Category Archives: History

Open Thread | Brown v Board was ‘accepted quickly’? In what world, WSJ?

The delusional Editorial Page of the WSJ is at it again. Brown v. Board was ‘ accepted quickly’? Absolutely not. Tell us the truth, Ms. Ifill Prince Edward’s County, VA closed the schools for five years rather than comply with … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This News About Ginni Thomas…you can’t be surprised😒😒

Got out of work and checked Twitter to see this: I was not shocked. Learned last year that she had paid for the transportation of some of the 1/6 Domestic terrorists.😠😠 Ginni Thomas urged Mark Meadows to overturn the 2020 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day Three of the Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP continued to be on one.😠😠 But, Judge Brown Jackson was wonderful. No matter what else happens from this point, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will become Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson All these Republicans who sat there torturing her … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day 2 – Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP showed their entire azz yesterday.😠 But, Judge Brown gave a Master Class in Black Professional Sensibilities.👊🏾👊🏾 Today, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is demonstrating the breadth and depth of her legal expertise from her experience working at ALL levels … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Begin

Today began the confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to join the Supreme Court. "Members of this Committee: If I am confirmed, I commit to you that I will work productively to support and defend the Constitution" – SCOTUS … 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. I love this. They look fabulous. It is a classic look. We can wear anything and look good in it. "Ralph Lauren … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Vice-President Kamala Harris Visits Selma to Remember Bloody Sunday

Our Vice-President was in Selma to commemorate “Bloody Sunday”. Help me, Holy Ghost! 😊 https://t.co/WiU39lKunm — Bloated IG Political Commentator (@coreybking) March 7, 2022 But the media said VP isn’t popular.. https://t.co/wFl005FvMr — Candidly Tiff: It’s Primary Season! (@tify330) March … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Debate on Critical Race Theory Was Never About Critical Race Theory

Which only a certain sect of GRADUATE LEVEL SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL LEARN. It was about White people not wanting their children to be taught ACTUAL American history. They want to minimize the pain of those not-White in this country, and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

You helped change the world. You certainly changed my world. I have so many opportunities because of your battles. Share this clip of my father. We must study him beyond the end of ‘I Have a Dream.’ (and that’s taken … Continue reading

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RIP, General Charles McGee, One of the last Tuskegee Airmen, Dead at 102

RIP, General.🙏🏾😪 Today, we lost an American hero. Charles McGee, Brigadier General and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airman, passed at the age of 102. While I am saddened by his loss, I'm also incredibly grateful for his sacrifice, … Continue reading

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