter.com/Wyp5Jw6GAs — Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 3, 2018 FYI: Meet Sharon Sayles Belton. First African-American Woman Mayor … Continue reading

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